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WA's development contribution policy updated

WA's development contribution policy updated

Western Australia

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE policy guiding the contribution developers make to community infrastructure when undertaking developments in Western Australia has been updated and is available for public comment...

Sydney's Wynyard Walk opens to pedestrians

Sydney's Wynyard Walk opens to pedestrians

New South Wales

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE NSW Government last week announced that Sydney's newest pedestrian tunnel has opened to the public – boosting convenience and safety for pedestrians in the...

Victoria's population hits 6 million as ABS releases new demographic statistics

Victoria's population hits 6 million as ABS releases new demographic statistics

Australia

Monday, 26 September 2016

VICTORIA'S population has hit 6 million, according to figures released last week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), with a growth rate of 1.9...

Port Of Melbourne leased to the Lonsdale Consortium for more than $9.7bn

Port Of Melbourne leased to the Lonsdale Consortium for more than $9.7bn

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced it has successfully leased the Port of Melbourne for more than $9.7 billion, delivering on its election promise to...

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for two new major level crossing removal packages

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for two new major level crossing removal packages

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government has said it will have 37 level crossings removed or underway by 2018, including 11 crossings as part of two packages released...

Enabling works begin on Melbourne's Metro Tunnel project

Enabling works begin on Melbourne's Metro Tunnel project

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced the start of enabling works on the $10.9 billion Metro Tunnel project, which will help to pave the way...

New planning controls approved for St Georges Road corridor in Melbourne's north

New planning controls approved for St Georges Road corridor in Melbourne's north

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government has approved new zones and a suite of controls covering the St Georges Road corridor to help guide future development and complement...

Board appointments announced for Office of Projects Victoria

Board appointments announced for Office of Projects Victoria

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week said that professionals bringing a wide range of skills and years of expertise to oversee Victoria's growing pipeline of major...

Evolution Rail selected as preferred consortium for Melbourne's new High Capacity Metro Trains

Evolution Rail selected as preferred consortium for Melbourne's new High Capacity Metro Trains

Victoria

Sunday, 18 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced that the Evolution Rail consortium, comprising Downer Rail, CRRC, and Plenary, has been selected as the preferred group to...

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WA's development contribution policy updated

WA's development contribution policy updated

Western Australia

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE policy guiding the contribution developers make to community infrastructure when undertaking developments in Western Australia has been updated and is available for public comment...

Sydney's Wynyard Walk opens to pedestrians

Sydney's Wynyard Walk opens to pedestrians

New South Wales

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE NSW Government last week announced that Sydney's newest pedestrian tunnel has opened to the public – boosting convenience and safety for pedestrians in the...

Victoria's population hits 6 million as ABS releases new demographic statistics

Victoria's population hits 6 million as ABS releases new demographic statistics

Australia

Monday, 26 September 2016

VICTORIA'S population has hit 6 million, according to figures released last week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), with a growth rate of 1.9...

Port Of Melbourne leased to the Lonsdale Consortium for more than $9.7bn

Port Of Melbourne leased to the Lonsdale Consortium for more than $9.7bn

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced it has successfully leased the Port of Melbourne for more than $9.7 billion, delivering on its election promise to...

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for two new major level crossing removal packages

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for two new major level crossing removal packages

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government has said it will have 37 level crossings removed or underway by 2018, including 11 crossings as part of two packages released...

Enabling works begin on Melbourne's Metro Tunnel project

Enabling works begin on Melbourne's Metro Tunnel project

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced the start of enabling works on the $10.9 billion Metro Tunnel project, which will help to pave the way...

New planning controls approved for St Georges Road corridor in Melbourne's north

New planning controls approved for St Georges Road corridor in Melbourne's north

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government has approved new zones and a suite of controls covering the St Georges Road corridor to help guide future development and complement...

Board appointments announced for Office of Projects Victoria

Board appointments announced for Office of Projects Victoria

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week said that professionals bringing a wide range of skills and years of expertise to oversee Victoria's growing pipeline of major...

Evolution Rail selected as preferred consortium for Melbourne's new High Capacity Metro Trains

Evolution Rail selected as preferred consortium for Melbourne's new High Capacity Metro Trains

Victoria

Sunday, 18 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced that the Evolution Rail consortium, comprising Downer Rail, CRRC, and Plenary, has been selected as the preferred group to...

Victoria's population hits 6 million as ABS releases new demographic statistics

Victoria's population hits 6 million as ABS releases new demographic statistics

Australia

Monday, 26 September 2016

VICTORIA'S population has hit 6 million, according to figures released last week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), with a growth rate of 1.9...

IA's Infrastructure Priority List updated following positive assessment of four business cases

IA's Infrastructure Priority List updated following positive assessment of four business cases

Australia

Monday, 12 September 2016

INFRASTRUCTURE Australia, the nation's independent infrastructure advisor, last week announced it has updated its Infrastructure Priority List following the positive assessment of four business cases.

'Health starts with our environments': PIA reaffirms its Healthy Communities position statement

'Health starts with our environments': PIA reaffirms its Healthy Communities position statement

Australia

Monday, 12 September 2016

AUSTRALIA is becoming an increasingly unhealthy society, with almost two in three Australian adults now overweight or obese, and almost one in five experiencing some...

IPA calls for national leadership to manage road congestion issues

IPA calls for national leadership to manage road congestion issues

Australia

Monday, 12 September 2016

THE release of Transurban's road user study at Infrastructure Partnerships Australia's annual Partnerships symposium confirms the need for a detailed national process to fix transport...

Dwelling approvals fall 2.9 per cent in June

Dwelling approvals fall 2.9 per cent in June

Australia

Saturday, 6 August 2016

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 5.2 per cent in May, the total number of new dwellings decreased in June decreased by 2.9 per cent, in...

Dwelling approvals decrease 5.2 per cent in May

Dwelling approvals decrease 5.2 per cent in May

Australia

Sunday, 10 July 2016

FOLLOWING a revised increase of 3.3 per cent in April, the total number of new dwellings decreased in May decreased by 5.2 per cent, in...

ALGA releases 2016-17 State of the Regions report

ALGA releases 2016-17 State of the Regions report

Australia

Sunday, 3 July 2016

THE Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) last month released the 2016-17 State of the Regions report, which finds a widening gap in employment rates, household...

Planning Institute releases Election Platform 2016; calls for a national strategy and forward-looking cities agenda

Planning Institute releases Election Platform 2016; calls for a national strategy and forward-looking cities agenda

Australia

Monday, 13 June 2016

THE Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) has released its Federal Election Platform 2016, arguing that the Federal Government has an important role to play in...

Dwelling approvals increase by 3.0 per cent in April

Dwelling approvals increase by 3.0 per cent in April

Australia

Sunday, 5 June 2016

FOLLOWING a revised increase of 2.9 per cent in March, the total number of new dwellings approved in April increased by 3.0 per cent, in...

Sydney's Wynyard Walk opens to pedestrians

Sydney's Wynyard Walk opens to pedestrians

New South Wales

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE NSW Government last week announced that Sydney's newest pedestrian tunnel has opened to the public – boosting convenience and safety for pedestrians in the...

City of Parramatta releases updated concept design for Parramatta Square's public domain

City of Parramatta releases updated concept design for Parramatta Square's public domain

New South Wales

Sunday, 18 September 2016

THE City of Parramatta has released an updated concept design for the public domain at the heart of its $2 billion Parramatta Square CBD urban...

Community input sought for future Western Sydney rail

Community input sought for future Western Sydney rail

New South Wales

Sunday, 18 September 2016

COMMUNITIES are being invited to have their say on future Western Sydney rail links following the release of a discussion paper last week by the...

Environmental Impact Statement released for Western Sydney Airport

Environmental Impact Statement released for Western Sydney Airport

New South Wales

Sunday, 18 September 2016

AUSTRALIAN Urban Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher last week announced the release of the Western Sydney Airport Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), which will be considered by...

NSW Government announces new Rezoning Review process to improve planning system

NSW Government announces new Rezoning Review process to improve planning system

New South Wales

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

A MORE independent and faster planning review process that stops rezoning applications being endlessly revived has been introduced by the NSW Government, Planning Minister Rob...

Construction under way on first Sydney Metro station platform as tenders called for tunnel component

Construction under way on first Sydney Metro station platform as tenders called for tunnel component

New South Wales

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

THE NSW Government last week said that more milestones have been reached on the Sydney Metro project, with construction underway on the first station platform...

NSW Government rezones land for up to 7,000 dwellings near Cudgegong Road Station

NSW Government rezones land for up to 7,000 dwellings near Cudgegong Road Station

New South Wales

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

SUBURBS potentially housing up to 20,000 residents will be created through land releases and rezonings near the new Cudgegong Road Railway Station, Planning Minister Rob...

City of Sydney signs contract with John Holland for construction of Green Square Library and Plaza

City of Sydney signs contract with John Holland for construction of Green Square Library and Plaza

New South Wales

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

A NEW town centre for Green Square is one step closer after the City of Sydney last week announced it had signed a contract with...

Concept designs released for NSW's new intercity trains

Concept designs released for NSW's new intercity trains

New South Wales

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

THE NSW Government last week announced that new generation double deck trains will begin rolling onto the state's railways from 2019, transforming intercity travel for...

Port Of Melbourne leased to the Lonsdale Consortium for more than $9.7bn

Port Of Melbourne leased to the Lonsdale Consortium for more than $9.7bn

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced it has successfully leased the Port of Melbourne for more than $9.7 billion, delivering on its election promise to...

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for two new major level crossing removal packages

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for two new major level crossing removal packages

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government has said it will have 37 level crossings removed or underway by 2018, including 11 crossings as part of two packages released...

Enabling works begin on Melbourne's Metro Tunnel project

Enabling works begin on Melbourne's Metro Tunnel project

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced the start of enabling works on the $10.9 billion Metro Tunnel project, which will help to pave the way...

New planning controls approved for St Georges Road corridor in Melbourne's north

New planning controls approved for St Georges Road corridor in Melbourne's north

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government has approved new zones and a suite of controls covering the St Georges Road corridor to help guide future development and complement...

Board appointments announced for Office of Projects Victoria

Board appointments announced for Office of Projects Victoria

Victoria

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week said that professionals bringing a wide range of skills and years of expertise to oversee Victoria's growing pipeline of major...

Evolution Rail selected as preferred consortium for Melbourne's new High Capacity Metro Trains

Evolution Rail selected as preferred consortium for Melbourne's new High Capacity Metro Trains

Victoria

Sunday, 18 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced that the Evolution Rail consortium, comprising Downer Rail, CRRC, and Plenary, has been selected as the preferred group to...

Two groups shortlisted for high-capacity signalling as part of Melbourne Metro Tunnel

Two groups shortlisted for high-capacity signalling as part of Melbourne Metro Tunnel

Victoria

Sunday, 18 September 2016

TWO consortia have been shortlisted to deliver up to $1 billion worth of signalling and communications systems as part of the Metro Tunnel project, the...

PDG Corporation named as developer of Munro site in Queen Victoria Market precinct

PDG Corporation named as developer of Munro site in Queen Victoria Market precinct

Victoria

Sunday, 18 September 2016

THE City of Melbourne last week announced that it has appointed leading property developer PDG Corporation as the developer of the landmark Munro site in...

Alliance of Laing O'Rourke, Fulton Hogan and Jacobs selected as preferred bidder for Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade

Alliance of Laing O'Rourke, Fulton Hogan and Jacobs selected as preferred bidder for Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade

Victoria

Monday, 12 September 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced that an alliance of Laing O'Rourke, Fulton Hogan and Jacobs has been selected as the preferred bidder for the...

Contract awarded for $929m Bruce Hwy upgrade between Caloundra Road and Sunshine Motorway

Contract awarded for $929m Bruce Hwy upgrade between Caloundra Road and Sunshine Motorway

Queensland

Sunday, 18 September 2016

A NEW interchange design to improve traffic management will be a key part of a major Queensland road project, with the contract now awarded for...

Brisbane's West Village development called in by Queensland Government

Brisbane's West Village development called in by Queensland Government

Queensland

Sunday, 18 September 2016

QUEENSLAND Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning Jackie Trad last week said she has called in the West Village mixed-use development...

Brisbane City Council launches 10 point public transport plan

Brisbane City Council launches 10 point public transport plan

Queensland

Monday, 12 September 2016

BRISBANE City Council's Public and Active Transport Chairman, Adrian Schrinner, last week unveiled the Council's 10 Point Plan to fix public transport in Brisbane and...

Moreton Bay targeted as Queensland's next priority development area

Moreton Bay targeted as Queensland's next priority development area

Queensland

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

THE former Petrie paper mill site and its surrounds will be transformed into a world-class innovation and knowledge precinct supporting more than 6,000 jobs, after...

Moreton Bay Rail Link on track to open in October

Moreton Bay Rail Link on track to open in October

Queensland

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

MORETON Bay's biggest public infrastructure project in more than a generation—the Moreton Bay Rail Link—is on track to open in early October, the Australian and...

Brisbane's Central Station to undergo $67m upgrade over three years

Brisbane's Central Station to undergo $67m upgrade over three years

Queensland

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

THE Queensland Government has announced that Brisbane's flagship station is set to be transformed following the start of a three-year program of works worth more...

Preferred tenderer for Herston Quarter announced by Queensland Government

Preferred tenderer for Herston Quarter announced by Queensland Government

Queensland

Monday, 15 August 2016

THE Queensland Government last week announced that Australian Unity has been selected as the preferred tenderer to develop the site of the former children's hospital...

Major works start on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2

Major works start on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2

Queensland

Saturday, 6 August 2016

HELENSVALE station is set to become the most advanced, modern public transport interchange in the country, with major works now underway to build the $420...

Queensland Government to consider proposed call-in of West Village development in Brisbane's West End

Queensland Government to consider proposed call-in of West Village development in Brisbane's West End

Queensland

Monday, 1 August 2016

QUEENSLAND Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning Jackie Trad last week announced she was using her powers under the Sustainable Planning...

WA's development contribution policy updated

WA's development contribution policy updated

Western Australia

Monday, 26 September 2016

THE policy guiding the contribution developers make to community infrastructure when undertaking developments in Western Australia has been updated and is available for public comment...

Most Perth councils 'miss the mark' in planning performance: Property Council

Most Perth councils 'miss the mark' in planning performance: Property Council

Western Australia

Monday, 12 September 2016

A NEW report that measures best practice planning performance of local government planning systems in 29 of Greater Perth's councils highlights a worrying lack of...

New online mapping system provides interactive planning data for WA

New online mapping system provides interactive planning data for WA

Western Australia

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

AN online mapping tool that allows anyone to access planning data for any parcel of land in Western Australia has been made publicly available by...

WA Government introduces Swan Valley Protection Bill 2016 to State Parliament

WA Government introduces Swan Valley Protection Bill 2016 to State Parliament

Western Australia

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

WEST Australian Planning Minister Donna Faragher last week announced the introduction of the Swan Valley Protection Bill 2016 into State Parliament.

$219m hotel and apartment tower project to be built next to Perth Arena

$219m hotel and apartment tower project to be built next to Perth Arena

Western Australia

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

THE West Australian Government last week announced that two Perth City Link lots next to the Perth Arena have been sold to Far East Consortium...

Changes to R-Codes released for comment by WA Government

Changes to R-Codes released for comment by WA Government

Western Australia

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

WEST Australian Planning Minister Donna Faragher has announced the release of a number of proposed changes to the state's Residential Design Codes (R-Codes) for public...

Construction starts on Perth's Ritz-Carlton at Elizabeth Quay

Construction starts on Perth's Ritz-Carlton at Elizabeth Quay

Western Australia

Saturday, 6 August 2016

WORK has started on Elizabeth Quay's first private development, the 5-star Ritz-Carlton hotel and The Towers apartment building, which will support 1,200 jobs and bring...

WA Government releases 'Perth Transport Plan for 3.5 million People and Beyond'

WA Government releases 'Perth Transport Plan for 3.5 million People and Beyond'

Western Australia

Monday, 1 August 2016

THE West Australian Government last week released the 'Perth Transport Plan for 3.5 million People and Beyond', which provides a long term blueprint for transport...

$217m Perth Busport officially opens

$217m Perth Busport officially opens

Western Australia

Sunday, 17 July 2016

THE West Australian Government has described the official opening of the $217 million Perth Busport as the latest significant milestone in the State Government's delivery...

SA Government announces draft update to 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide

SA Government announces draft update to 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide

South Australia

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

SOUTH Australian Planning Minister John Rau last week published a draft update to the 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide, which he said builds on the...

Draft Council Boundary Bill released for public consultation by SA Government

Draft Council Boundary Bill released for public consultation by SA Government

South Australia

Saturday, 6 August 2016

THE South Australian Government has released a draft Bill for public consultation aimed at reforming the process for changing current local council boundaries in South...

SA Government and Adelaide City Council announce joint funding commitment to transform city cycling infrastructure

SA Government and Adelaide City Council announce joint funding commitment to transform city cycling infrastructure

South Australia

Monday, 1 August 2016

ADELAIDE City Council will partner with the State Government to deliver $12 million in funding to transform the city experience for bike riders with the...

Port Adelaide to be transformed with more than $280m of new private developments

Port Adelaide to be transformed with more than $280m of new private developments

South Australia

Sunday, 17 July 2016

THE transformation of the historic maritime precinct of Port Adelaide into a thriving residential, commercial and tourist destination is set to continue under the proposed...

SA Government to sell 16.5ha Glenside site to Cedar Woods Properties for $25.8m

SA Government to sell 16.5ha Glenside site to Cedar Woods Properties for $25.8m

South Australia

Sunday, 17 July 2016

THE South Australian Government last week announced it has accepted an offer to sell a 16.5-hectare Glenside site to developer Cedar Woods Properties Limited for...

SA Government announces $50m AdeLINK tram extension to the East End

SA Government announces $50m AdeLINK tram extension to the East End

South Australia

Sunday, 10 July 2016

ADELAIDE'S tramline will be extended along North Terrace to the East End, in a $50 million expansion delivering the first stage of the AdeLINK tram...

Off-the-plan stamp duty concessions extended and expanded in SA Budget 2016-17

Off-the-plan stamp duty concessions extended and expanded in SA Budget 2016-17

South Australia

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE South Australian Government stamp duty concession for off-the-plan apartments has been extended for one year and expanded to cover all of South Australia as...

SA Government and Adelaide City Council announce joint investment to transform Riverbank to Central Market laneways

SA Government and Adelaide City Council announce joint investment to transform Riverbank to Central Market laneways

South Australia

Monday, 20 June 2016

THE South Australian Government and Adelaide City Council last week announced a joint investment of $14.6 million to transform the network of small streets and...

Tenders called for early works on Adelaide Festival Plaza after agreements signed

Tenders called for early works on Adelaide Festival Plaza after agreements signed

South Australia

Sunday, 5 June 2016

THE South Australian Government last week called for tenders for early works on the $220 million Adelaide Festival Plaza redevelopment following the signing of two...

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...

Tasmanian Government announces independent review of Climate Change Act

Tasmanian Government announces independent review of Climate Change Act

Tasmania

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE Tasmanian Government last week said it has commissioned an independent review of the Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008 and released a discussion paper...

Tasmanian Government proposes amendments to the Aboriginal Relics Act

Tasmanian Government proposes amendments to the Aboriginal Relics Act

Tasmania

Monday, 13 June 2016

THE Tasmanian Government last week said it has decided to amend the Aboriginal Relics Act 1975, following consultation with the Aboriginal community as part of...

Tasmanian Government to preserve potential light rail corridor from Hobart to Granton

Tasmanian Government to preserve potential light rail corridor from Hobart to Granton

Tasmania

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

THE Tasmanian Government last week said it will preserve the rail corridor from Hobart to Granton so that its potential for light rail passenger transport...

EOI process begins for Hobart's Macquarie Point development

EOI process begins for Hobart's Macquarie Point development

Tasmania

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

THE Tasmanian Government last week said the project to transform Macquarie Point has taken another step forward, after the Macquarie Point Development Corporation commenced advertising...

Legislation to establish Tasmanian Planning Scheme passes Parliament

Legislation to establish Tasmanian Planning Scheme passes Parliament

Tasmania

Monday, 23 November 2015

TASMANIAN Planning Minister Peter Gutwein last week announced that legislation to establish the state's first Tasmanian Planning Scheme has now passed both Houses of Parliament.

Statewide planning scheme for Tasmania moves a step closer

Statewide planning scheme for Tasmania moves a step closer

Tasmania

Monday, 16 November 2015

TASMANIA is now on the cusp of having Australia's first ever single, statewide planning scheme, according to Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein, who...

Development applications lodged for first stage of Devonport's LIVING CITY project

Development applications lodged for first stage of Devonport's LIVING CITY project

Tasmania

Monday, 16 November 2015

DEVONPORT City Council last week announced it has lodged development applications for the $70 million first stage of the LIVING CITY project, which includes a...

Tasmanian Government launches Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025

Tasmanian Government launches Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025

Tasmania

Monday, 28 September 2015

THE Tasmanian Government last week launched the Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025, which aims to drive the state's future housing reform agenda to increase access to...

City to Woden announced as next stage of a city wide light rail network in Canberra

City to Woden announced as next stage of a city wide light rail network in Canberra

ACT

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

WODEN to the City via the Parliamentary Triangle has been selected as the preferred route for the next stage of a Canberra's city wide light...

Change to solar access requirements will improve housing outcomes: ACT Planning Minister

Change to solar access requirements will improve housing outcomes: ACT Planning Minister

ACT

Saturday, 6 August 2016

ACT Planning Minister Mick Gentleman has announced changes to the Territory Plan, which aim to simplify solar access rules, improve housing affordability and reduce delays...

Capital Property Group selected as preferred proponent for $300m office development in Civic

Capital Property Group selected as preferred proponent for $300m office development in Civic

ACT

Monday, 1 August 2016

THE ACT Government has announced that Capital Property Group (CPG) has been selected as the preferred proponent to deliver a $300 million office development at...

Green light for residential development in west Belconnen

Green light for residential development in west Belconnen

ACT

Monday, 25 July 2016

APPROXIMATELY 6,500 dwellings including retail and community infrastructure will be developed in west Belconnen with a 360-hectare nature reserve created along the Murrumbidgee River, Minister...

Planning for integrated public transport ticketing system under way in ACT

Planning for integrated public transport ticketing system under way in ACT

ACT

Sunday, 10 July 2016

WORK has started on a new integrated transport ticketing system for buses and light rail in the ACT, Minister for Transport and City Services Meegan...

Transport Canberra officially launched by ACT Government

Transport Canberra officially launched by ACT Government

ACT

Sunday, 10 July 2016

THE ACT Government last week officially launched the Territory's new public transport agency, Transport Canberra, which has a mandate to deliver a quality public transport...

Contracts signed for Canberra's first light rail project

Contracts signed for Canberra's first light rail project

ACT

Sunday, 22 May 2016

CONTRACTS were signed last week between the ACT Government and the successful light rail consortium, Canberra Metro, paving the way for the start of construction...

Australian Government approves amendment to National Capital Plan

Australian Government approves amendment to National Capital Plan

ACT

Monday, 9 May 2016

AUSTRALIAN Major Projects, Territories and Local Government Minister Paul Fletcher last week announced the approval of Amendment 86 to the National Capital Plan, which he...

Approvals pave the way for construction of stage one of Canberra's light rail project

Approvals pave the way for construction of stage one of Canberra's light rail project

ACT

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

STAGE one of Canberra's light rail project is ready to begin construction following approvals from the National Capital Authority and the ACT Environment and Planning...

NT Government amends Planning Act to strengthen strategic planning

NT Government amends Planning Act to strengthen strategic planning

Northern Territory

Sunday, 3 July 2016

THE Northern Territory Government has amended the Planning Act to strengthen strategic planning in the Territory and limit the opportunities for spot rezoning.

NT Government releases 'HousingActionNT' housing blueprint

NT Government releases 'HousingActionNT' housing blueprint

Northern Territory

Sunday, 5 June 2016

THE Northern Territory Government last week released its blueprint for delivering hundreds of new homes and thousands of housing upgrades in remote, urban and regional...

Darwin Mid Suburbs Draft Area Plan released for comment

Darwin Mid Suburbs Draft Area Plan released for comment

Northern Territory

Monday, 29 February 2016

THE Northern Territory Planning Commission last week announced the public exhibition of the Darwin Mid Suburbs Draft Area Plan, which provides a framework to guide...

NT Planning Commission releases draft Litchfield Sub Regional Land Use Plan

NT Planning Commission releases draft Litchfield Sub Regional Land Use Plan

Northern Territory

Monday, 22 February 2016

THE Northern Territory Planning Commission last week released the draft Litchfield Sub Regional Land Use Plan, which aims to manage growth in Litchfield through a...

NT Planning Commission recommends Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Plan to Minister

NT Planning Commission recommends Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Plan to Minister

Northern Territory

Monday, 8 February 2016

FOLLOWING months of community, government and industry consultation, the Northern Territory Planning Commission has recommended the Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Plan to the Minister for...

Draft Alice Springs Regional Land Use Plan released for public consultation

Draft Alice Springs Regional Land Use Plan released for public consultation

Northern Territory

Monday, 23 November 2015

THE Northern Territory Planning Commission last week released the draft Alice Springs Regional Land Use Plan, which aims to establish a long term vision and...

NT Planning Commission launches Stage Two of the Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Planning project

NT Planning Commission launches Stage Two of the Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Planning project

Northern Territory

Monday, 16 November 2015

THE Northern Territory Planning Commission last week announced the launch of Stage Two of the Inner Suburbs Area Planning project, describing it as the culmination...

NT Infrastructure Fund to support the development of infrastructure

NT Infrastructure Fund to support the development of infrastructure

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

THE creation of an NT Infrastructure Development Fund could be the catalyst for major economic investment in the Territory and the creation of thousands of...

Tender awarded for Mount Isa to Tennant Creek railway scoping study

Tender awarded for Mount Isa to Tennant Creek railway scoping study

Northern Territory

Monday, 21 September 2015

A POTENTIAL new rail project linking Tennant Creek to Mount Isa has taken another step forward with the Northern Territory Government awarding a tender for...

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