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Expressions of Interest called for Melbourne's 'next generation' trains

Expressions of Interest called for Melbourne's 'next generation' trains

Victoria

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE Victorian Government last week called for expressions of interest for the design, construction and maintenance of a next generation, high-capacity train for Melbourne, which...

Victorian Government launches its $50 million 2015-16 Interface Growth Fund

Victorian Government launches its $50 million 2015-16 Interface Growth Fund

Victoria

Sunday, 5 July 2015

VICTORIAN Local Government Minister Natalie Hutchins last week launched the $50 million 2015-16 Interface Growth Fund, which aims to support Victoria's 10 Interface Councils in...

City of Melbourne endorses its 10 Year Financial Plan and Asset Management Strategy

City of Melbourne endorses its 10 Year Financial Plan and Asset Management Strategy

Victoria

Sunday, 5 July 2015

MELBOURNE City Council last week unanimously endorsed its 10 Year Financial Plan and accompanying draft Asset Management Strategy, which Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said would...

Australia's first guide for urban forestry launched

Australia's first guide for urban forestry launched

Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

AUSTRALIA'S first comprehensive guide to growing and maintaining tree populations in urban areas was last week launched by the City of Melbourne, the Victorian Government...

Request for Proposals issued to three consortia for Perth's $2bn Forrestfield-Airport Link

Request for Proposals issued to three consortia for Perth's $2bn Forrestfield-Airport Link

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE West Australian Government last week said its plan to construct the $2 billion Forrestfield-Airport passenger train line has reached another milestone after three consortia...

WA Government releases Goldfields-Esperance Regional Planning and Infrastructure Framework

WA Government releases Goldfields-Esperance Regional Planning and Infrastructure Framework

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

WEST Australian Planning Minister John Day last week released the Goldfields-Esperance Regional Planning and Infrastructure Framework, which aims to guide future development in the region.

First look inside Perth's Stadium Station

First look inside Perth's Stadium Station

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

TRAIN passengers who will be attending events at the new Perth Stadium in Burswood have been given a first look at what the future Stadium...

Georgiou wins contract for $29.5m car park project at Edgewater Station in Perth's north

Georgiou wins contract for $29.5m car park project at Edgewater Station in Perth's north

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE West Australian Government last week announced that construction company Georgiou has been awarded a contract to build a $29.5 million new car park at...

Government concludes consultation process with Sydney Airport on proposed second airport

Government concludes consultation process with Sydney Airport on proposed second airport

New South Wales

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE Australian Government last week said its plan for a Western Sydney airport has reached a significant milestone, with the conclusion of a nine-month consultation...

Australia's first guide for urban forestry launched

Australia's first guide for urban forestry launched

Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

AUSTRALIA'S first comprehensive guide to growing and maintaining tree populations in urban areas was last week launched by the City of Melbourne, the Victorian Government...

Dwelling approvals up by 2.4 per cent in May

Dwelling approvals up by 2.4 per cent in May

Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 5.2 per cent in April, the number of new dwellings approved in May increased by 2.4 per cent, in seasonally...

Local roads to receive $1bn-plus over two years following fuel excise changes

Local roads to receive $1bn-plus over two years following fuel excise changes

Australia

Monday, 29 June 2015

COUNCILS across Australia will receive an extra $1.105 billion over the next two years from the Australian Government for local road and street works following...

Victoria experiences record net interstate migration: ABS

Victoria experiences record net interstate migration: ABS

Australia

Monday, 29 June 2015

VICTORIA has recorded its highest net interstate migration in over forty years, according to figures released last week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

ALGA report calls for new investment in regions to address rising income inequality across Australia

ALGA report calls for new investment in regions to address rising income inequality across Australia

Australia

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

REDUCING the inequality of income distribution within and between Australian regions through new investment will be pivotal to strengthening Australia's economy and bridging the employment...

Australian Government releases its White Paper on Developing Northern Australia

Australian Government releases its White Paper on Developing Northern Australia

Australia

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

THE Australian Government last week released its White Paper on Developing Northern Australia, 'Our North, Our Future', which outlines a number of actions and initiatives...

Housing affordability remains a major issue for Australian households: UDIA

Housing affordability remains a major issue for Australian households: UDIA

Australia

Monday, 15 June 2015

THE current public discussion taking place around housing affordability highlights a huge and growing problem for thousands of Australian households, according to the Urban Development...

Australian Government responds to FIFO report

Australian Government responds to FIFO report

Australia

Monday, 8 June 2015

THE Australian Government last week released its response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Australia report 'Cancer of the bush or salvation...

Dwelling approvals fall 4.4 per cent in April

Dwelling approvals fall 4.4 per cent in April

Australia

Monday, 8 June 2015

AFTER recording an upwardly revised increase of 2.9 per cent in March, the number of new dwellings approved in April decreased by 4.4 per cent...

Government concludes consultation process with Sydney Airport on proposed second airport

Government concludes consultation process with Sydney Airport on proposed second airport

New South Wales

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE Australian Government last week said its plan for a Western Sydney airport has reached a significant milestone, with the conclusion of a nine-month consultation...

NSW councils must reform to manage growth better: Urban Taskforce

NSW councils must reform to manage growth better: Urban Taskforce

New South Wales

Sunday, 5 July 2015

VERY few councils in New South Wales seem to have agreed that big is better as they submit their Fit for the Future proposals to...

New underground railway station at Barangaroo as part of Sydney Metro

New underground railway station at Barangaroo as part of Sydney Metro

New South Wales

Monday, 29 June 2015

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance have announced a new underground railway station at Barangaroo will be part of...

More than $16 billion for transport upgrades in NSW 2015-16 Budget

More than $16 billion for transport upgrades in NSW 2015-16 Budget

New South Wales

Monday, 29 June 2015

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance and Roads, Maritime and Freight Minister Duncan Gay last week said a massive $16.5 billion would be invested...

NSW Budget provides $1bn for 'simpler planning and better infrastructure'

NSW Budget provides $1bn for 'simpler planning and better infrastructure'

New South Wales

Monday, 29 June 2015

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes last week said the 2015-16 State Budget will invest $1 billion over four years in planning for the homes, jobs...

Western Sydney airport moves another step closer after Parliament passes the Airports Amendment Bill 2015

Western Sydney airport moves another step closer after Parliament passes the Airports Amendment Bill 2015

New South Wales

Monday, 29 June 2015

THE Australian Government last week said the passage of the Airports Amendment Bill 2015 through Parliament brings an airport for Western Sydney another step closer.

New apartment design guidelines released in NSW

New apartment design guidelines released in NSW

New South Wales

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes last week released new guidelines for apartments which aim to help ensure good design for communities across NSW.

Contract officially awarded to consortium for $4.3bn Pacific Highway upgrade project

Contract officially awarded to consortium for $4.3bn Pacific Highway upgrade project

New South Wales

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

THE Australian and NSW governments last week announced that the Pacific Complete consortium has been officially awarded the contract for the delivery partner role to...

Tenders open for second stage of the $114m Narellan Road upgrade

Tenders open for second stage of the $114m Narellan Road upgrade

New South Wales

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

THE Australian and NSW governments last week announced that tenders are now open for the second stage of the $114 million upgrade of Narellan Road...

Expressions of Interest called for Melbourne's 'next generation' trains

Expressions of Interest called for Melbourne's 'next generation' trains

Victoria

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE Victorian Government last week called for expressions of interest for the design, construction and maintenance of a next generation, high-capacity train for Melbourne, which...

Victorian Government launches its $50 million 2015-16 Interface Growth Fund

Victorian Government launches its $50 million 2015-16 Interface Growth Fund

Victoria

Sunday, 5 July 2015

VICTORIAN Local Government Minister Natalie Hutchins last week launched the $50 million 2015-16 Interface Growth Fund, which aims to support Victoria's 10 Interface Councils in...

City of Melbourne endorses its 10 Year Financial Plan and Asset Management Strategy

City of Melbourne endorses its 10 Year Financial Plan and Asset Management Strategy

Victoria

Sunday, 5 July 2015

MELBOURNE City Council last week unanimously endorsed its 10 Year Financial Plan and accompanying draft Asset Management Strategy, which Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said would...

Legislation to establish Infrastructure Victoria introduced into Parliament

Legislation to establish Infrastructure Victoria introduced into Parliament

Victoria

Monday, 29 June 2015

THE Victorian Government last week introduced legislation into the Parliament to create Infrastructure Victoria, delivering on a key election commitment that aims to provide certainty...

Preferred contractor selected for level crossing removals in Blackburn, Mitcham and St Albans

Preferred contractor selected for level crossing removals in Blackburn, Mitcham and St Albans

Victoria

Monday, 29 June 2015

THE Victorian Government last week announced the selection of a preferred contractor for the removal of level crossings at Blackburn Road in Blackburn, Heatherdale Road...

Melbourne's E-Class trams spread to Route 11; technology upgrades announced for B-Class

Melbourne's E-Class trams spread to Route 11; technology upgrades announced for B-Class

Victoria

Monday, 29 June 2015

MELBOURNE'S newest series of trams, the E-Class, have begun operating on the busy Route 11 line between West Preston to Docklands, the first time the...

Victorian Government launches review of Heritage Act 1995

Victorian Government launches review of Heritage Act 1995

Victoria

Monday, 29 June 2015

THE Victorian Government last week launched a state-wide review into the Heritage Act 1995, which aims to better protect Victoria's state-significant buildings and objects.

Consultation process begins for review of Victoria's Residential Tenancies Act 1997

Consultation process begins for review of Victoria's Residential Tenancies Act 1997

Victoria

Monday, 29 June 2015

THE Victorian Government last week said it is moving to better protect renters and landlords by reviewing the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, with the public...

Victorian Government rezones 153ha of land for residential development in Bacchus Marsh

Victorian Government rezones 153ha of land for residential development in Bacchus Marsh

Victoria

Monday, 29 June 2015

THE Victorian Government last week said it is supporting housing and urban development in the state's regional areas, following the rezoning of 153 hectares of...

Preferred tenderer announced for $1.6bn Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

Preferred tenderer announced for $1.6bn Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

Queensland

Sunday, 5 July 2015

AN important milestone has been reached on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project after Nexus was last week announced as the preferred tenderer to deliver...

BMD Constructions wins contract for early works on Cooroy to Curra Section C

BMD Constructions wins contract for early works on Cooroy to Curra Section C

Queensland

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE Australian and Queensland governments last week announced that the early works contract for the Bruce Highway Cooroy to Curra Section C project has been...

Brisbane's new Legacy Way tunnel opens to traffic

Brisbane's new Legacy Way tunnel opens to traffic

Queensland

Monday, 29 June 2015

BRISBANE'S landmark $1.5 billion Legacy Way tunnel opened to traffic last Thursday morning, providing motorists with a with a four minute journey between the Western...

Moreton Bay's proposed new planning scheme approved for public consultation

Moreton Bay's proposed new planning scheme approved for public consultation

Queensland

Monday, 29 June 2015

QUEENSLAND Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, Jackie Trad, last week announced that Moreton Bay's proposed new planning scheme has received...

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Village to be built to gold level accessibility standards

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Village to be built to gold level accessibility standards

Queensland

Monday, 29 June 2015

THE Queensland Government last week announced that all 1,170 apartments in the Parklands redevelopment will be built to Livable Housing Design Gold Level status.

Design and construction contract awarded for Gateway Upgrade North project in Brisbane

Design and construction contract awarded for Gateway Upgrade North project in Brisbane

Queensland

Monday, 29 June 2015

THE $1.162 billion Gateway Upgrade North project has reached a significant milestone after the Australian and Queensland government last week announced the successful tenderer for...

Queensland Government announces $160m package for Gold Coast roads

Queensland Government announces $160m package for Gold Coast roads

Queensland

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

The Queensland Government last week announced a $160 million package for major road upgrades on the Gold Coast in the lead-up to the 2018 Commonwealth...

Plan to revitalise Toondah Harbour given the green light by the Queensland Government

Plan to revitalise Toondah Harbour given the green light by the Queensland Government

Queensland

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

THE proposal to revitalise Toondah Harbour has been formally endorsed by the Queensland Government, with the $1.3 billion project set to generate more than 1,000...

Queensland Government introduces Sustainable Ports Development Bill to Parliament

Queensland Government introduces Sustainable Ports Development Bill to Parliament

Queensland

Monday, 8 June 2015

QUEENSLAND State Development Minister Anthony Lynham last week announced the introduction of the Sustainable Ports Development Bill 2015 to Parliament, which aims to boost economic...

Request for Proposals issued to three consortia for Perth's $2bn Forrestfield-Airport Link

Request for Proposals issued to three consortia for Perth's $2bn Forrestfield-Airport Link

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE West Australian Government last week said its plan to construct the $2 billion Forrestfield-Airport passenger train line has reached another milestone after three consortia...

WA Government releases Goldfields-Esperance Regional Planning and Infrastructure Framework

WA Government releases Goldfields-Esperance Regional Planning and Infrastructure Framework

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

WEST Australian Planning Minister John Day last week released the Goldfields-Esperance Regional Planning and Infrastructure Framework, which aims to guide future development in the region.

First look inside Perth's Stadium Station

First look inside Perth's Stadium Station

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

TRAIN passengers who will be attending events at the new Perth Stadium in Burswood have been given a first look at what the future Stadium...

Georgiou wins contract for $29.5m car park project at Edgewater Station in Perth's north

Georgiou wins contract for $29.5m car park project at Edgewater Station in Perth's north

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE West Australian Government last week announced that construction company Georgiou has been awarded a contract to build a $29.5 million new car park at...

WA Government's land sales program moving ahead

WA Government's land sales program moving ahead

Western Australia

Monday, 29 June 2015

THE Western Australian Government last week said it will bring additional government-owned properties to the market as part of a coordinated sales program designed to...

City of Perth endorses its 2015-16 Budget

City of Perth endorses its 2015-16 Budget

Western Australia

Monday, 15 June 2015

THE City of Perth has announced that pedestrians, cyclists, concert goers, and people attending public events in the city will be the biggest beneficiaries of...

Four companies shortlisted for NorthLink WA contract

Four companies shortlisted for NorthLink WA contract

Western Australia

Monday, 8 June 2015

THE Australian and Western Australian governments last week announced that four companies have been shortlisted to prepare detailed proposals for the Tonkin Highway upgrade as...

WA Government unveils design of pedestrian footbridge to Perth Stadium

WA Government unveils design of pedestrian footbridge to Perth Stadium

Western Australia

Monday, 8 June 2015

THE West Australian Government last week unveiled the winning design for the new pedestrian bridge that will provide sports fans with a chance to walk...

City of Perth says three proposed developments will add 'glitz and glamour' to city

City of Perth says three proposed developments will add 'glitz and glamour' to city

Western Australia

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

THE City of Perth Council last week provided its support to the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority for three proposed developments that it said will bring next...

$80 million Brickworks Marketplace development in Torrensville officially opens

$80 million Brickworks Marketplace development in Torrensville officially opens

South Australia

Monday, 29 June 2015

SOUTH Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis last week officially opened the new $80 million Brickworks Marketplace development in Torrensville after more than three years of planning...

Adelaide City Council launches new strategy to boost the city's retail sector

Adelaide City Council launches new strategy to boost the city's retail sector

South Australia

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

A BLUEPRINT to help Adelaide's retail sector reach its full potential was last week officially launched by Adelaide City Council, with plans to attract new...

SA Government releases updated O-Bahn tunnel plan

SA Government releases updated O-Bahn tunnel plan

South Australia

Monday, 15 June 2015

THE South Australian Government last week released its revised plans for the O-Bahn City Access Project, which it said takes into account the extensive consultation...

SA Government releases 10-year strategy to develop the state's North-South Corridor

SA Government releases 10-year strategy to develop the state's North-South Corridor

South Australia

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

THE South Australian Government has called for Federal Government funding following the release of a 10-year strategy to develop the state's North-South corridor, which stretches...

Adelaide City Council releases draft 2015-16 Integrated Business Plan for consultation

Adelaide City Council releases draft 2015-16 Integrated Business Plan for consultation

South Australia

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

ADELAIDE City Council last week invited the community to have a say on its draft 2015-16 Integrated Business Plan, which details how the council plans...

SA Government begins consultation on second stage of Inner Metro Growth Project

SA Government begins consultation on second stage of Inner Metro Growth Project

South Australia

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

THE South Australian Government last week announced the start of consultation on the second stage of the Inner Metro Growth Project, which aims to promote...

Preferred consortium chosen to deliver Adelaide's Torrens to Torrens project

Preferred consortium chosen to deliver Adelaide's Torrens to Torrens project

South Australia

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

AN alliance involving Leighton Contractors, Aurecon Australia and York Civil has been selected by the South Australian and Australian governments as the preferred consortium to...

Construction of Adelaide's new Sofitel hotel to begin in 2017

Construction of Adelaide's new Sofitel hotel to begin in 2017

South Australia

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

CONSTRUCTION of the first internationally branded five-star hotel to be built in Adelaide for nearly 30 years will begin in 2017, after the international hotel...

SA Government releases response to final report of Expert Panel on Planning Reform

SA Government releases response to final report of Expert Panel on Planning Reform

South Australia

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

THE South Australia Government last week released its response to the final report of the Expert Panel on Planning Reform, 'The Planning System We Want...

Consultation starts on single statewide planning scheme for Tasmania

Consultation starts on single statewide planning scheme for Tasmania

Tasmania

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE Tasmanian Government last week said it is making the state's planning system faster, fairer, simpler and cheaper through a single statewide planning scheme that...

Macquarie Point Masterplan officially launched by Tasmanian Government

Macquarie Point Masterplan officially launched by Tasmanian Government

Tasmania

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

THE Tasmanian Government last week said its plan to drive economic growth and create jobs has taken another step forward, following the official launch of...

Local government reform moves ahead in Tasmania

Local government reform moves ahead in Tasmania

Tasmania

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week reaffirmed the State Government's commitment to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of local government to...

Consultation begins for Hobart International Airport redevelopment

Consultation begins for Hobart International Airport redevelopment

Tasmania

Monday, 15 June 2015

CONSULTATION has started on a $100 million investment in the redevelopment of the Hobart International Airport, which involves upgrades to the airport terminal and an...

$500m Midland Highway 10 Year Action Plan unveiled

$500m Midland Highway 10 Year Action Plan unveiled

Tasmania

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

THE Australian and Tasmanian governments last week said they are delivering a safer and more efficient north-south passenger and freight corridor for Tasmania following the...

Australian Government approves Launceston Airport Master Plan

Australian Government approves Launceston Airport Master Plan

Tasmania

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

LAUNCESTON Airport's strategic direction for the next 20 years has been mapped out, following approval of the airport's 2015 Master Plan by the Australian Government.

Interim planning scheme for Hobart declared

Interim planning scheme for Hobart declared

Tasmania

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week declared the new Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015, which comes into effect on 20 May...

Tasmanian Government announces $60m Northern Cities Major Development Initiative

Tasmanian Government announces $60m Northern Cities Major Development Initiative

Tasmania

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

TASMANIAN Premier Will Hodgman last week announced the $60 million Northern Cities Major Development Initiative, which aims to turbocharge Northern Tasmania's economy.

Tasmanian Government releases Population Discussion Paper

Tasmanian Government releases Population Discussion Paper

Tasmania

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

TASMANIAN State Growth Minister Matthew Groom last week said the State Government is committed to increasing the state's population to 650,000 people by 2050 to...

Report shows light rail successful in low-density cities: ACT Government

Report shows light rail successful in low-density cities: ACT Government

ACT

Sunday, 5 July 2015

LIGHT rail increases public transport patronage, delivers benefits to landowners and creates flow-on effects in diversifying the economy, improving liveability and increasing sustainability in cities...

ACT Government calls for feedback on environmental impact statement for Capital Metro light rail project

ACT Government calls for feedback on environmental impact statement for Capital Metro light rail project

ACT

Monday, 29 June 2015

CANBERRANS are invited to have their say on the draft environmental impact statement for light rail, ACT Capital Metro Minister Simon Corbell announced last week.

Request for Proposal opens for Canberra's smart parking trial

Request for Proposal opens for Canberra's smart parking trial

ACT

Monday, 8 June 2015

THE ACT Government last week released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to industry for the smart parking trial, which will commence early 2016 and aims...

Exposure Draft of revised National Capital Plan released for community consultation

Exposure Draft of revised National Capital Plan released for community consultation

ACT

Monday, 8 June 2015

The Australian Government last week released the Exposure Draft of the revised National Capital Plan for community consultation, which aims to reduce duplication in detailed...

2015-16 Budget to help deliver a 'first-class public transport system': ACT Government

2015-16 Budget to help deliver a 'first-class public transport system': ACT Government

ACT

Monday, 1 June 2015

THE ACT Government last week said it has set out its commitment to investment, jobs, bolstering the ACT economy and providing a modern, first-class public...

Infrastructure audit confirms need for light rail: ACT Government

Infrastructure audit confirms need for light rail: ACT Government

ACT

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

A REPORT into traffic congestion in Canberra has confirmed the need for light rail between City and Gungahlin, according to ACT Capital Metro Minister Simon...

Canberra's Majura Parkway opens northbound from Fairbairn Avenue

Canberra's Majura Parkway opens northbound from Fairbairn Avenue

ACT

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

ACT Roads and Parking Minister Mick Gentleman and Senator for the Australian Capital Territory Zed Seselja last week officially opened the northbound section of Majura...

ACT Government begins EOI process for next generation solar infrastructure

ACT Government begins EOI process for next generation solar infrastructure

ACT

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

AN expression of interest process for up to 50-megawatt (MW) capacity of next generation solar infrastructure was launched last week by Minister for the Environment...

Canberra's ACTION buses to introduce a cashless route during morning peak

Canberra's ACTION buses to introduce a cashless route during morning peak

ACT

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

ACT Territory and Municipal Services Minister Shane Rattenbury last week announced that ACTION's Route 202 that runs express from the Gungahlin town centre to the...

NT Government to review its housing supply and assistance programs

NT Government to review its housing supply and assistance programs

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

WITH rental prices coming down and house prices stabilising, the Northern Territory Government last week said it will review its suite of housing supply and...

Darwin Airport's $75m expansion project officially opened

Darwin Airport's $75m expansion project officially opened

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Tony Abbott and NT Chief Minister Adam Giles last week officially opened Darwin International Airport's $75 million expansion project, which includes an...

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...

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Expressions of Interest called for Melbourne's 'next generation' trains

Expressions of Interest called for Melbourne's 'next generation' trains

Victoria

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE Victorian Government last week called for expressions of interest for the design, construction and maintenance of a next generation, high-capacity train for Melbourne, which...

Victorian Government launches its $50 million 2015-16 Interface Growth Fund

Victorian Government launches its $50 million 2015-16 Interface Growth Fund

Victoria

Sunday, 5 July 2015

VICTORIAN Local Government Minister Natalie Hutchins last week launched the $50 million 2015-16 Interface Growth Fund, which aims to support Victoria's 10 Interface Councils in...

City of Melbourne endorses its 10 Year Financial Plan and Asset Management Strategy

City of Melbourne endorses its 10 Year Financial Plan and Asset Management Strategy

Victoria

Sunday, 5 July 2015

MELBOURNE City Council last week unanimously endorsed its 10 Year Financial Plan and accompanying draft Asset Management Strategy, which Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said would...

Australia's first guide for urban forestry launched

Australia's first guide for urban forestry launched

Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

AUSTRALIA'S first comprehensive guide to growing and maintaining tree populations in urban areas was last week launched by the City of Melbourne, the Victorian Government...

Request for Proposals issued to three consortia for Perth's $2bn Forrestfield-Airport Link

Request for Proposals issued to three consortia for Perth's $2bn Forrestfield-Airport Link

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE West Australian Government last week said its plan to construct the $2 billion Forrestfield-Airport passenger train line has reached another milestone after three consortia...

WA Government releases Goldfields-Esperance Regional Planning and Infrastructure Framework

WA Government releases Goldfields-Esperance Regional Planning and Infrastructure Framework

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

WEST Australian Planning Minister John Day last week released the Goldfields-Esperance Regional Planning and Infrastructure Framework, which aims to guide future development in the region.

First look inside Perth's Stadium Station

First look inside Perth's Stadium Station

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

TRAIN passengers who will be attending events at the new Perth Stadium in Burswood have been given a first look at what the future Stadium...

Georgiou wins contract for $29.5m car park project at Edgewater Station in Perth's north

Georgiou wins contract for $29.5m car park project at Edgewater Station in Perth's north

Western Australia

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE West Australian Government last week announced that construction company Georgiou has been awarded a contract to build a $29.5 million new car park at...

Government concludes consultation process with Sydney Airport on proposed second airport

Government concludes consultation process with Sydney Airport on proposed second airport

New South Wales

Sunday, 5 July 2015

THE Australian Government last week said its plan for a Western Sydney airport has reached a significant milestone, with the conclusion of a nine-month consultation...

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