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National Cities Performance Framework launched by Australian Government

National Cities Performance Framework launched by Australian Government

Australia

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE Australian Government last week announced the launch of Australia's first National Cities Performance Framework, which will allow for the progress and performance of the...

Water bills could double by 2040 if reform action is not taken: Infrastructure Australia

Water bills could double by 2040 if reform action is not taken: Infrastructure Australia

Australia

Monday, 11 December 2017

WATER bills could more than double by 2040 unless steps are taken to reform Australia's urban water, Infrastructure Australia Chief Executive Philip Davies has warned.

Draft regulation for combustible cladding reform released by NSW Government

Draft regulation for combustible cladding reform released by NSW Government

New South Wales

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE NSW Government last week said a package of proposed reforms will improve fire safety checks of buildings, following the high-rise fire disaster at London's...

NSW Government calls for feedback on draft freight and ports plan

NSW Government calls for feedback on draft freight and ports plan

New South Wales

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE NSW Government is seeking industry feedback on a draft plan that identifies key freight priorities to deliver a more efficient freight system across NSW.

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...

Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report released

Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report released

Victoria

Monday, 11 December 2017

WITH the release of the Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report, the Victorian Government this month said it will take action to prevent the use of...

Names for Melbourne's five new Metro Tunnel stations revealed

Names for Melbourne's five new Metro Tunnel stations revealed

Victoria

Monday, 4 December 2017

THE Victorian Government has revealed the names of the five new stations that will transform Melbourne's train network as part of the Metro Tunnel Project...

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...

Draft 20-year vision for Greater Newcastle released

Draft 20-year vision for Greater Newcastle released

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

A STRATEGIC and far-sighted plan for Greater Newcastle will see it forge ahead as a dynamic city with a globally competitive economy and a great...

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National Cities Performance Framework launched by Australian Government

National Cities Performance Framework launched by Australian Government

Australia

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE Australian Government last week announced the launch of Australia's first National Cities Performance Framework, which will allow for the progress and performance of the...

Water bills could double by 2040 if reform action is not taken: Infrastructure Australia

Water bills could double by 2040 if reform action is not taken: Infrastructure Australia

Australia

Monday, 11 December 2017

WATER bills could more than double by 2040 unless steps are taken to reform Australia's urban water, Infrastructure Australia Chief Executive Philip Davies has warned.

Draft regulation for combustible cladding reform released by NSW Government

Draft regulation for combustible cladding reform released by NSW Government

New South Wales

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE NSW Government last week said a package of proposed reforms will improve fire safety checks of buildings, following the high-rise fire disaster at London's...

NSW Government calls for feedback on draft freight and ports plan

NSW Government calls for feedback on draft freight and ports plan

New South Wales

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE NSW Government is seeking industry feedback on a draft plan that identifies key freight priorities to deliver a more efficient freight system across NSW.

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...

Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report released

Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report released

Victoria

Monday, 11 December 2017

WITH the release of the Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report, the Victorian Government this month said it will take action to prevent the use of...

Names for Melbourne's five new Metro Tunnel stations revealed

Names for Melbourne's five new Metro Tunnel stations revealed

Victoria

Monday, 4 December 2017

THE Victorian Government has revealed the names of the five new stations that will transform Melbourne's train network as part of the Metro Tunnel Project...

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...

Draft 20-year vision for Greater Newcastle released

Draft 20-year vision for Greater Newcastle released

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

A STRATEGIC and far-sighted plan for Greater Newcastle will see it forge ahead as a dynamic city with a globally competitive economy and a great...

National Cities Performance Framework launched by Australian Government

National Cities Performance Framework launched by Australian Government

Australia

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE Australian Government last week announced the launch of Australia's first National Cities Performance Framework, which will allow for the progress and performance of the...

Water bills could double by 2040 if reform action is not taken: Infrastructure Australia

Water bills could double by 2040 if reform action is not taken: Infrastructure Australia

Australia

Monday, 11 December 2017

WATER bills could more than double by 2040 unless steps are taken to reform Australia's urban water, Infrastructure Australia Chief Executive Philip Davies has warned.

Dwelling approvals increase by 0.9 per cent in October

Dwelling approvals increase by 0.9 per cent in October

Australia

Monday, 4 December 2017

FOLLOWING a downwardly revised increase of 0.6 per cent in September, the total number of new dwellings approved in October increased by 0.9 per cent...

PIA President calls for National Settlement Strategy, Chief Planner and Urban Design Protocol

PIA President calls for National Settlement Strategy, Chief Planner and Urban Design Protocol

Australia

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

PLANNING Institute of Australia (PIA) President, Brendan Nelson, has called on the Australian Government to play a more active and engaged role in the future...

Applications open for Round Two of Building Better Regions Fund

Applications open for Round Two of Building Better Regions Fund

Australia

Monday, 13 November 2017

APPLICATIONS for Round Two of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) are now open, with the program set to continue delivering projects that help rural...

Dwelling approvals up by 1.5 per cent in September

Dwelling approvals up by 1.5 per cent in September

Australia

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

FOLLOWING a downwardly revised increase of 0.1 per cent in August, the total number of new dwellings approved in September increased by 1.5 per cent...

Decisive action needed to manage congestion in Sydney and Melbourne: Grattan report

Decisive action needed to manage congestion in Sydney and Melbourne: Grattan report

Australia

Sunday, 8 October 2017

CONGESTION charges should be introduced in Sydney and Melbourne, according to a new Grattan Institute report that provides a detailed look at road congestion in...

Dwelling approvals increase by 0.4 per cent in August

Dwelling approvals increase by 0.4 per cent in August

Australia

Sunday, 8 October 2017

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 1.2 per cent in July, the total number of new dwellings approved in August increased by 0.4 per cent, in...

Australian Government calls for proposals to bring faster rail to urban and regional areas

Australian Government calls for proposals to bring faster rail to urban and regional areas

Australia

Monday, 25 September 2017

FEDERAL Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher last week launched the Faster Rail Prospectus, which they said...

Draft regulation for combustible cladding reform released by NSW Government

Draft regulation for combustible cladding reform released by NSW Government

New South Wales

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE NSW Government last week said a package of proposed reforms will improve fire safety checks of buildings, following the high-rise fire disaster at London's...

NSW Government calls for feedback on draft freight and ports plan

NSW Government calls for feedback on draft freight and ports plan

New South Wales

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE NSW Government is seeking industry feedback on a draft plan that identifies key freight priorities to deliver a more efficient freight system across NSW.

Draft 20-year vision for Greater Newcastle released

Draft 20-year vision for Greater Newcastle released

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

A STRATEGIC and far-sighted plan for Greater Newcastle will see it forge ahead as a dynamic city with a globally competitive economy and a great...

Allianz and ANZ stadiums to be 'rebuilt and transformed': NSW Government

Allianz and ANZ stadiums to be 'rebuilt and transformed': NSW Government

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian last week announced that Allianz and ANZ stadiums will be rebuilt and transformed into world-class facilities to help ensure NSW remains...

NSW Government approves rezoning of Bella Vista and Kellyville precincts

NSW Government approves rezoning of Bella Vista and Kellyville precincts

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

THE NSW Government has approved the rezoning of the Bella Vista and Kellyville Precincts to support the development of new town centres, facilities and green...

NSW aims to become a greener state with draft Green Infrastructure Policy now on public exhibition

NSW aims to become a greener state with draft Green Infrastructure Policy now on public exhibition

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

THE NSW Government last week said it will create a greener Sydney and State to improve the health, economy, environment, infrastructure and biodiversity for all...

'Sydney slow to invest in smart city infrastructure and planning': Committee for Sydney report

'Sydney slow to invest in smart city infrastructure and planning': Committee for Sydney report

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

SILOED state government and a fractured local government system risk undermining the potential of Sydney to become a 'smart city', according to a new report...

Council supports commercial option for Parramatta's Aspire Tower

Council supports commercial option for Parramatta's Aspire Tower

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

CITY of Parramatta Council has voted to allow developer Walker Corporation to put forward a commercial building option for the proposed 243-metre Aspire Tower at...

Three groups shortlisted for replacement of entire NSW regional rail fleet

Three groups shortlisted for replacement of entire NSW regional rail fleet

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

THE NSW Government last week said the replacement of the entire regional rail fleet has hit another milestone, with three shortlisted applicants chosen to put...

Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report released

Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report released

Victoria

Monday, 11 December 2017

WITH the release of the Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report, the Victorian Government this month said it will take action to prevent the use of...

Names for Melbourne's five new Metro Tunnel stations revealed

Names for Melbourne's five new Metro Tunnel stations revealed

Victoria

Monday, 4 December 2017

THE Victorian Government has revealed the names of the five new stations that will transform Melbourne's train network as part of the Metro Tunnel Project...

Preferred route selected for Melbourne's proposed North East Link project

Preferred route selected for Melbourne's proposed North East Link project

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

THE Victorian Government last week confirmed the route for the biggest transport project in Victoria's history and the 'missing link' in Melbourne's freeway network: the...

Victorian Government signs off on Environmental Effects Statement for West Gate Tunnel

Victorian Government signs off on Environmental Effects Statement for West Gate Tunnel

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne has signed off on the Environmental Effects Statement (EES) for the proposed West Gate Tunnel, which would provide Melbourne with...

'Young people and walking in Victoria' report released

'Young people and walking in Victoria' report released

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

NEW research released this month has delivered new insights into why young people are pounding the pavement and not embracing driving like older generations, with...

Final designs released for open space along Caulfield to Dandenong rail corridor

Final designs released for open space along Caulfield to Dandenong rail corridor

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

AS work continues on the removal of every level crossing between Caulfield and Dandenong, the Victorian Government this month released final designs for 22.5 hectares...

Southland Station opens at Cheltenham in Melbourne's south-east

Southland Station opens at Cheltenham in Melbourne's south-east

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

THE Victorian Government this week opened Southland Station at Cheltenham in Melbourne's south-east, which it said would provide better access to one of Melbourne's largest...

Discussions begin on business case for Melbourne Airport rail link

Discussions begin on business case for Melbourne Airport rail link

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

AUSTRALIAN Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher last week joined state representatives to meet with industry and...

Draft Bacchus Marsh Urban Growth Framework released for public consultation

Draft Bacchus Marsh Urban Growth Framework released for public consultation

Victoria

Monday, 13 November 2017

THE Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) and Moorabool Shire Council have released for consultation a high-level vision that will direct the future growth and development of...

Construction officially commences on $400m Ipswich Motorway upgrade project

Construction officially commences on $400m Ipswich Motorway upgrade project

Queensland

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

WORK has officially started on one of the biggest infrastructure projects in South East Queensland, with the first sod turned on the $400 million Ipswich...

Construction to soon start on $158m Brisbane International Cruise Terminal

Construction to soon start on $158m Brisbane International Cruise Terminal

Queensland

Sunday, 29 October 2017

QUEENSLAND'S first dedicated mega-cruise ship terminal has moved a step closer, after Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk last week said construction will soon commence on the Port...

Funding announced for final stage of Brisbane's Veloway 1

Funding announced for final stage of Brisbane's Veloway 1

Queensland

Monday, 16 October 2017

THE Queensland Government has announced funding for the final stage of Brisbane's Veloway 1 (V1) cycleway, which will provide a 17-kilometre link between Brisbane city...

Consultation period begins on major updates to Gold Coast City Plan

Consultation period begins on major updates to Gold Coast City Plan

Queensland

Sunday, 8 October 2017

THE City of Gold Coast last week called for public feedback on the first major updates to the City Plan, including new and amended policies...

Brisbane City Council launches 'Plan Your Brisbane' project

Brisbane City Council launches 'Plan Your Brisbane' project

Queensland

Monday, 2 October 2017

BRISBANE Lord Mayor Graham Quirk last week invited residents to help guide the future of the city and suburbs, following the launch of Brisbane City...

Townsville Port expansion gains major approval from Coordinator-General

Townsville Port expansion gains major approval from Coordinator-General

Queensland

Monday, 2 October 2017

QUEENSLAND State Development Minister Anthony Lynham last week said a major boost for Townsville's economy and tourism industry is a step closer following a key...

'Special status' granted to streamline development projects at Hayman and Daydream islands

'Special status' granted to streamline development projects at Hayman and Daydream islands

Queensland

Monday, 25 September 2017

TWO iconic Whitsunday holiday island projects have gained special status to cut red tape and create hundreds of local jobs as the region recovers from...

Testing begins on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2

Testing begins on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2

Queensland

Monday, 11 September 2017

GOLD Coast Light Rail Stage 2 has reached a new milestone after the successful testing of the first tram on the new 7.3-kilometre light rail...

Draft master plan for Port of Gladstone released by Queensland Government

Draft master plan for Port of Gladstone released by Queensland Government

Queensland

Monday, 4 September 2017

GLADSTONE'S port master plan is open for public input in the latest milestone for an initiative that will drive economic development in and around Gladstone's...

Proposed new heritage legislation introduced to WA Parliament

Proposed new heritage legislation introduced to WA Parliament

Western Australia

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

THE WA Government has introduced a new Heritage Bill to State Parliament, which will replace the Heritage of Western Australia Act 1990 with modern, updated...

LandCorp and Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority to be merged as part of reform of WA land agencies

LandCorp and Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority to be merged as part of reform of WA land agencies

Western Australia

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

THE West Australian Government last week announced that its two land development agencies, LandCorp and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority, will be merged progressively over two...

Planning reform team appointed to guide improvements to WA planning system

Planning reform team appointed to guide improvements to WA planning system

Western Australia

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

THE West Australian Government has announced the appointment of a planning reform team, led by highly experienced town planner Evan Jones, to deliver improvements to...

Community input sought on new planning framework for Subiaco Redevelopment Area

Community input sought on new planning framework for Subiaco Redevelopment Area

Western Australia

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

THE WA Government last week announced the release of a draft redevelopment scheme and associated policies for Subiaco, which include the transfer of planning authority...

Construction begins on third and final section of NorthLink WA

Construction begins on third and final section of NorthLink WA

Western Australia

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

CONSTRUCTION is now under way on the third and final section of the $1.02 billion NorthLink WA, which will provide a free-flowing dual carriageway between...

Tenders called for planning and engineering services for Morley-Ellenbrook METRONET project

Tenders called for planning and engineering services for Morley-Ellenbrook METRONET project

Western Australia

Sunday, 29 October 2017

FOLLOWING the submission of business cases for Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link, the WA Government has now called for tenders for planning and engineering...

Site works begin for first stage of Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct in Perth

Site works begin for first stage of Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct in Perth

Western Australia

Monday, 23 October 2017

SITE work has begun on the first stage of the Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct (MHKP), which is located 12 kilometres south of Perth's CBD...

Funding approved for upgrades to Great Northern Highway between Muchea and Wubin

Funding approved for upgrades to Great Northern Highway between Muchea and Wubin

Western Australia

Monday, 25 September 2017

THE Australian Government has approved $105.34 million to upgrade a three section, 37.6-kilometre length of the Great Northern Highway between Muchea and Wubin, with the...

City of Perth announces CBD traffic signal improvements to enhance walkability

City of Perth announces CBD traffic signal improvements to enhance walkability

Western Australia

Monday, 25 September 2017

TO enhance walkability in Perth's CBD, the City of Perth and Main Roads are trialling upgrades at key signalised intersections within the CBD to reduce...

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...

SA Government to invest $300m for 400 new buses for Adelaide Metro network

SA Government to invest $300m for 400 new buses for Adelaide Metro network

South Australia

Monday, 23 October 2017

THE South Australian Government last week announced plans to invest $300 million over ten years for 400 new buses to service the Adelaide Metro network...

Adelaide's O-Bahn bus stops to be upgraded ahead of city tunnel completion

Adelaide's O-Bahn bus stops to be upgraded ahead of city tunnel completion

South Australia

Monday, 18 September 2017

ALMOST 30 digital bus stops are proposed for the city, and signage has been upgraded at O-Bahn interchanges in preparation for the opening of the...

EOIs called for $200m-plus of public transport projects in SA, including Oaklands Crossing project

EOIs called for $200m-plus of public transport projects in SA, including Oaklands Crossing project

South Australia

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

EXPRESSIONS of interest are being called for more than $200 million of public transport projects in South Australia, including the $174.3 million Oaklands Crossing upgrade...

SKYCITY commits to $330 million expansion of Adelaide Casino

SKYCITY commits to $330 million expansion of Adelaide Casino

South Australia

Monday, 31 July 2017

SKYCITY Entertainment has committed to a $330 million expansion of the Adelaide Casino within the Festival Plaza precinct, which forms the final component of the...

Concept design revealed for Adelaide's Bentham Street in the Market to Riverbank link

Concept design revealed for Adelaide's Bentham Street in the Market to Riverbank link

South Australia

Monday, 31 July 2017

THE $14.6 million transformation of key laneways in Adelaide has reached another milestone, after the concept design for Bentham Street in the Market to Riverbank...

Expressions of Interest called for free Wi-Fi on Adelaide Metro network

Expressions of Interest called for free Wi-Fi on Adelaide Metro network

South Australia

Monday, 24 July 2017

THE South Australian Government is calling for expressions of interest to operate a free Wi-Fi service on all or part of the Adelaide Metro network...

Contract awarded for Adelaide's East End tram extension

Contract awarded for Adelaide's East End tram extension

South Australia

Monday, 24 July 2017

THE South Australian Government last week announced that the major contract for Adelaide's City Tram Extension Project has been awarded to the Downer York Joint...

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...

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...

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...

ACT Government unveils new Ministerial team following election

ACT Government unveils new Ministerial team following election

ACT

Sunday, 6 November 2016

FOLLOWING the finalisation of a Parliamentary Agreement between ACT Labor and the ACT Greens, the ACT Government last week unveiled a 'refreshed' Ministerial team, with...

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...

NT Planning Minister announces dual occupancy review

NT Planning Minister announces dual occupancy review

Northern Territory

Monday, 10 October 2016

NT Planning Minister Nicole Manison last week announced a review of planning policy surrounding dual occupancy which currently automatically allows for two homes to be...

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