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Housing affordability much more than a 'supply issue': Planning Institute

Housing affordability much more than a 'supply issue': Planning Institute

Australia

Monday, 20 March 2017

WITH housing affordability at the top of the political agenda at both a state and national level, the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) has called...

NSW Government reveals preferred route for the Beaches Link and Western Harbour tunnels

NSW Government reveals preferred route for the Beaches Link and Western Harbour tunnels

New South Wales

Monday, 20 March 2017

THE NSW Government last week revealed a preferred route for the Beaches Link and Western Harbour tunnels, which have been identified in the 2012 Long...

Potential names unveiled for the 19 stops along Sydney's CBD and South East Light Rail

Potential names unveiled for the 19 stops along Sydney's CBD and South East Light Rail

New South Wales

Monday, 20 March 2017

TRANSPORT for NSW last week unveiled potential names for the 19 stops along the CBD and South East Light Rail route, with the list of...

Macquarie Group's proposed Sydney Metro Martin Place development progress to Stage 3 of unsolicited proposals process

Macquarie Group's proposed Sydney Metro Martin Place development progress to Stage 3 of unsolicited proposals process

New South Wales

Monday, 20 March 2017

MACQUARIE Group's proposal to design and deliver an integrated Sydney Metro Martin Place station development has progressed to Stage Three of the NSW Government's unsolicited...

Work starts on Hurstbridge Line upgrade in Melbourne's north

Work starts on Hurstbridge Line upgrade in Melbourne's north

Victoria

Monday, 20 March 2017

WORK has begun to remove the level crossings at Lower Plenty Road in Rosanna and Grange Road in Alphington, and duplicate a 1.2-kilometre section of...

Victorian Government releases 'refreshed' Plan Melbourne and unveils proposed changes to residential zones

Victorian Government releases 'refreshed' Plan Melbourne and unveils proposed changes to residential zones

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

THE Victorian Government last week released the 'refreshed' Plan Melbourne, which aims to guide the growth of Melbourne for the next 35 years and provide...

Major revitalisation of Carrum to include three level crossing removals, new station and new neighbourhood village

Major revitalisation of Carrum to include three level crossing removals, new station and new neighbourhood village

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

THE Victorian Government has unveiled plans to remove three level crossings and train stabling, and replace them with a new Carrum village built around a...

Lendlease's 'Collins Wharf' development at Docklands approved by Victorian Government

Lendlease's 'Collins Wharf' development at Docklands approved by Victorian Government

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week announced the approval of Lendlease's $1.2 billion 'Collins Wharf' development at Victoria Harbour in Melbourne's Docklands precinct, which...

Infrastructure Victoria releases discussion paper on second container port

Infrastructure Victoria releases discussion paper on second container port

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

INFRASTRUCTURE Victoria last week released a discussion paper and evidence it will consider in developing its future advice to the State Government on a second...

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Housing affordability much more than a 'supply issue': Planning Institute

Housing affordability much more than a 'supply issue': Planning Institute

Australia

Monday, 20 March 2017

WITH housing affordability at the top of the political agenda at both a state and national level, the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) has called...

NSW Government reveals preferred route for the Beaches Link and Western Harbour tunnels

NSW Government reveals preferred route for the Beaches Link and Western Harbour tunnels

New South Wales

Monday, 20 March 2017

THE NSW Government last week revealed a preferred route for the Beaches Link and Western Harbour tunnels, which have been identified in the 2012 Long...

Potential names unveiled for the 19 stops along Sydney's CBD and South East Light Rail

Potential names unveiled for the 19 stops along Sydney's CBD and South East Light Rail

New South Wales

Monday, 20 March 2017

TRANSPORT for NSW last week unveiled potential names for the 19 stops along the CBD and South East Light Rail route, with the list of...

Macquarie Group's proposed Sydney Metro Martin Place development progress to Stage 3 of unsolicited proposals process

Macquarie Group's proposed Sydney Metro Martin Place development progress to Stage 3 of unsolicited proposals process

New South Wales

Monday, 20 March 2017

MACQUARIE Group's proposal to design and deliver an integrated Sydney Metro Martin Place station development has progressed to Stage Three of the NSW Government's unsolicited...

Work starts on Hurstbridge Line upgrade in Melbourne's north

Work starts on Hurstbridge Line upgrade in Melbourne's north

Victoria

Monday, 20 March 2017

WORK has begun to remove the level crossings at Lower Plenty Road in Rosanna and Grange Road in Alphington, and duplicate a 1.2-kilometre section of...

Victorian Government releases 'refreshed' Plan Melbourne and unveils proposed changes to residential zones

Victorian Government releases 'refreshed' Plan Melbourne and unveils proposed changes to residential zones

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

THE Victorian Government last week released the 'refreshed' Plan Melbourne, which aims to guide the growth of Melbourne for the next 35 years and provide...

Major revitalisation of Carrum to include three level crossing removals, new station and new neighbourhood village

Major revitalisation of Carrum to include three level crossing removals, new station and new neighbourhood village

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

THE Victorian Government has unveiled plans to remove three level crossings and train stabling, and replace them with a new Carrum village built around a...

Lendlease's 'Collins Wharf' development at Docklands approved by Victorian Government

Lendlease's 'Collins Wharf' development at Docklands approved by Victorian Government

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week announced the approval of Lendlease's $1.2 billion 'Collins Wharf' development at Victoria Harbour in Melbourne's Docklands precinct, which...

Infrastructure Victoria releases discussion paper on second container port

Infrastructure Victoria releases discussion paper on second container port

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

INFRASTRUCTURE Victoria last week released a discussion paper and evidence it will consider in developing its future advice to the State Government on a second...

Housing affordability much more than a 'supply issue': Planning Institute

Housing affordability much more than a 'supply issue': Planning Institute

Australia

Monday, 20 March 2017

WITH housing affordability at the top of the political agenda at both a state and national level, the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) has called...

Dwelling approvals increase by 1.8 per cent in January

Dwelling approvals increase by 1.8 per cent in January

Australia

Monday, 6 March 2017

FOLLOWING a downwardly revised decrease of 2.5 per cent in December, the total number of new dwellings approved in January increased by 1.8 per cent...

Infrastructure Australia identifies 100 projects and initiatives in newly revised Infrastructure Priority List

Infrastructure Australia identifies 100 projects and initiatives in newly revised Infrastructure Priority List

Australia

Monday, 27 February 2017

INFRASTRUCTURE Australia has identified 100 projects and initiatives as national priorities in a newly revised Infrastructure Priority List, which is the authoritative list of nationally-significant...

Dwelling approvals decrease by 1.2 per cent in December

Dwelling approvals decrease by 1.2 per cent in December

Australia

Monday, 6 February 2017

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

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

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

Australia

Monday, 23 January 2017

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

Dwelling approvals increase by 7 per cent in November

Dwelling approvals increase by 7 per cent in November

Australia

Monday, 16 January 2017

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

Infrastructure Australia releases value capture advisory paper

Infrastructure Australia releases value capture advisory paper

Australia

Sunday, 18 December 2016

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

Dwelling approvals decrease by 12.6 per cent in October

Dwelling approvals decrease by 12.6 per cent in October

Australia

Sunday, 4 December 2016

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

Federal Government responds to Australian Infrastructure Plan

Federal Government responds to Australian Infrastructure Plan

Australia

Sunday, 27 November 2016

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

NSW Government reveals preferred route for the Beaches Link and Western Harbour tunnels

NSW Government reveals preferred route for the Beaches Link and Western Harbour tunnels

New South Wales

Monday, 20 March 2017

THE NSW Government last week revealed a preferred route for the Beaches Link and Western Harbour tunnels, which have been identified in the 2012 Long...

Potential names unveiled for the 19 stops along Sydney's CBD and South East Light Rail

Potential names unveiled for the 19 stops along Sydney's CBD and South East Light Rail

New South Wales

Monday, 20 March 2017

TRANSPORT for NSW last week unveiled potential names for the 19 stops along the CBD and South East Light Rail route, with the list of...

Macquarie Group's proposed Sydney Metro Martin Place development progress to Stage 3 of unsolicited proposals process

Macquarie Group's proposed Sydney Metro Martin Place development progress to Stage 3 of unsolicited proposals process

New South Wales

Monday, 20 March 2017

MACQUARIE Group's proposal to design and deliver an integrated Sydney Metro Martin Place station development has progressed to Stage Three of the NSW Government's unsolicited...

Major infrastructure spend required to accommodate Parramatta's future growth: report

Major infrastructure spend required to accommodate Parramatta's future growth: report

New South Wales

Monday, 13 March 2017

THE City of Parramatta has identified at least $1 billion worth of infrastructure that is required in the coming years if Parramatta is to keep...

SNC-Lavalin selected to delivery feasibility design and cost estimates for Western Sydney Airport rail

SNC-Lavalin selected to delivery feasibility design and cost estimates for Western Sydney Airport rail

New South Wales

Monday, 13 March 2017

A CONSORTIUM led by SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit has been selected to deliver part of the Australian Government's concept design for rail infrastructure on the...

Online lodgement of development applications to commence later this year: NSW Government

Online lodgement of development applications to commence later this year: NSW Government

New South Wales

Monday, 6 March 2017

THE time it takes homeowners and builders to prepare and submit a development application will go from up to 10 days to less than 30...

Contract awarded for final stage of Pimlico and Teven section of Pacific Highway upgrade

Contract awarded for final stage of Pimlico and Teven section of Pacific Highway upgrade

New South Wales

Monday, 6 March 2017

WORKS to complete the Pacific Highway upgrade between Pimlico and Teven are set to ramp up, with a contract to build the section awarded to...

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

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

New South Wales

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

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

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

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

New South Wales

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

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

Work starts on Hurstbridge Line upgrade in Melbourne's north

Work starts on Hurstbridge Line upgrade in Melbourne's north

Victoria

Monday, 20 March 2017

WORK has begun to remove the level crossings at Lower Plenty Road in Rosanna and Grange Road in Alphington, and duplicate a 1.2-kilometre section of...

Victorian Government releases 'refreshed' Plan Melbourne and unveils proposed changes to residential zones

Victorian Government releases 'refreshed' Plan Melbourne and unveils proposed changes to residential zones

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

THE Victorian Government last week released the 'refreshed' Plan Melbourne, which aims to guide the growth of Melbourne for the next 35 years and provide...

Major revitalisation of Carrum to include three level crossing removals, new station and new neighbourhood village

Major revitalisation of Carrum to include three level crossing removals, new station and new neighbourhood village

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

THE Victorian Government has unveiled plans to remove three level crossings and train stabling, and replace them with a new Carrum village built around a...

Lendlease's 'Collins Wharf' development at Docklands approved by Victorian Government

Lendlease's 'Collins Wharf' development at Docklands approved by Victorian Government

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week announced the approval of Lendlease's $1.2 billion 'Collins Wharf' development at Victoria Harbour in Melbourne's Docklands precinct, which...

Infrastructure Victoria releases discussion paper on second container port

Infrastructure Victoria releases discussion paper on second container port

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

INFRASTRUCTURE Victoria last week released a discussion paper and evidence it will consider in developing its future advice to the State Government on a second...

Plans unveiled for Munro development as part of Queen Victoria Market Precinct Renewal

Plans unveiled for Munro development as part of Queen Victoria Market Precinct Renewal

Victoria

Monday, 13 March 2017

THE City of Melbourne last week unveiled plans for what has been described as Australia's most sustainable mixed-use development on the Council-owned Munro site as...

Victorian Government unveils new initiatives for private renters, first home buyers and social housing organisations

Victorian Government unveils new initiatives for private renters, first home buyers and social housing organisations

Victoria

Monday, 6 March 2017

THE Victorian Government has unveiled its 'Homes for Victorians' package, which aims to provide a coordinated approach across government and across the state to support...

Details of level crossing removals at Bonbeach, Edithvale and Seaford released by Victorian Government

Details of level crossing removals at Bonbeach, Edithvale and Seaford released by Victorian Government

Victoria

Monday, 6 March 2017

THE Victorian Government has revealed how it will remove three more level crossings on the Frankston line, with the rail line to be lowered at...

100,000 lots across 17 new suburbs to be rezoned by Victorian Government within two years

100,000 lots across 17 new suburbs to be rezoned by Victorian Government within two years

Victoria

Monday, 6 March 2017

THE Victorian Government last week said it is taking action to boost land supply and cut delays in approvals to make housing more affordable for...

State Government releases action plan to reform Queensland Rail

State Government releases action plan to reform Queensland Rail

Queensland

Monday, 13 March 2017

The State Government last week released its action plan to fix the trains and reform Queensland Rail, with Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport Jackie...

Two groups shortlisted for Ipswich Motorway Upgrade from Rocklea to Darra Stage 1

Two groups shortlisted for Ipswich Motorway Upgrade from Rocklea to Darra Stage 1

Queensland

Monday, 6 March 2017

THE $400 million Ipswich Motorway Upgrade from Rocklea to Darra Stage 1 is on schedule with the tender for design and construction to be awarded...

Shortlisted operators announced for Townsville Port Berth 4

Shortlisted operators announced for Townsville Port Berth 4

Queensland

Monday, 27 February 2017

PORT of Townsville Limited (POTL) has announced three companies have been shortlisted and invited to submit proposals to operate the Berth 4 container and general...

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

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

Queensland

Sunday, 12 February 2017

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

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

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

Queensland

Sunday, 12 February 2017

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

Queensland Cabinet endorses all 36 recommendations of Queensland Rail inquiry

Queensland Cabinet endorses all 36 recommendations of Queensland Rail inquiry

Queensland

Sunday, 12 February 2017

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

Queensland Government welcomes release of second Building Queensland Pipeline Report

Queensland Government welcomes release of second Building Queensland Pipeline Report

Queensland

Monday, 23 January 2017

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

Queensland Government's Fairer Fares package launches ahead of schedule

Queensland Government's Fairer Fares package launches ahead of schedule

Queensland

Sunday, 18 December 2016

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

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

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

Queensland

Sunday, 18 December 2016

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

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

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

Western Australia

Monday, 6 February 2017

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

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

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

Western Australia

Sunday, 29 January 2017

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

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

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

Western Australia

Sunday, 29 January 2017

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

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

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

Western Australia

Monday, 23 January 2017

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

Forrestfield Station artist impressions released by WA Government

Forrestfield Station artist impressions released by WA Government

Western Australia

Monday, 16 January 2017

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

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

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

Western Australia

Monday, 16 January 2017

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

Georgiou Group awarded $51 million contract for Scarborough transformation

Georgiou Group awarded $51 million contract for Scarborough transformation

Western Australia

Monday, 16 January 2017

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

Changes to Development Assessment Panel gazetted by WA Government

Changes to Development Assessment Panel gazetted by WA Government

Western Australia

Sunday, 18 December 2016

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

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

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

Western Australia

Sunday, 27 November 2016

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

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

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

South Australia

Sunday, 11 December 2016

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

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

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

South Australia

Sunday, 13 November 2016

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

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

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

South Australia

Sunday, 6 November 2016

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

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

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

South Australia

Sunday, 16 October 2016

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

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

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

South Australia

Sunday, 2 October 2016

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

SA Government announces draft update to 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide

SA Government announces draft update to 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide

South Australia

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

SOUTH Australian Planning Minister John Rau last week published a draft update to the 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide, which he said builds on the...

Draft Council Boundary Bill released for public consultation by SA Government

Draft Council Boundary Bill released for public consultation by SA Government

South Australia

Saturday, 6 August 2016

THE South Australian Government has released a draft Bill for public consultation aimed at reforming the process for changing current local council boundaries in South...

SA Government and Adelaide City Council announce joint funding commitment to transform city cycling infrastructure

SA Government and Adelaide City Council announce joint funding commitment to transform city cycling infrastructure

South Australia

Monday, 1 August 2016

ADELAIDE City Council will partner with the State Government to deliver $12 million in funding to transform the city experience for bike riders with the...

Port Adelaide to be transformed with more than $280m of new private developments

Port Adelaide to be transformed with more than $280m of new private developments

South Australia

Sunday, 17 July 2016

THE transformation of the historic maritime precinct of Port Adelaide into a thriving residential, commercial and tourist destination is set to continue under the proposed...

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...

Tasmanian Government proposes amendments to the Aboriginal Relics Act

Tasmanian Government proposes amendments to the Aboriginal Relics Act

Tasmania

Monday, 13 June 2016

THE Tasmanian Government last week said it has decided to amend the Aboriginal Relics Act 1975, following consultation with the Aboriginal community as part of...

Tasmanian Government to preserve potential light rail corridor from Hobart to Granton

Tasmanian Government to preserve potential light rail corridor from Hobart to Granton

Tasmania

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

THE Tasmanian Government last week said it will preserve the rail corridor from Hobart to Granton so that its potential for light rail passenger transport...

ACT Government unveils new Ministerial team following election

ACT Government unveils new Ministerial team following election

ACT

Sunday, 6 November 2016

FOLLOWING the finalisation of a Parliamentary Agreement between ACT Labor and the ACT Greens, the ACT Government last week unveiled a 'refreshed' Ministerial team, with...

City to Woden announced as next stage of a city wide light rail network in Canberra

City to Woden announced as next stage of a city wide light rail network in Canberra

ACT

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

WODEN to the City via the Parliamentary Triangle has been selected as the preferred route for the next stage of a Canberra's city wide light...

Change to solar access requirements will improve housing outcomes: ACT Planning Minister

Change to solar access requirements will improve housing outcomes: ACT Planning Minister

ACT

Saturday, 6 August 2016

ACT Planning Minister Mick Gentleman has announced changes to the Territory Plan, which aim to simplify solar access rules, improve housing affordability and reduce delays...

Capital Property Group selected as preferred proponent for $300m office development in Civic

Capital Property Group selected as preferred proponent for $300m office development in Civic

ACT

Monday, 1 August 2016

THE ACT Government has announced that Capital Property Group (CPG) has been selected as the preferred proponent to deliver a $300 million office development at...

Green light for residential development in west Belconnen

Green light for residential development in west Belconnen

ACT

Monday, 25 July 2016

APPROXIMATELY 6,500 dwellings including retail and community infrastructure will be developed in west Belconnen with a 360-hectare nature reserve created along the Murrumbidgee River, Minister...

Planning for integrated public transport ticketing system under way in ACT

Planning for integrated public transport ticketing system under way in ACT

ACT

Sunday, 10 July 2016

WORK has started on a new integrated transport ticketing system for buses and light rail in the ACT, Minister for Transport and City Services Meegan...

Transport Canberra officially launched by ACT Government

Transport Canberra officially launched by ACT Government

ACT

Sunday, 10 July 2016

THE ACT Government last week officially launched the Territory's new public transport agency, Transport Canberra, which has a mandate to deliver a quality public transport...

Contracts signed for Canberra's first light rail project

Contracts signed for Canberra's first light rail project

ACT

Sunday, 22 May 2016

CONTRACTS were signed last week between the ACT Government and the successful light rail consortium, Canberra Metro, paving the way for the start of construction...

Australian Government approves amendment to National Capital Plan

Australian Government approves amendment to National Capital Plan

ACT

Monday, 9 May 2016

AUSTRALIAN Major Projects, Territories and Local Government Minister Paul Fletcher last week announced the approval of Amendment 86 to the National Capital Plan, which he...

NT Planning Minister announces dual occupancy review

NT Planning Minister announces dual occupancy review

Northern Territory

Monday, 10 October 2016

NT Planning Minister Nicole Manison last week announced a review of planning policy surrounding dual occupancy which currently automatically allows for two homes to be...

NT Government amends Planning Act to strengthen strategic planning

NT Government amends Planning Act to strengthen strategic planning

Northern Territory

Sunday, 3 July 2016

THE Northern Territory Government has amended the Planning Act to strengthen strategic planning in the Territory and limit the opportunities for spot rezoning.

NT Government releases 'HousingActionNT' housing blueprint

NT Government releases 'HousingActionNT' housing blueprint

Northern Territory

Sunday, 5 June 2016

THE Northern Territory Government last week released its blueprint for delivering hundreds of new homes and thousands of housing upgrades in remote, urban and regional...

Darwin Mid Suburbs Draft Area Plan released for comment

Darwin Mid Suburbs Draft Area Plan released for comment

Northern Territory

Monday, 29 February 2016

THE Northern Territory Planning Commission last week announced the public exhibition of the Darwin Mid Suburbs Draft Area Plan, which provides a framework to guide...

NT Planning Commission releases draft Litchfield Sub Regional Land Use Plan

NT Planning Commission releases draft Litchfield Sub Regional Land Use Plan

Northern Territory

Monday, 22 February 2016

THE Northern Territory Planning Commission last week released the draft Litchfield Sub Regional Land Use Plan, which aims to manage growth in Litchfield through a...

NT Planning Commission recommends Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Plan to Minister

NT Planning Commission recommends Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Plan to Minister

Northern Territory

Monday, 8 February 2016

FOLLOWING months of community, government and industry consultation, the Northern Territory Planning Commission has recommended the Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Plan to the Minister for...

Draft Alice Springs Regional Land Use Plan released for public consultation

Draft Alice Springs Regional Land Use Plan released for public consultation

Northern Territory

Monday, 23 November 2015

THE Northern Territory Planning Commission last week released the draft Alice Springs Regional Land Use Plan, which aims to establish a long term vision and...

NT Planning Commission launches Stage Two of the Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Planning project

NT Planning Commission launches Stage Two of the Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Planning project

Northern Territory

Monday, 16 November 2015

THE Northern Territory Planning Commission last week announced the launch of Stage Two of the Inner Suburbs Area Planning project, describing it as the culmination...

NT Infrastructure Fund to support the development of infrastructure

NT Infrastructure Fund to support the development of infrastructure

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

THE creation of an NT Infrastructure Development Fund could be the catalyst for major economic investment in the Territory and the creation of thousands of...

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Speaking with: Crystal Legacy on the politics of transport infrastructure

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

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

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

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