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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...

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...

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...

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...

Mirvac's $292m residential development at Sydney Olympic Park recommended for approval

Mirvac's $292m residential development at Sydney Olympic Park recommended for approval

New South Wales

Monday, 11 September 2017

NSW Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts last week said that Sydney Olympic Park will continue to grow into a vibrant community following a recommendation...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Mirvac's $292m residential development at Sydney Olympic Park recommended for approval

Mirvac's $292m residential development at Sydney Olympic Park recommended for approval

New South Wales

Monday, 11 September 2017

NSW Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts last week said that Sydney Olympic Park will continue to grow into a vibrant community following a recommendation...

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...

77 per cent of Australia's population growth over last decade occurred in capital cities: ABS data

77 per cent of Australia's population growth over last decade occurred in capital cities: ABS data

Australia

Monday, 31 July 2017

REGIONAL population data released last week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows that the number of people living in Australia's capital cities grew...

National Cities Performance Framework Interim Report released by Australian Government

National Cities Performance Framework Interim Report released by Australian Government

Australia

Monday, 24 July 2017

FEDERAL Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation Angus Taylor last week invited public comment on the Interim Report of the National Cities Performance Framework...

Dwelling approvals decrease by 5.6 per cent in May

Dwelling approvals decrease by 5.6 per cent in May

Australia

Monday, 10 July 2017

FOLLOWING an upwardly revised increase of 4.6 per cent in April, the total number of new dwellings approved in May decreased by 5.6 per cent...

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...

Mirvac's $292m residential development at Sydney Olympic Park recommended for approval

Mirvac's $292m residential development at Sydney Olympic Park recommended for approval

New South Wales

Monday, 11 September 2017

NSW Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts last week said that Sydney Olympic Park will continue to grow into a vibrant community following a recommendation...

NSW Government announces Social Impact Assessment Guideline for resource projects

NSW Government announces Social Impact Assessment Guideline for resource projects

New South Wales

Monday, 11 September 2017

MINING companies will have to engage with local residents and communities about the impacts resources projects will have on their lives under a new assessment...

NSW Government approves 250 MW Limondale Solar Farm near Balranald

NSW Government approves 250 MW Limondale Solar Farm near Balranald

New South Wales

Monday, 11 September 2017

NSW Minister for Planning and Housing, Anthony Roberts, last week announced approval of the 250-megawatt Limondale Solar Farm, which is located to the south of...

NorthConnex Urban Design and Landscape Plan Stage Two released for community feedback

NorthConnex Urban Design and Landscape Plan Stage Two released for community feedback

New South Wales

Monday, 4 September 2017

THE NSW community has been invited to provide feedback on Stage Two of the NorthConnex Urban Design and Landscape Plan (UDLP), which includes urban design...

Release of draft operator train timetable includes largest ever increase to train services in NSW

Release of draft operator train timetable includes largest ever increase to train services in NSW

New South Wales

Monday, 4 September 2017

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week released the draft operator train timetable for 2017, which he said includes more than 1,500 extra...

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...

Statement of Expectations released for Victorian Planning Authority

Statement of Expectations released for Victorian Planning Authority

Victoria

Monday, 4 September 2017

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne recently released the Victorian Planning Authority's 2017-18 Statement of Expectations, which outlines all planning projects that the Minister expects the...

'Effectively Planning for Population Growth' report released by Victorian Auditor-General

'Effectively Planning for Population Growth' report released by Victorian Auditor-General

Victoria

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

ALTHOUGH a key objective of Victoria's planning policy is the timely provision of services and infrastructure to communities through orderly development, the arrangements that support...

New rules to streamline planning approval for greyhound facilities in Victoria

New rules to streamline planning approval for greyhound facilities in Victoria

Victoria

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

THE Victorian Government has announced the introduction of new rules to streamline planning approval processes for new or expanding greyhound facilities.

Community Open Space Expert Panel releases recommendations for Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project

Community Open Space Expert Panel releases recommendations for Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project

Victoria

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

AN expert panel headed by Botanic Gardens chief Tim Entwisle has released proposals for the 22.5 hectares of open space that will be created by...

State Government introduces legislation for Victorian Renewable Energy Targets

State Government introduces legislation for Victorian Renewable Energy Targets

Victoria

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

THE Victorian Government last week announced the introduction of proposed legislation for Victorian Renewable Energy Targets (VRET), which includes new renewable energy targets for Victoria...

Proposed legislation to support long-term leases introduced to Victorian Parliament

Proposed legislation to support long-term leases introduced to Victorian Parliament

Victoria

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

THE Victorian Government last week announced the introduction of the Residential Tenancies Amendment (Long-Term Tenancy Agreements) Bill 2017 to State Parliament, which paves the way...

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...

SeaLink's proposed $56m ferry terminal redevelopment in Townsville moves ahead

SeaLink's proposed $56m ferry terminal redevelopment in Townsville moves ahead

Queensland

Monday, 21 August 2017

SEALINK'S $56 million Market-Led Proposal (MLP) for an integrated ferry and coach terminal in Townsville has been given Queensland Government approval to advance to Stage...

Construction starts on North Queensland Stadium in Townsville

Construction starts on North Queensland Stadium in Townsville

Queensland

Monday, 21 August 2017

CONSTRUCTION is now officially under way on the $250 million North Queensland Stadium in Townsville, with all three levels government on site last week to...

Final South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 released

Final South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 released

Queensland

Monday, 14 August 2017

THE Queensland Government last week announced the release of the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017, also known as ShapingSEQ, which replaces the South East...

Queensland Government rejects plans for integrated casino resort on Gold Coast Spit

Queensland Government rejects plans for integrated casino resort on Gold Coast Spit

Queensland

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

THE Queensland Government last week announced it has terminated the proposed ASF integrated resort development on the Gold Coast Spit and will move forward with...

Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 moves closer to completion

Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 moves closer to completion

Queensland

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

THE final piece of track has been connected on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 and the future of the G:Link has been cemented with...

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...

City of Perth adopts 2017-18 Annual Budget

City of Perth adopts 2017-18 Annual Budget

Western Australia

Monday, 3 July 2017

THE City of Perth has endorsed its 2017-18 Annual Budget, with Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi saying the City has overhauled its finances to reflect a...

METRONET team to design Belmont Station precinct in Perth

METRONET team to design Belmont Station precinct in Perth

Western Australia

Monday, 26 June 2017

BELMONT Station will form the heart of METRONET's first transport oriented development - a new high-density suburb with multi-storey apartments, businesses and vibrant community spaces...

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...

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...

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...

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