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WA Government approves Australia's first metropolitan waste-to-energy facility

WA Government approves Australia's first metropolitan waste-to-energy facility

Western Australia

Monday, 26 January 2015

EAST Rockingham could soon be home to Australia's first metropolitan waste-to-energy facility, after the proposed project for the industrial suburb in Perth's south received environmental...

ACT ministry reshuffle includes creation of new urban renewal portfolio

ACT ministry reshuffle includes creation of new urban renewal portfolio

ACT

Saturday, 24 January 2015

A NEW portfolio of Minister for Urban Renewal will bring together infrastructure renewal and the promotion of social and cultural activity at a suburban level...

PIA releases advocacy agenda for 2015 Queensland election

PIA releases advocacy agenda for 2015 Queensland election

Queensland

Saturday, 24 January 2015

THE incoming Queensland Government should commit to a number of key infrastructure projects, including the proposed Bus and Train tunnel in Brisbane and the extension...

Victorian Government announces $50m upgrade of Frankston Station precinct

Victorian Government announces $50m upgrade of Frankston Station precinct

Victoria

Saturday, 24 January 2015

A NEW taskforce has been established by the Victorian Government to commence work on a fast-tracked master plan for the Frankston Station precinct, including a...

Construction starts on first stage of $509 million Bringelly Road upgrade

Construction starts on first stage of $509 million Bringelly Road upgrade

New South Wales

Saturday, 24 January 2015

CONSTRUCTION is now under way on the first stage of the $509 million upgrade of Bringelly Road in Sydney's west, which is a key component...

Next round of consultation begins for Capital Metro light rail project

Next round of consultation begins for Capital Metro light rail project

ACT

Saturday, 24 January 2015

THE ACT Government this week launched the next round of consultation for the proposed Capital Metro light rail project in Canberra, with public input invited...

Draft Scarborough Master Plan released for public comment

Draft Scarborough Master Plan released for public comment

Western Australia

Saturday, 24 January 2015

PLANS to create one of Australia's best beachfront destinations have moved ahead after the release this week of the draft Scarborough Master Plan, which provides...

Victorian Government calls for EOIs to construct first stage of West Gate Distributor

Victorian Government calls for EOIs to construct first stage of West Gate Distributor

Victoria

Saturday, 24 January 2015

THE Victorian Government this week called for expressions of interest to build the first stage of the $500 million West Gate Distributor, which aims to...

Central Sydney Planning Committee approves record $2.8bn worth of development in 2014

Central Sydney Planning Committee approves record $2.8bn worth of development in 2014

New South Wales

Saturday, 24 January 2015

A RECORD $2.8 billion worth of residential, commercial and hotel development was approved by the Central Sydney Planning Committee in 2014, including the $660 million...

Dwelling approvals increase by 7.5 per cent in November 2014

Dwelling approvals increase by 7.5 per cent in November 2014

Australia

Friday, 9 January 2015

FOLLOWING an upwardly revised gain of 11.5 per cent in October, the number of new dwellings approved in November 2014 increased by 7.5 per cent...

New ABS data shows slowing migration for half the states and territories

New ABS data shows slowing migration for half the states and territories

Australia

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

POPULATION growth due to overseas migration has slowed in Queensland, Western Australia, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory in the year to June...

ABS releases new 'square kilometre population grid' data

ABS releases new 'square kilometre population grid' data

Australia

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

TWENTY-ONE square kilometres of Sydney has a population density greater than 8,000 people per square kilometre, according to the newly-released square kilometre population grid from...

Time to get serious about rising sea levels: PIA

Time to get serious about rising sea levels: PIA

Australia

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

THE Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) is calling for all spheres of government to show leadership when it comes to dealing with the impacts of...

More than 400 proposals received for first round of $1bn National Strong Regions Fund

More than 400 proposals received for first round of $1bn National Strong Regions Fund

Australia

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

AUSTRALIAN Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss has welcomed 405 proposals from not-for-profit entities and local governments under the...

Two more issues papers released to inform the White Paper on the Reform of the Federation

Two more issues papers released to inform the White Paper on the Reform of the Federation

Australia

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Tony Abbott last week announced that two more issues papers – on health and housing and homelessness – have been released to...

Dwelling approvals up 11.4 per cent in October

Dwelling approvals up 11.4 per cent in October

Australia

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

FOLLOWING a revised fall of 8.0 per cent in September, the number of new dwellings approved in October increased by 11.4 per cent, in seasonally...

New members appointed to Infrastructure Australia Board

New members appointed to Infrastructure Australia Board

Australia

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

AUSTRALIAN Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss last week announced the appointment of John Ellice-Flint and Gabrielle Trainor to...

Australian Government issues response to report into public infrastructure

Australian Government issues response to report into public infrastructure

Australia

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

THE Australian Government last week said it is delivering on its commitment to fix Australia's infrastructure system by announcing its response to the Productivity Commission's...

Construction starts on first stage of $509 million Bringelly Road upgrade

Construction starts on first stage of $509 million Bringelly Road upgrade

New South Wales

Saturday, 24 January 2015

CONSTRUCTION is now under way on the first stage of the $509 million upgrade of Bringelly Road in Sydney's west, which is a key component...

Central Sydney Planning Committee approves record $2.8bn worth of development in 2014

Central Sydney Planning Committee approves record $2.8bn worth of development in 2014

New South Wales

Saturday, 24 January 2015

A RECORD $2.8 billion worth of residential, commercial and hotel development was approved by the Central Sydney Planning Committee in 2014, including the $660 million...

Geotechnical analysis starts at Badgerys Creek airport site

Geotechnical analysis starts at Badgerys Creek airport site

New South Wales

Saturday, 24 January 2015

NINE months since the Australian Government confirmed that Badgerys Creek will be the location of Sydney's second airport, geotechnical investigations are now under way to...

City of Sydney outlines plans to encourage new hotel developments

City of Sydney outlines plans to encourage new hotel developments

New South Wales

Saturday, 24 January 2015

POSSIBLE changes to planning controls and reduced development costs are among the actions outlined in a draft City of Sydney plan that aims to encourage...

New planning rules proposed to allow more uses at Parklands of Sydney Olympic Park

New planning rules proposed to allow more uses at Parklands of Sydney Olympic Park

New South Wales

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment this week released proposed new planning rules for the Parklands of Sydney Olympic Park that would allow for...

Early works to start on Sydney's NorthConnex project next month

Early works to start on Sydney's NorthConnex project next month

New South Wales

Saturday, 17 January 2015

FEDERAL Assistant Infrastructure Minister Jamie Briggs and NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay this week announced that early work on the $3 billion NorthConnex project is...

NSW Government welcomes 'extraordinary progress' on new convention centre

NSW Government welcomes 'extraordinary progress' on new convention centre

New South Wales

Thursday, 15 January 2015

MORE than twelve months since work commenced, Sydney's new multi-billion dollar convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct at Darling Harbour is well on its way to...

Planning approval paves the way for work to start on WestConnex M4 Widening project

Planning approval paves the way for work to start on WestConnex M4 Widening project

New South Wales

Saturday, 10 January 2015

EARLY works will start in a fortnight on the $500 million WestConnex M4 Widening and construction is due to begin in February after the project...

Sydney's South West Rail Link to open next month

Sydney's South West Rail Link to open next month

New South Wales

Friday, 9 January 2015

AFTER more than three years of major construction and months of testing, the NSW Government has announced that Sydney's South West Rail Link will open...

Victorian Government announces $50m upgrade of Frankston Station precinct

Victorian Government announces $50m upgrade of Frankston Station precinct

Victoria

Saturday, 24 January 2015

A NEW taskforce has been established by the Victorian Government to commence work on a fast-tracked master plan for the Frankston Station precinct, including a...

Victorian Government calls for EOIs to construct first stage of West Gate Distributor

Victorian Government calls for EOIs to construct first stage of West Gate Distributor

Victoria

Saturday, 24 January 2015

THE Victorian Government this week called for expressions of interest to build the first stage of the $500 million West Gate Distributor, which aims to...

Construction to soon start on Stockland's $4.6bn Cloverton development in Melbourne's north

Construction to soon start on Stockland's $4.6bn Cloverton development in Melbourne's north

Victoria

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

STOCKLAND this week announced that construction will soon begin on the largest masterplanned residential community development it has ever undertaken in Victoria, creating around 11,000...

Victorian Government launches second stage of Melbourne Park redevelopment

Victorian Government launches second stage of Melbourne Park redevelopment

Victoria

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

THE Victorian Government this week launched the beginning of the $388 million second stage of the Melbourne Park redevelopment, which includes a new administration and...

Encouraging incidental physical exercise could save lives and more than $30m: study

Encouraging incidental physical exercise could save lives and more than $30m: study

Victoria

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

MAKING active transport an easy option would save millions of dollars and help to stem the rising levels of diabetes and other health issues such...

Ballarat Station Precinct redevelopment to commence 'as soon as possible'

Ballarat Station Precinct redevelopment to commence 'as soon as possible'

Victoria

Saturday, 10 January 2015

REGIONAL Development Victoria will immediately begin planning and governance arrangements to enable the redevelopment of the Ballarat Station precinct to commence 'as soon as possible...

Five-level apartment building approved for Frankston's city centre

Five-level apartment building approved for Frankston's city centre

Victoria

Friday, 9 January 2015

FRANKSTON City Council has approved plans for a five-level building with 60 apartments and commercial space on a 1,906-square-metre 'island site' in Frankston's city centre...

Linking Melbourne Authority comes to an end

Linking Melbourne Authority comes to an end

Victoria

Friday, 9 January 2015

THE Linking Melbourne Authority, which was responsible for managing major road projects including Peninsula Link, EastLink and the proposed East West Link, has been disbanded...

Plans for $70m redevelopment of Geelong's Simonds Stadium move ahead

Plans for $70m redevelopment of Geelong's Simonds Stadium move ahead

Victoria

Friday, 9 January 2015

THE Victorian Labor Government will fast-track the elevation of Simonds Stadium to trust status to enable the promised $70 million redevelopment of the ground to...

PIA releases advocacy agenda for 2015 Queensland election

PIA releases advocacy agenda for 2015 Queensland election

Queensland

Saturday, 24 January 2015

THE incoming Queensland Government should commit to a number of key infrastructure projects, including the proposed Bus and Train tunnel in Brisbane and the extension...

Property Council releases advocacy agenda for Queensland election

Property Council releases advocacy agenda for Queensland election

Queensland

Thursday, 15 January 2015

A NEW step in the planning scheme approval process that would require local governments to undertake an independent review of their planning schemes is one...

Brisbane City Council calls for EOIs to build new river infrastructure

Brisbane City Council calls for EOIs to build new river infrastructure

Queensland

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

BRISBANE City Council has called for Expressions of Interest from the private sector to design, construct and operate a new consolidated public marina and tourist...

Queensland election must focus on infrastructure investment solutions: IPA

Queensland election must focus on infrastructure investment solutions: IPA

Queensland

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

QUEENSLAND'S upcoming election must focus on solutions to invest in infrastructure, according to Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA), who described it as the key to safeguarding...

Infrastructure funding should be front and centre of election campaign: LGAQ

Infrastructure funding should be front and centre of election campaign: LGAQ

Queensland

Saturday, 10 January 2015

BETTER funding for local public infrastructure to improve transport links and provide greater protection from natural disasters should be a key election priority for all...

Design concepts released for Brisbane's Queen's Wharf precinct

Design concepts released for Brisbane's Queen's Wharf precinct

Queensland

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

QUEENSLAND Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney this week revealed the design concepts submitted by two groups competing for...

Queensland Coordinator-General approves EIS for $8.15bn Aquis Resort near Cairns

Queensland Coordinator-General approves EIS for $8.15bn Aquis Resort near Cairns

Queensland

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

THE Queensland Government last week said the proposed $8.15 billion Aquis Resort near Cairns has cleared another hurdle, after the state's independent Coordinator-General approved the...

Brisbane Parking Taskforce hands down final report

Brisbane Parking Taskforce hands down final report

Queensland

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

THE Brisbane Parking Taskforce, established by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk to conduct a comprehensive review of on-street parking, this month handed down its final report...

Taskforce to oversee the revitalisation of Caloundra's CBD

Taskforce to oversee the revitalisation of Caloundra's CBD

Queensland

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

SUNSHINE Coast Council, in conjunction with the Caloundra Chamber of Commerce, will establish a taskforce to begin the revitalisation process of Caloundra's Central Business District. In...

WA Government approves Australia's first metropolitan waste-to-energy facility

WA Government approves Australia's first metropolitan waste-to-energy facility

Western Australia

Monday, 26 January 2015

EAST Rockingham could soon be home to Australia's first metropolitan waste-to-energy facility, after the proposed project for the industrial suburb in Perth's south received environmental...

Draft Scarborough Master Plan released for public comment

Draft Scarborough Master Plan released for public comment

Western Australia

Saturday, 24 January 2015

PLANS to create one of Australia's best beachfront destinations have moved ahead after the release this week of the draft Scarborough Master Plan, which provides...

City of Perth outlines vision for one-in-100-year reform

City of Perth outlines vision for one-in-100-year reform

Western Australia

Saturday, 17 January 2015

PERTH Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi has urged the State Government to be bold in its proposed legislative changes to expand its boundaries, saying the reforms...

City of Perth Act to be drafted as part of metropolitan local government reform

City of Perth Act to be drafted as part of metropolitan local government reform

Western Australia

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

THE West Australian Government last week said it will draft a City of Perth Act to establish Perth as the city's pre-eminent council, with legislation...

WA Government announces bus priority lane for Mounts Bay Road

WA Government announces bus priority lane for Mounts Bay Road

Western Australia

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

THE next step towards future-proofing Perth's busiest bus route begins early next year with construction starting on a new bus priority lane on Mounts Bay...

Draft WA approval bilateral agreement released for public comment

Draft WA approval bilateral agreement released for public comment

Western Australia

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

THE Western Australian and Australian governments last week said they are one step closer to creating a one-stop shop for environmental assessments and approvals, following...

Cockburn Coast redevelopment one step closer

Cockburn Coast redevelopment one step closer

Western Australia

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

AN URBAN renewal project that aims to change the way West Australians live and work by the coast has moved one step closer with the...

Construction of $1.5bn Perth Freight Link to commence in 2016

Construction of $1.5bn Perth Freight Link to commence in 2016

Western Australia

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

THE Western Australian Government last week said it will deliver on its commitment to remove heavy trucks off Leach Highway with construction of the state's...

Construction commences on Perth Stadium

Construction commences on Perth Stadium

Western Australia

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

THE West Australian Government last week announced that the construction of the new Perth Stadium is now officially under way, with the first of more...

SA Coordinator General streamlines the assessment of 15 'On The Run' stores

SA Coordinator General streamlines the assessment of 15 'On The Run' stores

South Australia

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

SOUTH Australia's Coordinator-General has declared 15 of the Peregrine Group's 'On The Run' stores to be assessed by the Development Assessment Commission (DAC).

Draft SA approval bilateral agreement released for public comment

Draft SA approval bilateral agreement released for public comment

South Australia

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

THE Australian and South Australian governments this month released a draft bilateral agreement for approvals under national environment law for public comment. Federal Environment Minister Greg...

Final report of SA's Expert Panel calls for major overhaul of planning system

Final report of SA's Expert Panel calls for major overhaul of planning system

South Australia

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

THE South Australian Government last week welcomed the release of the final report from the Expert Panel on Planning Reform, which outlines 22 reforms that...

Second stage of Snowtown wind farm officially online

Second stage of Snowtown wind farm officially online

South Australia

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

SOUTH Australian Premier Jay Weatherill and Sustainability and Environment Minister Ian Hunter last week officially opened Stage 2 of the Snowtown Wind Farm, which has...

Two consortia shortlisted for Torrens Road to River Torrens project

Two consortia shortlisted for Torrens Road to River Torrens project

South Australia

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

THE Australian and South Australian Governments last week announced that two consortia have been shortlisted for the major works contract of the $896 million Torrens...

Next stage of Woodville West development now available

Next stage of Woodville West development now available

South Australia

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

THE South Australian Government last week announced that the second stage of the $130 million development, The Square at Woodville West, is being released to...

Cultural change needed to improve planning system in SA: UDIA

Cultural change needed to improve planning system in SA: UDIA

South Australia

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

PURSUING cultural change and improving efficiencies of South Australia's cumbersome planning system should be among the state's top priorities when it comes to planning reform...

BADGE Group selected to build ALDI's distribution centre in SA

BADGE Group selected to build ALDI's distribution centre in SA

South Australia

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

SOUTH Australian Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan last week welcomed supermarket chain ALDI's announcement that local building firm BADGE Group has been contracted to build the...

SA Government releases draft guidelines for assessment of unsolicited proposals

SA Government releases draft guidelines for assessment of unsolicited proposals

South Australia

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

THE South Australian Government last week released its draft Guidelines for the Assessment of Unsolicited Proposals, which aims to facilitate the unlocking of economic opportunities...

Tasmanian Government releases 'State of our Roads 2014' report

Tasmanian Government releases 'State of our Roads 2014' report

Tasmania

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

THE Tasmanian Government last week released a new report that provides the results of a comprehensive audit of the state's roads, including age and asset...

Tasmanian Government begins formal discussions with councils about voluntary amalgamations

Tasmanian Government begins formal discussions with councils about voluntary amalgamations

Tasmania

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week said the government has begun formal discussions with councils about voluntary amalgamations, with all 29...

Next stage of review of Tasmania's Building Regulatory Framework begins

Next stage of review of Tasmania's Building Regulatory Framework begins

Tasmania

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week said the State Government is delivering on its promise to cut red and green tape...

First phase of planning reforms passed by Tasmanian Parliament

First phase of planning reforms passed by Tasmanian Parliament

Tasmania

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

THE Tasmanian Government's first tranche of legislation that aims to make the state's planning system 'fairer, faster, cheaper and simpler' was last week passed by...

Tasmanian Government appoints Coordinator-General

Tasmanian Government appoints Coordinator-General

Tasmania

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

THE Tasmanian Government last week announced the appointment of the state's first-ever Coordinator General, who will help to streamline the business environment, promote competitiveness and...

New assessment bilateral agreement in place for Tasmania

New assessment bilateral agreement in place for Tasmania

Tasmania

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

THE Tasmanian and Federal governments have now created a 'one-stop shop' for environmental assessments in Tasmania, with Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Tasmanian Environment...

Tasmanian Planning Minister outlines next steps for planning system

Tasmanian Planning Minister outlines next steps for planning system

Tasmania

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

TASMANIAN Planning Minister Peter Gutwein last week outlined details of proposed changes to the state's planning system, saying that the government believes the proposed reforms...

Devonport City Council endorses $250m LIVING CITY master plan

Devonport City Council endorses $250m LIVING CITY master plan

Tasmania

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

DEVONPORT City Council last week unanimously endorsed the master plan for the $250 million LIVING CITY project, which aims to transform the city through the...

Minister reveals strong interest in plans to transform Tasmania into 'environmental tourism capital'

Minister reveals strong interest in plans to transform Tasmania into 'environmental tourism capital'

Tasmania

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

TASMANIA'S Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage, Matthew Groom, last week said there has been 'significant interest' from investors and tourism operators in an Expressions...

ACT ministry reshuffle includes creation of new urban renewal portfolio

ACT ministry reshuffle includes creation of new urban renewal portfolio

ACT

Saturday, 24 January 2015

A NEW portfolio of Minister for Urban Renewal will bring together infrastructure renewal and the promotion of social and cultural activity at a suburban level...

Next round of consultation begins for Capital Metro light rail project

Next round of consultation begins for Capital Metro light rail project

ACT

Saturday, 24 January 2015

THE ACT Government this week launched the next round of consultation for the proposed Capital Metro light rail project in Canberra, with public input invited...

Four consortia express interest in Canberra's Capital Metro light rail project

Four consortia express interest in Canberra's Capital Metro light rail project

ACT

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

THE ACT Government this week announced that four consortia have submitted expressions of interest to build the first stage of Canberra's proposed Capital Metro light...

ACT Government releases Capital Metro Early Design Consultation Report

ACT Government releases Capital Metro Early Design Consultation Report

ACT

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

THE ACT Government last week released the Capital Metro light rail consultation report, which Capital Metro Minister Simon Corbell said demonstrates the thoroughness and importance...

ACT Government launches consultation process for Belconnen master plan

ACT Government launches consultation process for Belconnen master plan

ACT

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

THE ACT Government has launched a consultation process to support the preparation of a new master plan for the Belconnen town centre, which will guide...

ACT Government proposes new guidelines to protect from odour and emissions

ACT Government proposes new guidelines to protect from odour and emissions

ACT

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

THE Environment Protection Authority is preparing new guidelines to help developers and planners prevent industrial air emissions from adversely affecting sensitive land uses such as...

EOIs called for Capital Metro light rail system

EOIs called for Capital Metro light rail system

ACT

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

PLANS for a light rail system between Gungahlin and Civic have moved a step closer after the ACT Government last week called for expressions of...

Improved transparency for development within the ACT: Planning Minister

Improved transparency for development within the ACT: Planning Minister

ACT

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

THE ACT Legislative Assembly last week passed the Planning, Building and Environment Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 (No 2), which aims to increase certainty around the...

Two consortia shortlisted for ACT Law Courts project

Two consortia shortlisted for ACT Law Courts project

ACT

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

AFTER receiving six expressions of interest, the ACT Government this week announced that two groups have reached the next stage of the Public Private Partnership...

NT Government shortlists three developers for Berrimah Farm development

NT Government shortlists three developers for Berrimah Farm development

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

AFTER receiving eight expressions of interest from local and international firms to develop approximately 168 hectares of the Berrimah Farm site in Darwin's east, the...

Australian and NT governments sign new bilateral agreement for environmental assessments

Australian and NT governments sign new bilateral agreement for environmental assessments

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

THE Australian and Northern Territory governments last week signed a new bilateral agreement for environmental assessments as part of the one-stop shop reforms that aim...

New ticketing system on buses starts this week in Darwin and Alice Springs

New ticketing system on buses starts this week in Darwin and Alice Springs

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

NEW flexible fares and reusable electronic Tap and Ride cards on the Darwin and Alice Springs bus network will deliver a better travel experience for...

New railway station, hotel envisioned for Alice Springs

New railway station, hotel envisioned for Alice Springs

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

THE Northern Territory Government will soon call for expressions of interest from the private sector for the development of a prime block of commercial land...

NT Chief Minister meets with new Construction and Development Advisory Council

NT Chief Minister meets with new Construction and Development Advisory Council

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

NORTHERN Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles last week met with the new Construction and Development Advisory Council, which was established by the government to consider...

Plans unveiled for 18-storey mixed-use development on Palmerston 'superblock' site

Plans unveiled for 18-storey mixed-use development on Palmerston 'superblock' site

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

THE Northern Territory Government this week announced plans for an 18-storey mixed-use development for the Palmerston 'superblock' site, following an expression of interest process that...

Darwin Regional Land Use Plan 2014 placed on public exhibition

Darwin Regional Land Use Plan 2014 placed on public exhibition

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

AFTER twelve months of consultation, stakeholder meetings and public feedback, the Darwin Regional Land Use Plan has been placed on its final public exhibition before...

NT Government outlines plans for new Territory Infrastructure Development Fund

NT Government outlines plans for new Territory Infrastructure Development Fund

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

THE Northern Territory Government last week released a discussion paper outlining plans for a new Territory Infrastructure Development Fund to ensure a proportion of revenue...

NT Government calls for EOIs for final stage of Zuccoli subdivision

NT Government calls for EOIs for final stage of Zuccoli subdivision

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

THE Northern Territory Government last week called for expressions of interest to develop the fifth and final stage of the Zuccoli subdivision in Darwin's south...

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WA Government approves Australia's first metropolitan waste-to-energy facility

WA Government approves Australia's first metropolitan waste-to-energy facility

Western Australia

Monday, 26 January 2015

EAST Rockingham could soon be home to Australia's first metropolitan waste-to-energy facility, after the proposed project for the industrial suburb in Perth's south received environmental...

ACT ministry reshuffle includes creation of new urban renewal portfolio

ACT ministry reshuffle includes creation of new urban renewal portfolio

ACT

Saturday, 24 January 2015

A NEW portfolio of Minister for Urban Renewal will bring together infrastructure renewal and the promotion of social and cultural activity at a suburban level...

PIA releases advocacy agenda for 2015 Queensland election

PIA releases advocacy agenda for 2015 Queensland election

Queensland

Saturday, 24 January 2015

THE incoming Queensland Government should commit to a number of key infrastructure projects, including the proposed Bus and Train tunnel in Brisbane and the extension...

Victorian Government announces $50m upgrade of Frankston Station precinct

Victorian Government announces $50m upgrade of Frankston Station precinct

Victoria

Saturday, 24 January 2015

A NEW taskforce has been established by the Victorian Government to commence work on a fast-tracked master plan for the Frankston Station precinct, including a...

Construction starts on first stage of $509 million Bringelly Road upgrade

Construction starts on first stage of $509 million Bringelly Road upgrade

New South Wales

Saturday, 24 January 2015

CONSTRUCTION is now under way on the first stage of the $509 million upgrade of Bringelly Road in Sydney's west, which is a key component...

Next round of consultation begins for Capital Metro light rail project

Next round of consultation begins for Capital Metro light rail project

ACT

Saturday, 24 January 2015

THE ACT Government this week launched the next round of consultation for the proposed Capital Metro light rail project in Canberra, with public input invited...

Draft Scarborough Master Plan released for public comment

Draft Scarborough Master Plan released for public comment

Western Australia

Saturday, 24 January 2015

PLANS to create one of Australia's best beachfront destinations have moved ahead after the release this week of the draft Scarborough Master Plan, which provides...

Victorian Government calls for EOIs to construct first stage of West Gate Distributor

Victorian Government calls for EOIs to construct first stage of West Gate Distributor

Victoria

Saturday, 24 January 2015

THE Victorian Government this week called for expressions of interest to build the first stage of the $500 million West Gate Distributor, which aims to...

Central Sydney Planning Committee approves record $2.8bn worth of development in 2014

Central Sydney Planning Committee approves record $2.8bn worth of development in 2014

New South Wales

Saturday, 24 January 2015

A RECORD $2.8 billion worth of residential, commercial and hotel development was approved by the Central Sydney Planning Committee in 2014, including the $660 million...

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