Find out about transport planning and projects being delivered by the department.

Major projects

DTPLI is working to deliver major transport projects which will relieve road and rail congestion and support Victoria’s future economic growth.This section of the website is currently being updated.


DTPLI is working to deliver projects at Victoria’s major ports, as well as initiatives for local ports and the boating and fishing industry.


DTPLI is delivering projects to ensure the efficient movement of freight across Victoria.

Rail and roads

DTPLI is working to deliver public transport and road projects to improve Victoria’s transport network.

Emergency management

Information about emergency management and marine pollution incidents.

Cycling and walking

The Victorian Government supports cycling and walking through a range of projects and initiatives in metropolitan and regional Victoria.

About transport in Victoria

The Victorian Government has prepared strategies to improve public and private transport, the movement of freight and the development of our ports.

Research and Data

The Victorian Government has prepared integrated strategies that set the direction to improve public and private transport, the movement of freight, the development of our ports and other major infrastructure.

News and Events

Public transport fare changes from 1 January 2015

19 December 2014

A new Free Tram Zone will begin in Melbourne City from 1 January, along with capped fares for zone 1 and 2 travel.

Avalon Airport Rail Link preferred alignment announced

7 October 2014

In September 2014, a preferred alignment was announced for the Avalon Airport Rail Link.

Avalon Airport Rail Link will connect the existing Melbourne to Geelong rail line with Avalon Airport. The preferred alignment will run from a point between Lara and Little River stations to the airport passenger terminal.

Portarlington Pier renewal

11 June 2014

The State Government is investing over $3 million for the renewal of Portarlington pier on the Bellarine Peninsula to secure and support the development of the Port Phillip aquaculture industry.

Page last reviewed on 2 December 2014

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