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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...

Tenants set to gain more rights under Victorian Government's tenancy reform package

Tenants set to gain more rights under Victorian Government's tenancy reform package

Victoria

Monday, 16 October 2017

A COMMISSIONER for Residential Tenancies will be appointed to champion the rights of private renters and landlords will no longer be able to terminate a...

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...

Competitive tender closes for Sydney's Inner West bus services

Competitive tender closes for Sydney's Inner West bus services

New South Wales

Monday, 16 October 2017

THE competitive tender for the operation of Region 6 bus services in Sydney's Inner West has closed, with the NSW Government to now evaluate proposals...

Proposed rezoning to deliver over 4,500 homes and new town centre at Telopea

Proposed rezoning to deliver over 4,500 homes and new town centre at Telopea

New South Wales

Monday, 16 October 2017

NSW Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts and Social Housing Minister Pru Goward last week released a rezoning proposal that aims to transform Telopea with...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

Tenants set to gain more rights under Victorian Government's tenancy reform package

Tenants set to gain more rights under Victorian Government's tenancy reform package

Victoria

Monday, 16 October 2017

A COMMISSIONER for Residential Tenancies will be appointed to champion the rights of private renters and landlords will no longer be able to terminate a...

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...

Competitive tender closes for Sydney's Inner West bus services

Competitive tender closes for Sydney's Inner West bus services

New South Wales

Monday, 16 October 2017

THE competitive tender for the operation of Region 6 bus services in Sydney's Inner West has closed, with the NSW Government to now evaluate proposals...

Proposed rezoning to deliver over 4,500 homes and new town centre at Telopea

Proposed rezoning to deliver over 4,500 homes and new town centre at Telopea

New South Wales

Monday, 16 October 2017

NSW Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts and Social Housing Minister Pru Goward last week released a rezoning proposal that aims to transform Telopea with...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Successful projects announced under Building Better Regions Fund

Successful projects announced under Building Better Regions Fund

Australia

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

AUSTRALIAN Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash last week announced that 110 rural, regional and remote projects have been successful under the infrastructure stream of Round...

Perth's Armadale Road Upgrade and Sydney Metro City & Southwest added to national Infrastructure Priority List

Perth's Armadale Road Upgrade and Sydney Metro City & Southwest added to national Infrastructure Priority List

Australia

Monday, 31 July 2017

Infrastructure Australia, the nation's independent infrastructure advisor, has positively assessed the business cases for Perth's Armadale Road Upgrade and the Sydney Metro City & Southwest...

Competitive tender closes for Sydney's Inner West bus services

Competitive tender closes for Sydney's Inner West bus services

New South Wales

Monday, 16 October 2017

THE competitive tender for the operation of Region 6 bus services in Sydney's Inner West has closed, with the NSW Government to now evaluate proposals...

Proposed rezoning to deliver over 4,500 homes and new town centre at Telopea

Proposed rezoning to deliver over 4,500 homes and new town centre at Telopea

New South Wales

Monday, 16 October 2017

NSW Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts and Social Housing Minister Pru Goward last week released a rezoning proposal that aims to transform Telopea with...

John Holland and Laing O'Rourke win $240m Sydenham Metro Upgrade contract

John Holland and Laing O'Rourke win $240m Sydenham Metro Upgrade contract

New South Wales

Monday, 25 September 2017

A $240 million contract for major railway work at Sydenham as part of Sydney Metro – including the upgrade of Sydenham Station – has been...

NSW Government Architect to assist with Gosford CBD revitalisation

NSW Government Architect to assist with Gosford CBD revitalisation

New South Wales

Monday, 25 September 2017

THE NSW Government last week said the much-anticipated revitalisation of Gosford's CBD and waterfront will be guided by the expertise of the NSW Government Architect...

NSW Government begins process to sell 51 per cent of Sydney Motorway Corporation

NSW Government begins process to sell 51 per cent of Sydney Motorway Corporation

New South Wales

Monday, 25 September 2017

THE NSW Government has called for qualified parties to register their interest in the sale of 51 per cent of Sydney Motorway Corporation (SMC), a...

EIS released for Sydenham to Bankstown section of Sydney Metro City & Southwest

EIS released for Sydenham to Bankstown section of Sydney Metro City & Southwest

New South Wales

Monday, 18 September 2017

SOUTH West Sydney rail customers will be able to start using upgraded stations from 2020, four years ahead of schedule, as the 122-year-old Bankstown Line...

Proposed Western Sydney Zoo at Bungarribee Park receives planning approval

Proposed Western Sydney Zoo at Bungarribee Park receives planning approval

New South Wales

Monday, 18 September 2017

THE NSW Government last week said that Western Sydney is set to be the future home of the most exciting private zoo in Australia with...

Rezoning to deliver 1,700 new homes for Greater Macarthur area

Rezoning to deliver 1,700 new homes for Greater Macarthur area

New South Wales

Monday, 18 September 2017

A NEW land release in the Campbelltown local government area will deliver open space, a new village centre and a biodiversity corridor to protect vegetation...

Draft Priority Precinct Plan for Rhodes East released by NSW Government

Draft Priority Precinct Plan for Rhodes East released by NSW Government

New South Wales

Monday, 18 September 2017

NSW Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts last week released the draft Priority Precinct Plan for Rhodes East, which has the potential to deliver up...

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...

Tenants set to gain more rights under Victorian Government's tenancy reform package

Tenants set to gain more rights under Victorian Government's tenancy reform package

Victoria

Monday, 16 October 2017

A COMMISSIONER for Residential Tenancies will be appointed to champion the rights of private renters and landlords will no longer be able to terminate a...

Heritage Victoria grants permit for Ballarat Station precinct revitalisation

Heritage Victoria grants permit for Ballarat Station precinct revitalisation

Victoria

Sunday, 8 October 2017

THE Victorian Government last week announced that Heritage Victoria has granted a permit for the $50 million Ballarat Station precinct revitalisation, which includes an upgrade...

Proposed reforms to planning controls for animal industries announced by Victorian Government

Proposed reforms to planning controls for animal industries announced by Victorian Government

Victoria

Monday, 25 September 2017

THE Victorian Government last week said it is overhauling Victoria's agricultural planning rules with a suite of proposed reforms that aim to strike the balance...

Environmental Effects Statement to be required for $300m Mordialloc Bypass

Environmental Effects Statement to be required for $300m Mordialloc Bypass

Victoria

Monday, 25 September 2017

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week said that the $300 million Mordialloc Bypass will be built to the highest environmental standards, with confirmation that...

Final eight locations of 20 'Supercare Pharmacies' announced by Victorian Government

Final eight locations of 20 'Supercare Pharmacies' announced by Victorian Government

Victoria

Monday, 25 September 2017

THE Victorian Government has unveiled the final eight locations of its 20 Supercare Pharmacies, which are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week...

MTM and Keolis Downer retain contracts to operate Melbourne's trains and trams

MTM and Keolis Downer retain contracts to operate Melbourne's trains and trams

Victoria

Monday, 18 September 2017

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week announced that Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) and Keolis Downer (KDR) have been awarded new contracts to operate...

Intersection designs finalised for Streamlining Hoddle Street project

Intersection designs finalised for Streamlining Hoddle Street project

Victoria

Monday, 11 September 2017

THE Victorian Government last week announced the release of new designs of major intersections and the implementation of 24/7 clearways as part of the Streamlining...

New guidelines for urban design and apartment design released by Victorian Government

New guidelines for urban design and apartment design released by Victorian Government

Victoria

Monday, 4 September 2017

THE Victorian Government last week announced the release of the Urban Design Guidelines for Victoria and the Apartment Design Guidelines for Victoria, which seek to...

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...

Updated business case for Cross River Rail released by Queensland Government

Updated business case for Cross River Rail released by Queensland Government

Queensland

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

QUEENSLAND Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure Jackie Trad last week announced the release of the Cross River Rail Business Case 2017, which she said...

AGL to proceed with Australia's largest wind farm at Coopers Gap in Queensland

AGL to proceed with Australia's largest wind farm at Coopers Gap in Queensland

Queensland

Monday, 21 August 2017

AGL Energy has confirmed the 453-megawatt Coopers Gap Wind Farm is set to proceed to construction after having achieved financial close with the sale of...

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...

Expressions of interest called for three freeway upgrade projects in Perth

Expressions of interest called for three freeway upgrade projects in Perth

Western Australia

Monday, 14 August 2017

THE West Australian Government last week called for expressions of interest for three freeway upgrade projects, which aim to address congestion hotspots on Perth's road...

Mitchell Freeway extension in Perth's north opens to traffic

Mitchell Freeway extension in Perth's north opens to traffic

Western Australia

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

THE $236 million Mitchell Freeway extension through Perth's fast-growing outer northern suburbs is now complete, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Premier Mark McGowan last...

Fremantle's West End to be permanently heritage listed

Fremantle's West End to be permanently heritage listed

Western Australia

Monday, 24 July 2017

FREMANTLE'S West End has become the largest single place to be permanently included in Western Australia's State Register of Heritage Places, with 250 buildings and...

Peet selected as preferred proponent for Brabham development in Perth's Swan Valley

Peet selected as preferred proponent for Brabham development in Perth's Swan Valley

Western Australia

Monday, 10 July 2017

WEST Australian Housing Minister Peter Tinley last week announced the selection of Peet Limited as the preferred proponent for final negotiations as development partner for...

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...

Adelaide City Council endorses its 2017-18 Integrated Business Plan

Adelaide City Council endorses its 2017-18 Integrated Business Plan

South Australia

Monday, 19 June 2017

THE City of Adelaide has endorsed its 2017-18 Integrated Business Plan, which the council said funds major improvements to key transport links, streetscapes and Park...

SA Government releases updated 30-Year Plan and enhanced design rules

SA Government releases updated 30-Year Plan and enhanced design rules

South Australia

Monday, 5 June 2017

THE South Australian Government last week announced that the update to The 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide has been completed, which includes a number of...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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Speaking with: Crystal Legacy on the politics of transport infrastructure

Speaking with: Crystal Legacy on the politics of transport infrastructure

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

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

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

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