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Planning to begin on proposed new tram route between Caulfield and Rowville via Chadstone

Planning to begin on proposed new tram route between Caulfield and Rowville via Chadstone

Victoria

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Victorian Government last week announced plans to make it easier for locals in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs to get between Caulfield and Rowville, with planning...

Melbourne Airport Rail Link receives $5bn commitment from Australian Government

Melbourne Airport Rail Link receives $5bn commitment from Australian Government

Victoria

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Australian Government has committed $5 billion to a proposed rail link connecting Melbourne Airport to the CBD, with an expectation that the Victorian Government...

Recommendations for revitalisation of Gosford released by NSW Government

Recommendations for revitalisation of Gosford released by NSW Government

New South Wales

Sunday, 15 April 2018

GOSFORD City Centre will become a significant district which will greatly improve the city's commercial, retail and cultural life, according to recommendations announced by Minister...

NSW Government announces $290m for more green and open spaces

NSW Government announces $290m for more green and open spaces

New South Wales

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE NSW Government last week unveiled its new $290 million Open Spaces and Greener Sydney package, which includes $100 million to secure strategic green space...

New suburb gets the green light at Wilton in Sydney's south west

New suburb gets the green light at Wilton in Sydney's south west

New South Wales

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment has given the green light for the development of a new master planned community in Wilton, in Sydney's...

Early concept plans released for Bayswater Station upgrade in Perth

Early concept plans released for Bayswater Station upgrade in Perth

Western Australia

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE West Australian Government has released early concept plans for the upgrade of Bayswater Station, which will form a central junction for the future Morley-Ellenbrook...

Report released following first round of consultation on development of the Westport: Ports and Environs Strategy

Report released following first round of consultation on development of the Westport: Ports and Environs Strategy

Western Australia

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Westport Taskforce last week released the consultation report 'Westport: What you have told us', which outlines the community feedback received during the first round...

Acciona Energy selected to build $500m solar farm near Gladstone

Acciona Energy selected to build $500m solar farm near Gladstone

Queensland

Sunday, 15 April 2018

GLOBAL energy giant Acciona Energy has been selected to transform 1,250 hectares of underutilised state-owned land at Aldoga into a solar energy project that will...

Australian Government commits $1bn to M1 Motorway upgrades in South East Queensland

Australian Government commits $1bn to M1 Motorway upgrades in South East Queensland

Queensland

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Australian Government last week announced a commitment of $1 billion for the construction of two high-priority upgrade projects—one between Varsity Lakes and Tugun on...

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Planning to begin on proposed new tram route between Caulfield and Rowville via Chadstone

Planning to begin on proposed new tram route between Caulfield and Rowville via Chadstone

Victoria

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Victorian Government last week announced plans to make it easier for locals in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs to get between Caulfield and Rowville, with planning...

Melbourne Airport Rail Link receives $5bn commitment from Australian Government

Melbourne Airport Rail Link receives $5bn commitment from Australian Government

Victoria

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Australian Government has committed $5 billion to a proposed rail link connecting Melbourne Airport to the CBD, with an expectation that the Victorian Government...

Recommendations for revitalisation of Gosford released by NSW Government

Recommendations for revitalisation of Gosford released by NSW Government

New South Wales

Sunday, 15 April 2018

GOSFORD City Centre will become a significant district which will greatly improve the city's commercial, retail and cultural life, according to recommendations announced by Minister...

NSW Government announces $290m for more green and open spaces

NSW Government announces $290m for more green and open spaces

New South Wales

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE NSW Government last week unveiled its new $290 million Open Spaces and Greener Sydney package, which includes $100 million to secure strategic green space...

New suburb gets the green light at Wilton in Sydney's south west

New suburb gets the green light at Wilton in Sydney's south west

New South Wales

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment has given the green light for the development of a new master planned community in Wilton, in Sydney's...

Early concept plans released for Bayswater Station upgrade in Perth

Early concept plans released for Bayswater Station upgrade in Perth

Western Australia

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE West Australian Government has released early concept plans for the upgrade of Bayswater Station, which will form a central junction for the future Morley-Ellenbrook...

Report released following first round of consultation on development of the Westport: Ports and Environs Strategy

Report released following first round of consultation on development of the Westport: Ports and Environs Strategy

Western Australia

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Westport Taskforce last week released the consultation report 'Westport: What you have told us', which outlines the community feedback received during the first round...

Acciona Energy selected to build $500m solar farm near Gladstone

Acciona Energy selected to build $500m solar farm near Gladstone

Queensland

Sunday, 15 April 2018

GLOBAL energy giant Acciona Energy has been selected to transform 1,250 hectares of underutilised state-owned land at Aldoga into a solar energy project that will...

Australian Government commits $1bn to M1 Motorway upgrades in South East Queensland

Australian Government commits $1bn to M1 Motorway upgrades in South East Queensland

Queensland

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Australian Government last week announced a commitment of $1 billion for the construction of two high-priority upgrade projects—one between Varsity Lakes and Tugun on...

'Incentives not the be-all and end-all of affordable housing': Planning Institute of Australia

'Incentives not the be-all and end-all of affordable housing': Planning Institute of Australia

Australia

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) says affordable housing supply is a critical issue for governments – but so too is ensuring Australians have good...

Dwelling approvals decrease by 6.2 per cent in February

Dwelling approvals decrease by 6.2 per cent in February

Australia

Sunday, 8 April 2018

FOLLOWING an upwardly revised increase of 17.2 per cent in January, the total number of new dwellings approved in February decreased by 6.2 per cent...

Infrastructure Australia identifies $55bn infrastructure pipeline

Infrastructure Australia identifies $55bn infrastructure pipeline

Australia

Sunday, 1 April 2018

AUSTRALIA'S independent infrastructure advisor, Infrastructure Australia, has identified over $55 billion worth of nation-shaping projects in its latest Infrastructure Priority List, with an additional $25...

Independent review to examine interaction between environmental law and agricultural sector

Independent review to examine interaction between environmental law and agricultural sector

Australia

Sunday, 1 April 2018

AN independent review will look at the interaction between environmental law and the agriculture sector to ensure positive environmental and economic outcomes are achieved, the...

Reserve Bank report misses the point of land use planning: Planning Institute

Reserve Bank report misses the point of land use planning: Planning Institute

Australia

Monday, 12 March 2018

THE Planning Institute of Australia has described the Reserve Bank of Australia's recent research linking high housing prices with planning regulations as misleading and yet...

New Grattan Institute report calls for more housing in inner metro areas

New Grattan Institute report calls for more housing in inner metro areas

Australia

Monday, 12 March 2018

BUILDING an extra 50,000 homes a year for a decade could leave Australian house prices 5 to 20 per cent lower than they would be...

Three business cases for faster rail to be developed under Australian Government's $20m Faster Rail Prospectus

Three business cases for faster rail to be developed under Australian Government's $20m Faster Rail Prospectus

Australia

Monday, 12 March 2018

PROPOSALS for improvements to train services between Sydney and Newcastle, upgrades to rail infrastructure between Brisbane and Moreton Bay and the Sunshine Coast, and high-speed...

Dwelling approvals increase by 17.1 per cent in January

Dwelling approvals increase by 17.1 per cent in January

Australia

Monday, 12 March 2018

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 20.6 per cent in December, the total number of new dwellings approved in January increased by 17.1 per cent, in...

NSW and Victoria to gain more than $6bn for infrastructure projects after Snowy Hydro deal

NSW and Victoria to gain more than $6bn for infrastructure projects after Snowy Hydro deal

Australia

Monday, 5 March 2018

THE Australian Government has reached an agreement with the New South Wales and Victorian governments to take full ownership of Snowy Hydro Limited in a...

Recommendations for revitalisation of Gosford released by NSW Government

Recommendations for revitalisation of Gosford released by NSW Government

New South Wales

Sunday, 15 April 2018

GOSFORD City Centre will become a significant district which will greatly improve the city's commercial, retail and cultural life, according to recommendations announced by Minister...

NSW Government announces $290m for more green and open spaces

NSW Government announces $290m for more green and open spaces

New South Wales

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE NSW Government last week unveiled its new $290 million Open Spaces and Greener Sydney package, which includes $100 million to secure strategic green space...

New suburb gets the green light at Wilton in Sydney's south west

New suburb gets the green light at Wilton in Sydney's south west

New South Wales

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment has given the green light for the development of a new master planned community in Wilton, in Sydney's...

NSW Government approves $643m Liverpool Range Wind Farm

NSW Government approves $643m Liverpool Range Wind Farm

New South Wales

Sunday, 8 April 2018

NSW Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts last week announced approval of the $643 million Liverpool Range Wind Farm, which will generate almost one gigawatt...

Proposed amendments to NSW retail land use definitions released for consultation

Proposed amendments to NSW retail land use definitions released for consultation

New South Wales

Sunday, 8 April 2018

THE NSW Government last week said it has responded to shifts in the retail landscape by proposing a new package of planning amendments to enable...

NSW Government launches pilot design review panel for State Significant Developments

NSW Government launches pilot design review panel for State Significant Developments

New South Wales

Sunday, 8 April 2018

THE NSW Government last week said that good design will be front and centre for all new State Significant Developments (SSD) with the introduction of...

Proposed 40ha land rezoning to provide 500 homes in St Marys region in Sydney's west

Proposed 40ha land rezoning to provide 500 homes in St Marys region in Sydney's west

New South Wales

Sunday, 8 April 2018

A PROPOSAL to rezone around 40 hectares of land could provide people in Sydney's west with about 500 new homes and new open space, the...

Western Sydney's future transport corridors to be preserved

Western Sydney's future transport corridors to be preserved

New South Wales

Sunday, 1 April 2018

THE NSW Government has released draft corridors for four major future road and rail infrastructure corridors which will help establish the Western Sydney Parkland City.

Sydney's ANZ Stadium to be refurbished into a rectangular stadium

Sydney's ANZ Stadium to be refurbished into a rectangular stadium

New South Wales

Sunday, 1 April 2018

FOLLOWING receipt of business cases from Infrastructure NSW, the State Government last week announced it will not proceed with knocking down ANZ Stadium (Stadium Australia)...

Planning to begin on proposed new tram route between Caulfield and Rowville via Chadstone

Planning to begin on proposed new tram route between Caulfield and Rowville via Chadstone

Victoria

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Victorian Government last week announced plans to make it easier for locals in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs to get between Caulfield and Rowville, with planning...

Melbourne Airport Rail Link receives $5bn commitment from Australian Government

Melbourne Airport Rail Link receives $5bn commitment from Australian Government

Victoria

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Australian Government has committed $5 billion to a proposed rail link connecting Melbourne Airport to the CBD, with an expectation that the Victorian Government...

City of Melbourne releases first of two discussion papers to inform new Transport Strategy

City of Melbourne releases first of two discussion papers to inform new Transport Strategy

Victoria

Sunday, 8 April 2018

DANGEROUS pedestrian overcrowding, congestion choked roads and a crippled public transport system could become reality without a plan to address how Melbourne's fast growing population...

Victorian Government signs new contracts with three metropolitan bus operators

Victorian Government signs new contracts with three metropolitan bus operators

Victoria

Sunday, 8 April 2018

AS part of an overhaul of the contracts for Melbourne's bus network, the Victorian Government last week announced it has signed new contracts with three...

Planning scheme amendments approved for redevelopment of 7 public housing estates in Melbourne

Planning scheme amendments approved for redevelopment of 7 public housing estates in Melbourne

Victoria

Sunday, 1 April 2018

THE Victorian Government last week said its plan to deliver more housing and revitalise inner-city communities by redeveloping public housing estates has reached a new...

Agreements on Inland Rail and Regional Rail Revival reached between Australian and Victorian governments

Agreements on Inland Rail and Regional Rail Revival reached between Australian and Victorian governments

Victoria

Monday, 19 March 2018

THE Australian and Victorian governments last week signed a Bilateral Agreement in relation to Inland Rail, making Victoria the first state to sign up to...

Works on $711m Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 2 to commence later this year

Works on $711m Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 2 to commence later this year

Victoria

Monday, 19 March 2018

THE Victorian Government last week announced it will fast track early works on the $711 million Monash Freeway Upgrade Stage 2, with the full business...

Land titles and registry functions of Land Use Victoria to be privatised

Land titles and registry functions of Land Use Victoria to be privatised

Victoria

Monday, 12 March 2018

VICTORIAN Treasurer Tim Pallas last week announced the State Government will shortly issue an Expression of Interest to proceed with the commercialisation of the land...

Most dangerous types of combustible cladding to be banned from use on Victorian buildings

Most dangerous types of combustible cladding to be banned from use on Victorian buildings

Victoria

Monday, 12 March 2018

THE Victorian Government will ban the most dangerous types of combustible cladding from being used on Victorian buildings, after Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week...

Acciona Energy selected to build $500m solar farm near Gladstone

Acciona Energy selected to build $500m solar farm near Gladstone

Queensland

Sunday, 15 April 2018

GLOBAL energy giant Acciona Energy has been selected to transform 1,250 hectares of underutilised state-owned land at Aldoga into a solar energy project that will...

Australian Government commits $1bn to M1 Motorway upgrades in South East Queensland

Australian Government commits $1bn to M1 Motorway upgrades in South East Queensland

Queensland

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Australian Government last week announced a commitment of $1 billion for the construction of two high-priority upgrade projects—one between Varsity Lakes and Tugun on...

$1.5m joint study to examine improvements to rail freight connections for the Port of Brisbane

$1.5m joint study to examine improvements to rail freight connections for the Port of Brisbane

Queensland

Sunday, 8 April 2018

THE Australian and Queensland governments have formally agreed to canvass options on how to best serve one of the nation's most important ports, with a...

Environmental impact statement approved for $583m Lindeman Island resort redevelopment

Environmental impact statement approved for $583m Lindeman Island resort redevelopment

Queensland

Sunday, 1 April 2018

A $583 million redevelopment of the Lindeman Island resort has been given the green light after the approval of the project's environmental impact statement.

Agreement signed for $750m transit oriented development at Albion Station in Brisbane

Agreement signed for $750m transit oriented development at Albion Station in Brisbane

Queensland

Monday, 26 March 2018

THE Queensland Government last week announced that an agreement has been signed with Brisbane property developers, Geon Property, to revitalise the Albion Station precinct through...

Final stage of Bruce Highway–Cooroy to Curra Section C upgrade completed

Final stage of Bruce Highway–Cooroy to Curra Section C upgrade completed

Queensland

Monday, 12 March 2018

WORK has been completed on the $384.2 million Bruce Highway–Cooroy to Curra Section C upgrade, with the finishing touches now in place on the 10.5-kilometre...

Townsville City Council gives the green light to $250m North Queensland Stadium

Townsville City Council gives the green light to $250m North Queensland Stadium

Queensland

Monday, 12 March 2018

THE $250 million North Queensland Stadium has reached another milestone after Townsville City Council last week issued development approval for the construction of the 25,000-seat...

Queensland Government seeks input on proposed new guidelines for solar projects

Queensland Government seeks input on proposed new guidelines for solar projects

Queensland

Monday, 12 March 2018

WITH seventeen large-scale solar farms under construction and another 40-plus potential projects, the Queensland Government is calling for feedback on new planning and community engagement...

Proposed new vegetation management laws introduced to Queensland Parliament

Proposed new vegetation management laws introduced to Queensland Parliament

Queensland

Monday, 12 March 2018

QUEENSLAND Natural Resources Minister Anthony Lynham last week introduced proposed new vegetation management laws to State Parliament, which he said will reinstate a responsible vegetation...

Early concept plans released for Bayswater Station upgrade in Perth

Early concept plans released for Bayswater Station upgrade in Perth

Western Australia

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE West Australian Government has released early concept plans for the upgrade of Bayswater Station, which will form a central junction for the future Morley-Ellenbrook...

Report released following first round of consultation on development of the Westport: Ports and Environs Strategy

Report released following first round of consultation on development of the Westport: Ports and Environs Strategy

Western Australia

Sunday, 15 April 2018

THE Westport Taskforce last week released the consultation report 'Westport: What you have told us', which outlines the community feedback received during the first round...

Housing action plan to be released by WA Government in mid-2018

Housing action plan to be released by WA Government in mid-2018

Western Australia

Sunday, 8 April 2018

ADDRESSING the Property Council of Australia's Multi-Unit Housing Conference in Perth last week, WA Housing Minister Peter Tinley has outlined the State Government's vision for...

WA Housing Minister announces the future of Bentley Regeneration Project: 'Bentley 360'

WA Housing Minister announces the future of Bentley Regeneration Project: 'Bentley 360'

Western Australia

Sunday, 8 April 2018

WEST Australian Housing Minister Peter Tinley has announced the future of the Bentley Regeneration Project, which is expected to deliver a mix of at least...

Agreement brings Ocean Reef Marina precinct a step closer

Agreement brings Ocean Reef Marina precinct a step closer

Western Australia

Sunday, 1 April 2018

A NEW agreement between the WA Government's development agency, LandCorp, and the City of Joondalup has set the framework for the development of the new...

WA Government releases revised Perth and Peel@3.5million plans

WA Government releases revised Perth and [email protected] plans

Western Australia

Monday, 26 March 2018

THE West Australian Government has released revised plans that aim to guide development across the Perth and Peel region.

Work starts on $145m Armadale Road upgrade in Perth

Work starts on $145m Armadale Road upgrade in Perth

Western Australia

Monday, 12 March 2018

WORK has officially started on the $145 million upgrade of Armadale Road in Perth, with Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities Paul Fletcher, WA...

METRONET private sector reference group formed

METRONET private sector reference group formed

Western Australia

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

A REFERENCE group involving stakeholders from housing-related, urban development and property groups will be formed to provide advice on station precinct development and land-use outcomes...

Blueprint released for establishment of Infrastructure WA

Blueprint released for establishment of Infrastructure WA

Western Australia

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

A BLUEPRINT for the establishment of Infrastructure WA (IWA) was released for public consultation last week by the State Government, with a proposal for a...

Contract awarded to deliver Adelaide's Port rail spur and new railway station

Contract awarded to deliver Adelaide's Port rail spur and new railway station

South Australia

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

THE South Australian Government last week said the return of rail services to Port Adelaide is another step closer, after awarding the contract to design...

Major contract awarded for Adelaide's $174.3m Oaklands Crossing project

Major contract awarded for Adelaide's $174.3m Oaklands Crossing project

South Australia

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

DETAILED design works to remove the Oaklands Park level crossing will begin immediately, after the major contract for the $174.3 million project was awarded to...

Lendlease awarded contract to deliver first stage of $615m Gawler Electrification project

Lendlease awarded contract to deliver first stage of $615m Gawler Electrification project

South Australia

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

THE South Australian Government last week announced that Lendlease has been awarded the contract to deliver stage one of the $615 million Gawler Electrification project...

Services on Outer Harbor and Grange lines resume following works on $238m Torrens Rail Junction Project

Services on Outer Harbor and Grange lines resume following works on $238m Torrens Rail Junction Project

South Australia

Monday, 15 January 2018

TRAIN services on Adelaide's Outer Harbor and Grange lines re-commenced today, after being temporarily closed since September to enable major works to be undertaken on...

Eight strategic sites in Adelaide rezoned for mixed-use development by SA Government

Eight strategic sites in Adelaide rezoned for mixed-use development by SA Government

South Australia

Monday, 8 January 2018

SOUTH Australian Planning Minister John Rau has approved the rezoning of eight strategic development sites in metropolitan Adelaide, including the Hackney Hotel site at 95...

SA Government finalises contracts for $280m worth of development at Port Adelaide's waterfront

SA Government finalises contracts for $280m worth of development at Port Adelaide's waterfront

South Australia

Monday, 18 December 2017

CONSTRUCTION has begun on the redevelopment of Dock One at Port Adelaide into a residential, commercial and tourist precinct, after contracts for more than 21...

Adelaide's $160m O-Bahn City Access Project now open

Adelaide's $160m O-Bahn City Access Project now open

South Australia

Monday, 18 December 2017

ADELAIDE'S $160 million O-Bahn City Access Project was last week officially opened at a community day marking the completion of the major construction project, which...

Extension of Adelaide's O-Bahn to Golden Grove to be investigated by SA Government

Extension of Adelaide's O-Bahn to Golden Grove to be investigated by SA Government

South Australia

Monday, 4 December 2017

THE SouthAustralian Government last week announced it will conduct a feasibility study into the extension of the O-Bahn bus network from Tea Tree Plaza to...

Port Adelaide Spur Line and Oaklands Crossing Grade Separation among projects to be considered by SA Parliamentary Public Works Committee

Port Adelaide Spur Line and Oaklands Crossing Grade Separation among projects to be considered by SA Parliamentary Public Works Committee

South Australia

Monday, 23 October 2017

MORE than $200 million of infrastructure projects committed to as part of the 2017-18 South Australian Budget were last week considered by the Parliamentary Public...

Australian and Tasmanian governments sign agreement for Hobart City Deal

Australian and Tasmanian governments sign agreement for Hobart City Deal

Tasmania

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

THE Australian and Tasmanian governments have entered into an agreement to develop a City Deal for Hobart in partnership with local governments in the urban...

Launceston City Deal set to deliver transformation of Launceston

Launceston City Deal set to deliver transformation of Launceston

Tasmania

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

THE Commonwealth and Tasmanian governments and the City of Launceston last week signed the Launceston City Deal, which is a five-year plan from 2017 to...

Tasmanian Government calls for feedback on draft planning bill

Tasmanian Government calls for feedback on draft planning bill

Tasmania

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein has called for feedback on a draft bill that will amend the Land Use Planning and Approvals...

Tasmania's new State Planning Provisions finalised

Tasmania's new State Planning Provisions finalised

Tasmania

Monday, 27 February 2017

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week said Tasmania will become the first state to implement a single, statewide planning scheme after...

Infrastructure Australia approves business case for Hobart STEM relocation

Infrastructure Australia approves business case for Hobart STEM relocation

Tasmania

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

INFRASTRUCTURE Australia, the nation's independent infrastructure advisor, has approved the business case for the relocation of the University of Tasmania's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics...

New vision for Hobart's Macquarie Point unveiled by Tasmanian Government

New vision for Hobart's Macquarie Point unveiled by Tasmanian Government

Tasmania

Sunday, 18 December 2016

TASMANIAN Premier Will Hodgman and the Minister for State Growth Matthew Groom last week announced a 'reset' of the vision for Macquarie Point in response...

Concept plans revealed for Devonport Living City Waterfront

Concept plans revealed for Devonport Living City Waterfront

Tasmania

Sunday, 11 December 2016

THE waterfront precinct concept plans for the Living City project in Devonport were unveiled for public feedback last week, showcasing the next stage of the...

State Planning Provisions report under consideration by Tasmanian Government

State Planning Provisions report under consideration by Tasmanian Government

Tasmania

Sunday, 11 December 2016

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week said he has received the Tasmanian Planning Commission's report on the draft State Planning Provisions...

Tasmania's Building Bill 2016 passed by State Parliament

Tasmania's Building Bill 2016 passed by State Parliament

Tasmania

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

TASMANIAN Building and Construction Minister Guy Barnett last week announced that the Building Bill 2016 has been passed by State Parliament, which forms part of...

Draft City and Gateway Urban Design Framework released by ACT Government and National Capital Authority

Draft City and Gateway Urban Design Framework released by ACT Government and National Capital Authority

ACT

Monday, 5 March 2018

ACT Minister for Planning and Land Management Mick Gentleman and National Capital Authority (NCA) CEO Sally Barnes last week launched the draft City and Gateway...

ACT Government calls for feedback on improving housing choice

ACT Government calls for feedback on improving housing choice

ACT

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

THE Canberra community is being encouraged to have their say on broadening the mix of housing in the Territory, with a new Housing Choices Discussion...

Nine rapid bus routes to roll out in Canberra in 2018

Nine rapid bus routes to roll out in Canberra in 2018

ACT

Monday, 23 October 2017

THE ACT Government last week said that it will deliver its election commitment to expand the 'rapid' bus network two years ahead of schedule, with...

New pre DA consultation guidelines to deliver better development outcomes in ACT

New pre DA consultation guidelines to deliver better development outcomes in ACT

ACT

Monday, 24 July 2017

THE ACT Government has called for community and industry feedback on new guidelines that aim to encourage developers to have meaningful engagement with the community prior...

Stop names announced for first stage of Canberra's light rail network

Stop names announced for first stage of Canberra's light rail network

ACT

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

ACT Transport Canberra and City Services Minister Meegan Fitzharris last week said stage one of Canberra's light rail project has reached a landmark with the...

Ararat wind farm powers ACT towards 100 per cent renewable electricity target

Ararat wind farm powers ACT towards 100 per cent renewable electricity target

ACT

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

SEVENTY-FIVE turbines at the Ararat wind farm in Victoria are now feeding renewable electricity into the national grid as part of the ACT's 100 per...

Doma Group selected as preferred tenderer for the Canberra Brickworks development

Doma Group selected as preferred tenderer for the Canberra Brickworks development

ACT

Monday, 17 April 2017

THE preferred tenderer for the Canberra Brickworks has proposed an exciting long-term solution for this unique heritage precinct which will open up the site to...

Development application lodged for Red Hill Public Housing Precinct Redevelopment in Canberra

Development application lodged for Red Hill Public Housing Precinct Redevelopment in Canberra

ACT

Sunday, 2 April 2017

AN estate development plan for the former Red Hill public housing precinct, produced in consultation with the local community, has been lodged as a development...

New agencies to deliver a renewed CBD and increased land supply in ACT

New agencies to deliver a renewed CBD and increased land supply in ACT

ACT

Sunday, 2 April 2017

THE ACT Government introduced legislation last week to establish the City Renewal Authority and the Suburban Land Agency, which will help to deliver a renewed...

NT Government releases discussion paper for first ever Coastal and Marine Management Strategy

NT Government releases discussion paper for first ever Coastal and Marine Management Strategy

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

THE Northern Territory Government last week announced the release of a discussion paper on the Territory's first ever Coastal and Marine Management Strategy, with feedback...

Tenders called to deliver Barneson Boulevard link in Darwin CBD

Tenders called to deliver Barneson Boulevard link in Darwin CBD

Northern Territory

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE Australian and Northern Territory governments last week called for tenders for the construction of the $39.5 million Barneson Boulevard, which will help to more...

Central Darwin Area Plan Discussion Paper released by NT Planning Commission

Central Darwin Area Plan Discussion Paper released by NT Planning Commission

Northern Territory

Sunday, 29 October 2017

THE Northern Territory Planning Commission has released a discussion paper to help inform the preparation of the Central Darwin Area Plan, which will provide long-term...

'Planning for a Vibrant Future' discussion paper released by NT Government

'Planning for a Vibrant Future' discussion paper released by NT Government

Northern Territory

Monday, 23 October 2017

NORTHERN TERRITORY Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics, Nicole Manison, last week announced the start of a process to improve the Territory's planning system and...

Blanket dual occupancy policy to be removed from NT Planning Scheme

Blanket dual occupancy policy to be removed from NT Planning Scheme

Northern Territory

Sunday, 8 October 2017

NORTHERN TERRITORY Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics Minister Nicole Manison last week announced there will be no blanket dual occupancy policy following a review of the...

ARM Architecture and Troppo win contract to design $50m Museum of the Northern Territory

ARM Architecture and Troppo win contract to design $50m Museum of the Northern Territory

Northern Territory

Monday, 2 October 2017

NORTHERN TERRITORY Tourism and Culture Minister Lauren Moss last week announced that a partnership between ARM Architecture and Troppo has been selected as the successful...

Feedback invited on plans to green Darwin's CBD as part of Barneson Boulevard and Tiger Brennan Drive Stage 3

Feedback invited on plans to green Darwin's CBD as part of Barneson Boulevard and Tiger Brennan Drive Stage 3

Northern Territory

Monday, 2 October 2017

DARWIN residents have been invited to have their say on landscaping and enhancing public space for one of the city's priority infrastructure projects, Barneson Boulevard...

Commonwealth and NT governments enter into agreement to create Darwin City Deal

Commonwealth and NT governments enter into agreement to create Darwin City Deal

Northern Territory

Monday, 29 May 2017

THE Commonwealth and Northern Territory governments have signed a Memorandum of Understanding as a step towards a future City Deal for Darwin that will aim...

$100m announced for transformation of the Darwin CBD

$100m announced for transformation of the Darwin CBD

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

NORTHERN Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner this week unveiled a $100 million plan to rejuvenate the Darwin CBD and transform the city centre into a...

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Speaking with: Crystal Legacy on the politics of transport infrastructure

Speaking with: Crystal Legacy on the politics of transport infrastructure

By Dallas Rogers / Published by The Conversation. As our cities continue to grow, it is virtually impossible to escape the tangle of peak-hour congestion. But with governments focused on reducing...

3 Ways Land-Use Planning and Zoning Can Increase Urban Density

3 Ways Land-Use Planning and Zoning Can Increase Urban Density

By Mona Qureshi and Robin King / Published by TheCityFix. Where would you feel safer walking alone at 3 A.M: a busy, heavily trafficked street, or a loosely populated section of...