Melbourne has reached the Eddington Limit

07/05/2008

Mr BARBER (Northern Metropolitan) -- Astrophysicists tell us that when a star gets to a certain size -- about 140 times the size of our sun -- it tears itself apart. They call this phenomenon the Eddington limit.

Petition: Rail: Brighton Level Crossing

17/04/2008

To the Legislative Council of Victoria:

The petition of certain citizens of the state of Victoria draws to the attention of the Legislative Council the loss of civic amenity caused by the forced closure of New Street.

Housing Affordability

12/03/2008

Mr BARBER (Northern Metropolitan) -- The motion before the house addresses housing affordability but unfortunately leaves out the other half of the problem, which is transport affordability.

West Gate Punt: Service

06/02/2008

Ms HARTLAND (Western Metropolitan) -- My adjournment matter tonight is for the Minister for Roads and Ports and relates to the West Gate bicycle punt.

Myki ticketing system

05/02/2008

MS HARTLAND -- To ask the Minister for Industry and State Development (for the Minister for Public Transport):

Public transport: Sunshine rail extension

05/02/2008

MS HARTLAND -- To ask the Minister for Industry and Trade (for the Minister for Public Transport):

Has the Department of Infrastructure completed a study into the electrification of the train service to the west of Sunshine; if so --

(a) what would it cost to electrify the line to Bacchus Marsh;

Public transport: Melton rail service

05/02/2008

MS HARTLAND -- To ask the Minister for Industry and Trade (for the Minister for Public Transport):

Has the Department of Infrastructure completed estimations on the projected future patronage levels of an electrified train line to Melton; if so, what is the projected patronage, and the projected increase in patronage over 2006 levels, for --

(a) Bacchus Marsh;

Public transport: Sunshine rail extension

05/02/2008

MS HARTLAND -- To ask the Minister for Industry and Trade (for the Minister for Public Transport):

Has the Department of Infrastructure completed a study into the electrification of the train service to the west of Sunshine; if so --

(a) when was the study completed; and

(b) who were the consultants engaged (if any).

Public transport: Melton rail service

05/02/2008

MS HARTLAND -- To ask the Minister for Industry and Trade (for the Minister for Public Transport):

Has the Department of Infrastructure completed estimations on the projected frequency and journey times of a projected electrified rail line to Melton; if so, what are those projected frequencies and journey times.

Public transport: Melton rail service

05/02/2008

MS HARTLAND -- To ask the Minister for Industry and Trade (for the Minister for Public Transport):

Has the Department of Infrastructure completed estimations on the projected future need for bus routes to link in with an electrified train line to Melton; if so, what are those bus routes, and where would they run.