Completed proposals

Completed market-led proposals that proceeded to contract award.

West Gate Tunnel


Contract awarded (11 December 2017)




The West Gate Tunnel Project includes the Monash Freeway Upgrade and the Webb Dock Access Improvement Works.

The West Gate Tunnel Project is an important opportunity to deliver real improvements to Melbourne’s transport network by enhancing transport performance in the heavily used M1 corridor and building an alternative to the West Gate Bridge.

It will expand travel choices for motorists and reduce travel times across one of Melbourne’s main cross-city road corridors, providing faster and more direct access to the Port of Melbourne and regional centres and communities.

Key features

  • Widening the West Gate Freeway from 8 to 12 lanes between the M80 and Williamstown Road.
  • A tunnel under Yarraville and a second river crossing over the Maribyrnong.
  • An elevated road along Footscray Road with direct links to CityLink, the Port of Melbourne and the western edge of the CBD.
  • The longest managed motorway system in Australia from Geelong to Pakenham.
  • Over 14km of new cycling and upgraded cycling and walking paths.
  • Widening the Monash Freeway from 8 to 10 lanes between EastLink and South Gippsland Highway, and from 4 to 6 lanes to Clyde Road in Berwick.

Further information

West Gate Tunnel Project Agreement (PDF 15.71 MB)

West Gate Tunnel Project Summary (PDF 1.1 MB)

West Gate Tunnel Project Summary Value for Money Report.pdf (PDF 171.5 KB)

Amended CityLink Concession Deed (PDF 3.56 MB)

Exhibit VV to the CityLink Concession Deed Variation-Principles (PDF 100.03 KB)

Exhibit XX to the CityLink Concession Deed Assumed Transport Network Enhancements (PDF 18.78 KB)

Exhibit YY to the CityLink Concession Deed Minimum Requirements for Toll Road Operator Debt Recovery Arrangements (PDF 25.91 KB)

West Gate Tunnel Project Bill (PDF 698.17 KB)

West Gate Tunnel Project

Victoria's Big Build

Port Phillip Ferries


Contract awarded (27 June 2017)


The Little Group (trading as Port Phillip Ferries)


The Victorian Government has entered into an agreement with The Little Group (trading as Port Phillip Ferries) to support an exclusive three-year trial of a new ferry service between Portarlington and the Docklands (Victoria Harbour).

The ferry service will be operated by Port Phillip Ferries supported by up to $5.04 million in Government funding over the next three years to facilitate the trial.

The trial will provide the first regular passenger ferry service operating from Portarlington to Melbourne. The trial will also provide additional travel options for visitors to the Bellarine Peninsula and will encourage both Melbourne, interstate and overseas visitors to visit the various Bellarine Peninsula attractions, thereby helping to support the local Bellarine economy.

Port Phillip Ferries will operate two return services per day between Portarlington and the Docklands from Monday to Sunday and public holidays.

Port Phillip Ferries has commenced operation of the service.

Further information

Port Phillip Ferries Project Summary (PDF 96.65 KB)

Victoria Police Centre


Contract awarded (19 January 2017)


Australia Post and Cbus Property


Australia Post and Cbus Property will fund and develop a new Victorian Police Centre on land owned by Australia Post at 311 Spencer Street, Melbourne.  The Victorian Government will enter into a long-term lease with the proponents for the use of the facility.

The site will allow connection to the adjacent City West Police Complex at 313 Spencer Street, Melbourne, creating a consolidated police precinct and will also provide the appropriate security required for police headquarters.

Construction is due to commence in 2017 and completion is expected in 2020.

Further information

Victoria Police Centre Project Summary (PDF 911.33 KB)

CityLink–Tulla Widening


Contract awarded (6 October 2014)

Financial Close (30 April 2015 with completion in 2018)




The CityLink–Tulla Widening project has been completed and included the widening of the CityLink and Tullamarine Freeway and introduced a Freeway Management System.

The CityLink–Tulla Widening project wasself-funded by Transurban. When combined with the widening of the Tullamarine Freeway to Melbourne Airport, which is partly funded by the State and Commonwealth Governments, the total cost of the project was over $1 billion. Construction on the project commenced in 2015 and was completed in 2018.

Further information

CityLink–Tulla Widening Project Overview

Reviewed 23/08/2021
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