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Port of Brisbane in support of coastal shipping reforms

The Port of Brisbane supports proposed reforms to coastal trade and shipping in Australia, which should provide a more cost-effective and sustainable domestic freight transport solution.

Port of Brisbane injects $80,000 into local community projects

26 August 2014
The Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) today announced more than $80,000 for local community initiatives as part of its Community Grants Program. First launched in 2013, the program supports initiatives that make valuable contributions to the fields of environmental management, community welfare, school education and youth leadership.

Port of Brisbane drives $110 million road upgrade

31 July 2014
The Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) will commence a $110 million upgrade to the Port of Brisbane’s road network to provide dual carriageway access from the Port of Brisbane Motorway all the way into the port precinct.

Dedicated Freight Rail Corridor passes another critical milestone

2 June 2014
The project which will secure dedicated freight rail access linking south-western Queensland and the Port of Brisbane has passed another critical milestone with the Port of Brisbane Pty Limited (PBPL) and the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) signing a Deed of Cooperation as part of the nation-building Inland Rail freight rail project.

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Robotics students tour Patrick Terminal

Patrick Stevedores’ Terminal Manager, Matthew Hollamby and Production Manager, Julie Simington recently gave three Kimberly Park State School students a firsthand look at how Patrick’s world-class robotic container handling technology operates.

Rare bird sighting at Port of Brisbane Shorebird Roost

Local bird enthusiasts were excited to record the first sighting of a Broad-billed Sandpiper at the Port of Brisbane’s Shorebird Roost during PBPL’s monthly bird survey on 26 March 2014. 

Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd lends helping hand to Wynnum disabled care group

Ten staff from Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) lent a much needed hand to the Wynnum-based Aid and Recreational Association for the Disabled (ARAD) during the community group’s recent working bee.

Heavy Vehicle Road Permit Application processes streamlined

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is the newly appointed supervisory body for all vehicles over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass (GVM) and all fatigue-regulated heavy vehicles over 12 tonnes GVM, as outlined under the new Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).

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