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Report calls for modernisation of NSW planning system in response to changing retail landscape

Report calls for modernisation of NSW planning system in response to changing retail landscape

New South Wales

Monday, 13 November 2017

THE NSW Government has accepted an independent report recommending planning regulation changes to reflect the shifting landscape of retail trading, including the introduction of a...

Proposal for second engineered timber building for Barangaroo on public exhibition

Proposal for second engineered timber building for Barangaroo on public exhibition

New South Wales

Monday, 13 November 2017

A DESIGN proposal for a second retail and office building made from cross laminated timber and glue laminated timber in Barangaroo's C1 site, located between...

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...

Melbourne's Elizabeth Street to get a pop-up park over summer

Melbourne's Elizabeth Street to get a pop-up park over summer

Victoria

Monday, 13 November 2017

THE City of Melbourne will create a 375-square-metre pop-up park on the eastern side of Elizabeth Street between Flinders Lane and Flinders Street to provide...

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...

New train station to be built at Toolern in Melbourne's outer west

New train station to be built at Toolern in Melbourne's outer west

Victoria

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

THE Victorian Government last week announced it will construct a new train station at Toolern to service Melbourne's growing outer-western suburbs, with funding from the...

Rezoning of land at Donnybrook and Woodstock in Melbourne's north to support 16,600 new dwellings

Rezoning of land at Donnybrook and Woodstock in Melbourne's north to support 16,600 new dwellings

Victoria

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week unveiled Melbourne's latest suburbs, Donnybrook and Woodstock, which will be developed over a 30-year period to accommodate almost...

Proposal to consolidate and simplify environmental controls released by NSW Department of Planning and Environment

Proposal to consolidate and simplify environmental controls released by NSW Department of Planning and Environment

New South Wales

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

PLANNING rules that manage the environment will be consolidated and simplified to continue to protect the state's water catchments, urban bushland, world heritage areas and...

Sydney Metro stations at Victoria Cross, Pitt Street and Crows Nest selected as potential locations for mass-transit-oriented development

Sydney Metro stations at Victoria Cross, Pitt Street and Crows Nest selected as potential locations for mass-transit-oriented development

New South Wales

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

NEW metro stations in the CBD and North Sydney are set to be the city's newest landmarks in their own right, offering retail, community, residential...

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Report calls for modernisation of NSW planning system in response to changing retail landscape

Report calls for modernisation of NSW planning system in response to changing retail landscape

New South Wales

Monday, 13 November 2017

THE NSW Government has accepted an independent report recommending planning regulation changes to reflect the shifting landscape of retail trading, including the introduction of a...

Proposal for second engineered timber building for Barangaroo on public exhibition

Proposal for second engineered timber building for Barangaroo on public exhibition

New South Wales

Monday, 13 November 2017

A DESIGN proposal for a second retail and office building made from cross laminated timber and glue laminated timber in Barangaroo's C1 site, located between...

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...

Melbourne's Elizabeth Street to get a pop-up park over summer

Melbourne's Elizabeth Street to get a pop-up park over summer

Victoria

Monday, 13 November 2017

THE City of Melbourne will create a 375-square-metre pop-up park on the eastern side of Elizabeth Street between Flinders Lane and Flinders Street to provide...

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...

New train station to be built at Toolern in Melbourne's outer west

New train station to be built at Toolern in Melbourne's outer west

Victoria

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

THE Victorian Government last week announced it will construct a new train station at Toolern to service Melbourne's growing outer-western suburbs, with funding from the...

Rezoning of land at Donnybrook and Woodstock in Melbourne's north to support 16,600 new dwellings

Rezoning of land at Donnybrook and Woodstock in Melbourne's north to support 16,600 new dwellings

Victoria

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week unveiled Melbourne's latest suburbs, Donnybrook and Woodstock, which will be developed over a 30-year period to accommodate almost...

Proposal to consolidate and simplify environmental controls released by NSW Department of Planning and Environment

Proposal to consolidate and simplify environmental controls released by NSW Department of Planning and Environment

New South Wales

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

PLANNING rules that manage the environment will be consolidated and simplified to continue to protect the state's water catchments, urban bushland, world heritage areas and...

Sydney Metro stations at Victoria Cross, Pitt Street and Crows Nest selected as potential locations for mass-transit-oriented development

Sydney Metro stations at Victoria Cross, Pitt Street and Crows Nest selected as potential locations for mass-transit-oriented development

New South Wales

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

NEW metro stations in the CBD and North Sydney are set to be the city's newest landmarks in their own right, offering retail, community, residential...

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...

Dwelling approvals decrease by 1.7 per cent in July

Dwelling approvals decrease by 1.7 per cent in July

Australia

Monday, 4 September 2017

FOLLOWING an upwardly revised increase of 11.7 per cent in June, the total number of new dwellings approved in July decreased by 1.7 per cent...

CEDA's 'Housing Australia' report calls for a range of reforms to address housing affordability issues

CEDA's 'Housing Australia' report calls for a range of reforms to address housing affordability issues

Australia

Monday, 4 September 2017

HOUSING affordability issues are likely to persist in some capital cities and could have longer term economic implications for Australia, while the issue of land...

PIA to Federal Government: Fail to plan for a sustainable and liveable nation, plan to fail

PIA to Federal Government: Fail to plan for a sustainable and liveable nation, plan to fail

Australia

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

THE Planning Institute of Australia last week said it strongly supports NSW Education Minister and PIA Honorary Fellow Rob Stokes' comments that there has been...

Dwelling approvals increase by 10.9 per cent in June

Dwelling approvals increase by 10.9 per cent in June

Australia

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 5.4 per cent in May, the total number of new dwellings approved in June increased by 10.9 per cent, in...

Report calls for modernisation of NSW planning system in response to changing retail landscape

Report calls for modernisation of NSW planning system in response to changing retail landscape

New South Wales

Monday, 13 November 2017

THE NSW Government has accepted an independent report recommending planning regulation changes to reflect the shifting landscape of retail trading, including the introduction of a...

Proposal for second engineered timber building for Barangaroo on public exhibition

Proposal for second engineered timber building for Barangaroo on public exhibition

New South Wales

Monday, 13 November 2017

A DESIGN proposal for a second retail and office building made from cross laminated timber and glue laminated timber in Barangaroo's C1 site, located between...

Proposal to consolidate and simplify environmental controls released by NSW Department of Planning and Environment

Proposal to consolidate and simplify environmental controls released by NSW Department of Planning and Environment

New South Wales

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

PLANNING rules that manage the environment will be consolidated and simplified to continue to protect the state's water catchments, urban bushland, world heritage areas and...

Sydney Metro stations at Victoria Cross, Pitt Street and Crows Nest selected as potential locations for mass-transit-oriented development

Sydney Metro stations at Victoria Cross, Pitt Street and Crows Nest selected as potential locations for mass-transit-oriented development

New South Wales

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

NEW metro stations in the CBD and North Sydney are set to be the city's newest landmarks in their own right, offering retail, community, residential...

Changes to Liverpool LEP to facilitate new riverside development

Changes to Liverpool LEP to facilitate new riverside development

New South Wales

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

THE local community will benefit from changes to the Liverpool Local Environmental Plan that will help improve the city's public infrastructure, according to the NSW...

Procurement strategy announced for construction of $5.3bn Western Sydney Airport

Procurement strategy announced for construction of $5.3bn Western Sydney Airport

New South Wales

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

THE Australian Government-owned company, WSA Co, has announced its procurement strategy for the construction of the $5.3 billion Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek in...

Future Transport 2056 draft strategy released by NSW Government

Future Transport 2056 draft strategy released by NSW Government

New South Wales

Sunday, 29 October 2017

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week unveiled the Future Transport 2056 draft strategy, which has been released alongside the Greater Sydney Commission's...

Draft Greater Sydney Region Plan launched

Draft Greater Sydney Region Plan launched

New South Wales

Sunday, 29 October 2017

GREATER Sydney will become three connected cities over the next 40 years, linked by new public transport, giving more communities access to job opportunities, new...

$113m funding boost for infrastructure to fast track housing supply announced by NSW Government

$113m funding boost for infrastructure to fast track housing supply announced by NSW Government

New South Wales

Sunday, 29 October 2017

A BOOST of $113 million to accelerate the delivery of vital infrastructure to support new homes in Sydney's west, south-west and north-west was announced last...

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...

Melbourne's Elizabeth Street to get a pop-up park over summer

Melbourne's Elizabeth Street to get a pop-up park over summer

Victoria

Monday, 13 November 2017

THE City of Melbourne will create a 375-square-metre pop-up park on the eastern side of Elizabeth Street between Flinders Lane and Flinders Street to provide...

New train station to be built at Toolern in Melbourne's outer west

New train station to be built at Toolern in Melbourne's outer west

Victoria

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

THE Victorian Government last week announced it will construct a new train station at Toolern to service Melbourne's growing outer-western suburbs, with funding from the...

Rezoning of land at Donnybrook and Woodstock in Melbourne's north to support 16,600 new dwellings

Rezoning of land at Donnybrook and Woodstock in Melbourne's north to support 16,600 new dwellings

Victoria

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week unveiled Melbourne's latest suburbs, Donnybrook and Woodstock, which will be developed over a 30-year period to accommodate almost...

Proposed changes to Victoria Planning Provisions released for consultation

Proposed changes to Victoria Planning Provisions released for consultation

Victoria

Monday, 23 October 2017

AS part of its Smart Planning program, the Victorian Government has released a new discussion paper that outlines proposed changes to help simplify and improve...

Five-year Victorian Infrastructure Plan released by State Government

Five-year Victorian Infrastructure Plan released by State Government

Victoria

Monday, 23 October 2017

FOLLOWING the release of Infrastructure Victoria's independent 30-year infrastructure plan, the Victorian Government last week announced its response, with a new five-year Victorian Infrastructure Plan...

Rezoning approved for stage one of City of Melbourne's Arden-Macaulay precinct

Rezoning approved for stage one of City of Melbourne's Arden-Macaulay precinct

Victoria

Monday, 23 October 2017

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne has approved Amendment C190 to the Melbourne Planning Scheme, which implements the Arden-Macaulay Structure Plan's Stage 1 land use and...

Draft Fishermans Bend Framework released for consultation

Draft Fishermans Bend Framework released for consultation

Victoria

Monday, 23 October 2017

THE Victorian Government has launched the draft Fishermans Bend Framework, which it said will deliver on the 2050 vision for the area to become a...

Consultation to begin on plans for Leneva-Baranduda growth corridor in Wodonga

Consultation to begin on plans for Leneva-Baranduda growth corridor in Wodonga

Victoria

Monday, 16 October 2017

CONSULTATION will soon begin on plans to deliver more than 6,000 dwellings for over 15,000 residents in the south-east of Wodonga, with the City 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...

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...

New taskforce to deliver Outer Harbour vision for Perth

New taskforce to deliver Outer Harbour vision for Perth

Western Australia

Monday, 18 September 2017

THE West Australian Government last week announced the establishment of the multi-agency Westport Taskforce to outline a long-range vision to guide the planning, development and...

More than $1.34bn allocated to METRONET in WA Budget 2017-18

More than $1.34bn allocated to METRONET in WA Budget 2017-18

Western Australia

Monday, 11 September 2017

AS part of the 2017-18 Budget, the West Australian Government has allocated $1.34 billion over the next four years to start work on stage one...

Business cases for Yanchep and Thornlie METRONET rail projects submitted to Infrastructure Australia

Business cases for Yanchep and Thornlie METRONET rail projects submitted to Infrastructure Australia

Western Australia

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

BUSINESS cases for two key METRONET projects – the Joondalup line extension to Yanchep and the Thornlie Line Extension – have now been submitted 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...

Tesla and Neoen selected by SA Government to build world's largest lithium-ion battery

Tesla and Neoen selected by SA Government to build world's largest lithium-ion battery

South Australia

Monday, 10 July 2017

THE world's largest lithium-ion battery will be installed in South Australia under an agreement between French renewable energy company, Neoen, US sustainable energy company, Tesla...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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By Damien House / Urbis Insights. All levels of government across Australia acknowledge that the backlog of infrastructure, both economic and social, cannot be satisfied without private sector participation. That is the...

Inefficient tax slugs all homebuyers

Inefficient tax slugs all homebuyers

By Lyndall Bryant / Published by The Conversation. So developer charges were introduced as a "user pays" method of funding new urban infrastructure. These charges are levied on property developers by...

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...