2019 CCF Rail Sector Breakfast
Join us for this year’s rail sector dedicated breakfast event. With unprecedented levels of government spending on major infrastructure, this event will provide attendees great insight into the pipeline of works for major rail sector projects within Victoria. This event is particularly relevant to contractors serving, or looking to enter the rail sector.
Jacinta Allan MP – Member for Bendigo East
Jacinta is currently the Minister for Transport Infrastructure in the Andrews Labor Government. Jacinta is also the Leader of the House in the Victorian Parliament. Jacinta was elected to Parliament in 1999 and is the longest serving Victorian female Minister in the State’s history and Victoria’s equal longest serving Labor Minister. Throughout her career she has advocated strongly for Government investment that delivers for all Victorians, by creating jobs and delivering better health, education and transport services for communities.
Jacinta has held a number of Ministerial portfolios throughout her career including Public Transport, Major Projects and Regional and Rural Development and Industry and Trade. She has also been the Minister for Skills and Workforce Participation, the Minister for Skills, Education Services and Employment, the Minister for Women’s Affairs, the Minister for Education Services and Minister for Employment and Youth Affairs.
As Minister for Transport Infrastructure, Jacinta is overseeing the delivery of the largest investment in transport projects in Victoria’s history including the removal of 75 of Melbourne’s most dangerous and congested level crossings, the construction of the Metro Tunnel, the Suburban Rail Loop, Airport Rail Link and the $1.6 billion Regional Rail Revival package, which will make improvements to every passenger line on the regional network.
Jacinta is responsible for the delivery of Victoria’s major road projects including the West Gate Tunnel, North East Link and upgrades to key suburban and regional road networks.
Evan Tattersall – Chief Executive Officer, Rail Projects Victoria
Evan Tattersall has 35 years’ experience in construction across many industry sectors including transport and building.
His extensive experience working in Melbourne’s metropolitan rail environment includes Craigieburn Electrification Project and leading the complex inner city packages on the $4.1 billion Regional Rail Link project.
Evan was with Evans & Peck for 12 years and with Thiess for 17 years, including 10 years as Construction Manager across Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.
As CEO of Rail Projects Victoria, Evan oversees the planning, development and delivery all major regional and metropolitan public transport infrastructure projects throughout Victoria. These include the $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project, which will untangle the City Loop so more trains can run to and from the suburbs, and the $2 billion Regional Rail Revival, which will upgrade every regional passenger line in Victoria. Planning and development is also underway for Melbourne Airport Link, which will connect Melbourne Airport to the rail network via Sunshine, extensions of the metropolitan network to the west of Melbourne and faster services to the regions.
Date: Thursday, 28th March 2019
Time: 7am arrival for 7.30 start – 10am finish (breakfast provided)
Venue: The Windsor Hotel – Grand Ballroom, 111 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Ticket Prices: Member: $85 / Non Member: $125 Table of 10: $800
RSVP: Monday, 22nd March 2019
Dress Code: Business Casual