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Formal planning process begins for Sydenham to Bankstown section of Sydney Metro City & Southwest project

Formal planning process begins for Sydenham to Bankstown section of Sydney Metro City & Southwest project

New South Wales

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week said the formal planning process has started for the next part of the Sydney Metro City...

Preferred route for first stage of Parramatta Light Rail unveiled by NSW Government

Preferred route for first stage of Parramatta Light Rail unveiled by NSW Government

New South Wales

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian last week joined Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance to unveil the preferred route for the first stage of Parramatta Light...

New contracts to be negotiated with 12 metropolitan bus operators in Melbourne

New contracts to be negotiated with 12 metropolitan bus operators in Melbourne

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week announced that the State Government will negotiate new contracts with 12 metropolitan bus operators that together run...

Victorian Government outlines $660m worth of upgrades along Pakenham-Cranbourne line for new High-Capacity Metro Trains

Victorian Government outlines $660m worth of upgrades along Pakenham-Cranbourne line for new High-Capacity Metro Trains

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week outlined $660 million worth of upgrades that will be carried out along the entire length of the...

Victorian Government reveals details of level crossing removals in Cheltenham and Mentone

Victorian Government reveals details of level crossing removals in Cheltenham and Mentone

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan this week announced that the State Government will lower the Frankston train line under Charman Road and Park Road...

Three groups shortlisted for $1.8bn road and maintenance contract for Melbourne's outer west

Three groups shortlisted for $1.8bn road and maintenance contract for Melbourne's outer west

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

THE Victorian Government last week said it is a step closer to fixing eight congested roads in Melbourne's outer western suburbs, with three groups shortlisted...

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...

Contract awarded for Hurstbridge Line duplication and removal of Alphington and Rosanna level crossings

Contract awarded for Hurstbridge Line duplication and removal of Alphington and Rosanna level crossings

Victoria

Sunday, 12 February 2017

AN Alliance of Laing O'Rourke, Fulton Hogan and Jacobs has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to remove the level crossings on Lower Plenty Road...

Crown Melbourne gains approval for 90-storey Queensbridge Hotel tower

Crown Melbourne gains approval for 90-storey Queensbridge Hotel tower

Victoria

Sunday, 12 February 2017

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews last week joined Planning Minister Richard Wynne to announce planning approval for Crown Melbourne's new six-star hotel – a 90-storey tower...

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Formal planning process begins for Sydenham to Bankstown section of Sydney Metro City & Southwest project

Formal planning process begins for Sydenham to Bankstown section of Sydney Metro City & Southwest project

New South Wales

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week said the formal planning process has started for the next part of the Sydney Metro City...

Preferred route for first stage of Parramatta Light Rail unveiled by NSW Government

Preferred route for first stage of Parramatta Light Rail unveiled by NSW Government

New South Wales

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian last week joined Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance to unveil the preferred route for the first stage of Parramatta Light...

New contracts to be negotiated with 12 metropolitan bus operators in Melbourne

New contracts to be negotiated with 12 metropolitan bus operators in Melbourne

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week announced that the State Government will negotiate new contracts with 12 metropolitan bus operators that together run...

Victorian Government outlines $660m worth of upgrades along Pakenham-Cranbourne line for new High-Capacity Metro Trains

Victorian Government outlines $660m worth of upgrades along Pakenham-Cranbourne line for new High-Capacity Metro Trains

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week outlined $660 million worth of upgrades that will be carried out along the entire length of the...

Victorian Government reveals details of level crossing removals in Cheltenham and Mentone

Victorian Government reveals details of level crossing removals in Cheltenham and Mentone

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan this week announced that the State Government will lower the Frankston train line under Charman Road and Park Road...

Three groups shortlisted for $1.8bn road and maintenance contract for Melbourne's outer west

Three groups shortlisted for $1.8bn road and maintenance contract for Melbourne's outer west

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

THE Victorian Government last week said it is a step closer to fixing eight congested roads in Melbourne's outer western suburbs, with three groups shortlisted...

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...

Contract awarded for Hurstbridge Line duplication and removal of Alphington and Rosanna level crossings

Contract awarded for Hurstbridge Line duplication and removal of Alphington and Rosanna level crossings

Victoria

Sunday, 12 February 2017

AN Alliance of Laing O'Rourke, Fulton Hogan and Jacobs has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to remove the level crossings on Lower Plenty Road...

Crown Melbourne gains approval for 90-storey Queensbridge Hotel tower

Crown Melbourne gains approval for 90-storey Queensbridge Hotel tower

Victoria

Sunday, 12 February 2017

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews last week joined Planning Minister Richard Wynne to announce planning approval for Crown Melbourne's new six-star hotel – a 90-storey tower...

Dwelling approvals decrease by 1.2 per cent in December

Dwelling approvals decrease by 1.2 per cent in December

Australia

Monday, 6 February 2017

FOLLOWING an upwardly revised increase of 7.5 per cent in November, the total number of new dwellings approved in December decreased by 1.2 per cent...

Infrastructure Australia positively assesses business cases for Melbourne Metro, Bringelly Road Stage 2 and Murray Basin Rail

Infrastructure Australia positively assesses business cases for Melbourne Metro, Bringelly Road Stage 2 and Murray Basin Rail

Australia

Monday, 23 January 2017

INFRASTRUCTURE Australia, the nation's independent infrastructure advisor, has positively assessed the business cases for Melbourne Metro, Bringelly Road Stage 2, and the ongoing upgrade of...

Dwelling approvals increase by 7 per cent in November

Dwelling approvals increase by 7 per cent in November

Australia

Monday, 16 January 2017

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 11.8 per cent in October, the total number of new dwellings approved in November increased by 7.0 per cent, in...

Infrastructure Australia releases value capture advisory paper

Infrastructure Australia releases value capture advisory paper

Australia

Sunday, 18 December 2016

INFRASTRUCTURE Australia, the nation's independent infrastructure advisor, has launched the first paper in its new infrastructure Reform Series, titled 'Capturing Value: Advice on making value...

Dwelling approvals decrease by 12.6 per cent in October

Dwelling approvals decrease by 12.6 per cent in October

Australia

Sunday, 4 December 2016

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 9.3 per cent in September, the total number of new dwellings approved in October decreased by 12.6 per cent, in...

Federal Government responds to Australian Infrastructure Plan

Federal Government responds to Australian Infrastructure Plan

Australia

Sunday, 27 November 2016

THE Federal Government last week released its response to the Australian Infrastructure Plan, which accepts 69 of Infrastructure Australia's 78 recommendations and commits to the...

Australian Senate Committee calls for plan to grow Australia's regional capital cities

Australian Senate Committee calls for plan to grow Australia's regional capital cities

Australia

Sunday, 27 November 2016

THE Australian Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee's Final Report into the "future role and contribution of regional capitals to Australia" has...

Australian Government releases Value Capture Discussion Paper

Australian Government releases Value Capture Discussion Paper

Australia

Sunday, 20 November 2016

USING 'value capture' to help deliver more infrastructure is the subject of a discussion paper released last week by Urban Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher and...

Dwelling approvals decrease by 8.7 per cent in September

Dwelling approvals decrease by 8.7 per cent in September

Australia

Sunday, 6 November 2016

FOLLOWING a decrease of 1.8 per cent in August, the total number of new dwellings approved in September decreased by 8.7 per cent, in seasonally...

Formal planning process begins for Sydenham to Bankstown section of Sydney Metro City & Southwest project

Formal planning process begins for Sydenham to Bankstown section of Sydney Metro City & Southwest project

New South Wales

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week said the formal planning process has started for the next part of the Sydney Metro City...

Preferred route for first stage of Parramatta Light Rail unveiled by NSW Government

Preferred route for first stage of Parramatta Light Rail unveiled by NSW Government

New South Wales

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian last week joined Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance to unveil the preferred route for the first stage of Parramatta Light...

Urban Taskforce calls on NSW's new Planning Minister to boost housing supply

Urban Taskforce calls on NSW's new Planning Minister to boost housing supply

New South Wales

Monday, 6 February 2017

NEW South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian's new ministry must drive housing supply and ensure NSW retains its position as Australia's leading state, according to development...

Community input sought for local infrastructure upgrades within Bayside West Precincts

Community input sought for local infrastructure upgrades within Bayside West Precincts

New South Wales

Sunday, 29 January 2017

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment last week called for community feedback on how to spend $10 million to help shape the final vision...

NSW Auditor-General releases 'Assessing major development applications: Planning Assessment Commission' report

NSW Auditor-General releases 'Assessing major development applications: Planning Assessment Commission' report

New South Wales

Monday, 23 January 2017

A REPORT released last week by the NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford, has found that the Planning Assessment Commission has improved its decision-making processes for major...

'Red tape-busting' planning reforms proposed by NSW Government

'Red tape-busting' planning reforms proposed by NSW Government

New South Wales

Monday, 16 January 2017

MAKING it simpler to build a home and enhancing community participation in key decisions will be now easier through a package of 'red tape-busting' reforms...

NSW Government announces planning approval for stage 2 of Sydney Metro

NSW Government announces planning approval for stage 2 of Sydney Metro

New South Wales

Monday, 16 January 2017

TRANSPORT and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week welcomed planning approval for stage 2 of Sydney Metro, which starts at Chatswood, and extends beneath Sydney...

NSW Government releases new wind energy framework

NSW Government releases new wind energy framework

New South Wales

Monday, 16 January 2017

THE NSW Government last month announced the release of a new wind energy framework, which aims to encourage opportunities to harness clean energy, and ensure...

Keolis Downer wins 10-year contract to operate Newcastle's public transport system

Keolis Downer wins 10-year contract to operate Newcastle's public transport system

New South Wales

Sunday, 18 December 2016

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance last week announced that Keolis Downer has been awarded a 10-year contract –...

New contracts to be negotiated with 12 metropolitan bus operators in Melbourne

New contracts to be negotiated with 12 metropolitan bus operators in Melbourne

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week announced that the State Government will negotiate new contracts with 12 metropolitan bus operators that together run...

Victorian Government outlines $660m worth of upgrades along Pakenham-Cranbourne line for new High-Capacity Metro Trains

Victorian Government outlines $660m worth of upgrades along Pakenham-Cranbourne line for new High-Capacity Metro Trains

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week outlined $660 million worth of upgrades that will be carried out along the entire length of the...

Victorian Government reveals details of level crossing removals in Cheltenham and Mentone

Victorian Government reveals details of level crossing removals in Cheltenham and Mentone

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan this week announced that the State Government will lower the Frankston train line under Charman Road and Park Road...

Three groups shortlisted for $1.8bn road and maintenance contract for Melbourne's outer west

Three groups shortlisted for $1.8bn road and maintenance contract for Melbourne's outer west

Victoria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

THE Victorian Government last week said it is a step closer to fixing eight congested roads in Melbourne's outer western suburbs, with three groups shortlisted...

Contract awarded for Hurstbridge Line duplication and removal of Alphington and Rosanna level crossings

Contract awarded for Hurstbridge Line duplication and removal of Alphington and Rosanna level crossings

Victoria

Sunday, 12 February 2017

AN Alliance of Laing O'Rourke, Fulton Hogan and Jacobs has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to remove the level crossings on Lower Plenty Road...

Crown Melbourne gains approval for 90-storey Queensbridge Hotel tower

Crown Melbourne gains approval for 90-storey Queensbridge Hotel tower

Victoria

Sunday, 12 February 2017

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews last week joined Planning Minister Richard Wynne to announce planning approval for Crown Melbourne's new six-star hotel – a 90-storey tower...

Tenders called for seven more 'Supercare Pharmacies' in Victoria

Tenders called for seven more 'Supercare Pharmacies' in Victoria

Victoria

Sunday, 12 February 2017

VICTORIAN Minister for Health Jill Hennessy last week called for tenders for the next seven Supercare Pharmacies, which will open 24-hours-a-day, every day, with a...

Victorian Government announces extension of Streamlining for Growth Program for three more years

Victorian Government announces extension of Streamlining for Growth Program for three more years

Victoria

Monday, 6 February 2017

VICTORIAN Treasurer Tim Pallas has announced the State Government will extend its Streamlining for Growth Program for three more years to reduce red tape and...

Victorian Government calls for feedback as part of review of Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act

Victorian Government calls for feedback as part of review of Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act

Victoria

Monday, 6 February 2017

VICTORIANS have been encouraged by the State Government to have their say on the review of the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 to ensure...

6,079ha State Development Area declared around Port of Bundaberg

6,079ha State Development Area declared around Port of Bundaberg

Queensland

Sunday, 12 February 2017

QUEENSLAND State Development Minister Anthony Lynham last week announced a new State Development Area (SDA) around the Port of Bundaberg, including land near the port...

Three companies shortlisted for construction of $250m North Queensland Stadium

Three companies shortlisted for construction of $250m North Queensland Stadium

Queensland

Sunday, 12 February 2017

QUEENSLAND State Development Minister Anthony Lynham last week announced that CPB Contractors, Watpac Construction, and Lendlease have been invited to tender for the managing contractor...

Queensland Cabinet endorses all 36 recommendations of Queensland Rail inquiry

Queensland Cabinet endorses all 36 recommendations of Queensland Rail inquiry

Queensland

Sunday, 12 February 2017

THE Queensland Government last week said it will establish a powerful new Citytrain Response Unit to ensure Queensland Rail follows a program of sweeping reforms...

Queensland Government welcomes release of second Building Queensland Pipeline Report

Queensland Government welcomes release of second Building Queensland Pipeline Report

Queensland

Monday, 23 January 2017

THE Queensland Government last week welcomed the release of Building Queensland's second Infrastructure Pipeline Report, which provides an independent analysis of Queensland's priority infrastructure projects.

Queensland Government's Fairer Fares package launches ahead of schedule

Queensland Government's Fairer Fares package launches ahead of schedule

Queensland

Sunday, 18 December 2016

THE Queensland Government's Fairer Fares package will come into effect from this Monday, 19 December, ahead of its official launch on 1 January next year...

New 200-metre tall hotel and apartment tower approved at Jupiters Gold Coast

New 200-metre tall hotel and apartment tower approved at Jupiters Gold Coast

Queensland

Sunday, 18 December 2016

A NEW 200-metre tall hotel and apartment tower at Jupiters Gold Coast has been approved by the Queensland Government, with construction set to commence in...

Expressions of Interest open for managing contractor of $250m North Queensland Stadium

Expressions of Interest open for managing contractor of $250m North Queensland Stadium

Queensland

Sunday, 18 December 2016

QUEENSLAND Minister for State Development Anthony Lynham last week announced that expressions of interest are now being accepted for the managing contractor to deliver the...

Memorandum of Understanding signed for Brisbane's Cross River Rail project

Memorandum of Understanding signed for Brisbane's Cross River Rail project

Queensland

Sunday, 11 December 2016

FEDERAL Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher and Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Australian Government's...

Australia's first City Deal signed for Townsville

Australia's first City Deal signed for Townsville

Queensland

Sunday, 11 December 2016

AUSTRALIA'S first City Deal to grow Townsville's economy and transform the city centre was signed last week by the Prime Minister, Queensland Premier and Townsville...

Contract for third and final stage of NorthLink WA awarded to CPB Contractors

Contract for third and final stage of NorthLink WA awarded to CPB Contractors

Western Australia

Monday, 6 February 2017

WEST Australian Transport Minister Bill Marmion last week awarded the third and final contract for the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA project to CPB Contractors, who...

WA Government endorses strategy for urban precincts around Belmont and Forrestfield train stations

WA Government endorses strategy for urban precincts around Belmont and Forrestfield train stations

Western Australia

Sunday, 29 January 2017

THE West Australian Government last week endorsed a strategy that supports the development of vibrant urban precincts around the new Belmont and Forrestfield train station...

Approval given to rezoning of 11-hectare Wilkins Road site in Kalamunda

Approval given to rezoning of 11-hectare Wilkins Road site in Kalamunda

Western Australia

Sunday, 29 January 2017

WEST Australian Planning Minister Donna Faragher last week announced the State Government's support for rezoning almost 11 hectares of land in Kalamunda from Parks and...

WA Government announces opening of $26m Edgewater Station car park

WA Government announces opening of $26m Edgewater Station car park

Western Australia

Monday, 23 January 2017

THE West Australian Government last week announced the opening of the new multi-storey car park at Edgewater Station, which has been delivered for under $26...

Forrestfield Station artist impressions released by WA Government

Forrestfield Station artist impressions released by WA Government

Western Australia

Monday, 16 January 2017

THE West Australian Government has released artist impressions of the future Forrestfield Station, which forms part of the $1.86 billion Forrestfield-Airport Link project and is...

Contract awarded for Stage 2 of $1.12 billion NorthLink WA project

Contract awarded for Stage 2 of $1.12 billion NorthLink WA project

Western Australia

Monday, 16 January 2017

THE second of three construction contracts for the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA has been awarded to the Great Northern Connect Team - a joint venture...

Georgiou Group awarded $51 million contract for Scarborough transformation

Georgiou Group awarded $51 million contract for Scarborough transformation

Western Australia

Monday, 16 January 2017

WEST Australian Deputy Premier Liza Harvey and Planning Minister Donna Faragher last week announced the appointment of civil works company Georgiou Group as head contractor...

Changes to Development Assessment Panel gazetted by WA Government

Changes to Development Assessment Panel gazetted by WA Government

Western Australia

Sunday, 18 December 2016

CHANGES to the Development Assessment Panel system were gazetted last week and will come into effect on February 1, 2017 to give local governments time...

CPB Contractors selected for design and construction of $55m Ellenbrook Bus Rapid Transit project

CPB Contractors selected for design and construction of $55m Ellenbrook Bus Rapid Transit project

Western Australia

Sunday, 27 November 2016

THE West Australian Government last week announced that CPB Contractors has been selected as the preferred proponent to work with Main Roads WA, the Public...

Tenders called for design and construction of first stage of AdeLINK tram extension

Tenders called for design and construction of first stage of AdeLINK tram extension

South Australia

Sunday, 11 December 2016

THE South Australian Government last week called for tenders for the $50 million first stage of the expansion of Adelaide's tram network, which includes the...

$500m commercial and retail development at Adelaide Festival Plaza approved by SA Government

$500m commercial and retail development at Adelaide Festival Plaza approved by SA Government

South Australia

Sunday, 13 November 2016

A $500 million private commercial and retail development at Adelaide's Festival Plaza has been approved in another milestone for the redevelopment of the Riverbank precinct.

$235m office tower development confirmed for Adelaide at historic GPO site

$235m office tower development confirmed for Adelaide at historic GPO site

South Australia

Sunday, 6 November 2016

A NEW 20-storey office tower has been confirmed for the historic Adelaide GPO site at Victoria Square after the South Australian Government committed to a...

SA council amalgamations could save more than $500m: Property Council

SA council amalgamations could save more than $500m: Property Council

South Australia

Sunday, 16 October 2016

LANDMARK research commissioned by the Property Council of Australia has revealed that council amalgamations could deliver more than $500 million to local communities across South...

UDIA calls for more infrastructure coordination to deliver Government's 30-year plan

UDIA calls for more infrastructure coordination to deliver Government's 30-year plan

South Australia

Sunday, 2 October 2016

ADELAIDE'S inner city housing growth needs to be supported by adequate infrastructure upgrades, according to South Australia's peak development industry body.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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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...