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Contract signed for Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project

Contract signed for Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced that an alliance including Lendlease, CPB Contractors, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, Aurecon and Metro Trains Melbourne has been formally awarded...

Stonnington urges State Government to include South Yarra Station as part of Melbourne Metro project

Stonnington urges State Government to include South Yarra Station as part of Melbourne Metro project

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

STONNINGTON Council last week called on the Federal Government to insist on South Yarra Station's inclusion as an interchange station as part of any funding...

Victorian Government releases new Floodplain Management Strategy

Victorian Government releases new Floodplain Management Strategy

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE Victorian Government last week said the community will be given the best tools available to improve flood mitigation measures and prepare for floods, following...

New Preston Tram Depot and Workshop officially opened by Victorian Government

New Preston Tram Depot and Workshop officially opened by Victorian Government

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week joined local Member Robin Scott and the Chair and CEO of Yarra Trams to officially open the...

Planning Minister approves $200m Wesley Church redevelopment in Melbourne

Planning Minister approves $200m Wesley Church redevelopment in Melbourne

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week announced approval of a proposed $200 million redevelopment of the Wesley Church site at 118-148 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

NSW Planning Minister approves the WestConnex New M5 project

NSW Planning Minister approves the WestConnex New M5 project

New South Wales

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes last week announced that planning approval has been granted for the WestConnex New M5 project, which will link to the...

NSW Government approves new student accommodation building for Darling Harbour's 'Darling Square' precinct

NSW Government approves new student accommodation building for Darling Harbour's 'Darling Square' precinct

New South Wales

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment last week announced it has approved an application for more student accommodation in Darling Square as part of...

Queensland Government passes legislation to support $3bn Queen's Wharf project

Queensland Government passes legislation to support $3bn Queen's Wharf project

Queensland

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE QUEENSLAND Government has announced that the Queen's Wharf development is another step closer after State Parliament last week ratified the Brisbane Casino Agreement Amendment...

SA Government approves Existing Activity Centres Policy Review DPA

SA Government approves Existing Activity Centres Policy Review DPA

South Australia

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE South Australian Government last week said that business opportunities in activities centres have been given a boost following the approval of the Existing Activity...

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Contract signed for Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project

Contract signed for Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced that an alliance including Lendlease, CPB Contractors, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, Aurecon and Metro Trains Melbourne has been formally awarded...

Stonnington urges State Government to include South Yarra Station as part of Melbourne Metro project

Stonnington urges State Government to include South Yarra Station as part of Melbourne Metro project

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

STONNINGTON Council last week called on the Federal Government to insist on South Yarra Station's inclusion as an interchange station as part of any funding...

Victorian Government releases new Floodplain Management Strategy

Victorian Government releases new Floodplain Management Strategy

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE Victorian Government last week said the community will be given the best tools available to improve flood mitigation measures and prepare for floods, following...

New Preston Tram Depot and Workshop officially opened by Victorian Government

New Preston Tram Depot and Workshop officially opened by Victorian Government

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week joined local Member Robin Scott and the Chair and CEO of Yarra Trams to officially open the...

Planning Minister approves $200m Wesley Church redevelopment in Melbourne

Planning Minister approves $200m Wesley Church redevelopment in Melbourne

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week announced approval of a proposed $200 million redevelopment of the Wesley Church site at 118-148 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

NSW Planning Minister approves the WestConnex New M5 project

NSW Planning Minister approves the WestConnex New M5 project

New South Wales

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes last week announced that planning approval has been granted for the WestConnex New M5 project, which will link to the...

NSW Government approves new student accommodation building for Darling Harbour's 'Darling Square' precinct

NSW Government approves new student accommodation building for Darling Harbour's 'Darling Square' precinct

New South Wales

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment last week announced it has approved an application for more student accommodation in Darling Square as part of...

Queensland Government passes legislation to support $3bn Queen's Wharf project

Queensland Government passes legislation to support $3bn Queen's Wharf project

Queensland

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE QUEENSLAND Government has announced that the Queen's Wharf development is another step closer after State Parliament last week ratified the Brisbane Casino Agreement Amendment...

SA Government approves Existing Activity Centres Policy Review DPA

SA Government approves Existing Activity Centres Policy Review DPA

South Australia

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE South Australian Government last week said that business opportunities in activities centres have been given a boost following the approval of the Existing Activity...

Dwelling approvals increase by 3.1 per cent in February

Dwelling approvals increase by 3.1 per cent in February

Australia

Monday, 11 April 2016

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 6.6 per cent in January, the total number of new dwellings approved in February increased by 3.1 per cent, in...

Rail and roads funding puts politics ahead of growth: Grattan Institute report

Rail and roads funding puts politics ahead of growth: Grattan Institute report

Australia

Monday, 11 April 2016

AUSTRALIAN governments have spent unprecedented sums on transport infrastructure in the past decade, and while important projects have been built, the overall investment has been...

Melbourne records the largest and fastest population increase of all capital cities in 2014-15: ABS

Melbourne records the largest and fastest population increase of all capital cities in 2014-15: ABS

Australia

Sunday, 3 April 2016

MELBOURNE is officially Australia's fastest growing capital city, according to data released last week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) that shows the city...

Victoria leads the nation in population growth: ABS

Victoria leads the nation in population growth: ABS

Australia

Monday, 28 March 2016

VICTORIA is the most popular destination for people moving from other states and is Australia's fastest growing state at 1.7 per cent, compared to an...

UDIA releases 2016 State of the Land report

UDIA releases 2016 State of the Land report

Australia

Monday, 14 March 2016

A NEW State of the Land report by the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), has for the first time in its eight-year history, found...

Dwelling approvals decrease by 7.5 per cent in January

Dwelling approvals decrease by 7.5 per cent in January

Australia

Monday, 7 March 2016

FOLLOWING an increase of 8.6 per cent in December, the total number of new dwellings approved in January decreased by 7.5 per cent, in seasonally...

Infrastructure Australia releases 15-year infrastructure plan

Infrastructure Australia releases 15-year infrastructure plan

Australia

Monday, 22 February 2016

INFRASTRUCTURE Australia has recommended fundamental changes to the way we plan, fund, deliver and use our infrastructure, which will result in the average Australian household...

Property Council welcomes elevation of cities in ministerial reshuffle

Property Council welcomes elevation of cities in ministerial reshuffle

Australia

Monday, 22 February 2016

THE Property Council of Australia has welcomed the elevation of the cities portfolio directly to the Prime Minister following last week's ministerial reshuffle.

Demographia's Housing Affordability Survey makes simple assumptions: PIA

Demographia's Housing Affordability Survey makes simple assumptions: PIA

Australia

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

US greenfields lobby group Demographia has once again taken a simplistic approach to housing affordability in its Annual International Housing Affordability Survey this year, laying...

NSW Planning Minister approves the WestConnex New M5 project

NSW Planning Minister approves the WestConnex New M5 project

New South Wales

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes last week announced that planning approval has been granted for the WestConnex New M5 project, which will link to the...

NSW Government approves new student accommodation building for Darling Harbour's 'Darling Square' precinct

NSW Government approves new student accommodation building for Darling Harbour's 'Darling Square' precinct

New South Wales

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment last week announced it has approved an application for more student accommodation in Darling Square as part of...

Tender process begins for Stage 2 of Sydney Metro

Tender process begins for Stage 2 of Sydney Metro

New South Wales

Sunday, 17 April 2016

THE NSW Government last week announced the start of the tender process to build the new twin metro railway tunnels under Sydney Harbour and through...

Third report card released for $3.6bn Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan

Third report card released for $3.6bn Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan

New South Wales

Sunday, 17 April 2016

THE third report card for the $3.6 billion Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan has been released, showing significant progress has been made in delivery of the...

First stage of $114 million Narellan Road Upgrade in Sydney's west opens to traffic

First stage of $114 million Narellan Road Upgrade in Sydney's west opens to traffic

New South Wales

Sunday, 17 April 2016

THE Australian and NSW governments last week said motorists in Western Sydney are now benefiting from improved road connections after the first stage of the...

NSW Government announces key initiatives for Newcastle revitalisation

NSW Government announces key initiatives for Newcastle revitalisation

New South Wales

Monday, 11 April 2016

THE NSW Government has said it is moving ahead with plans for a new integrated transport model in Newcastle, as consultation gets under way for...

Newcastle Light Rail report and expansion options released

Newcastle Light Rail report and expansion options released

New South Wales

Monday, 11 April 2016

THE NSW Government last week said the Newcastle community can have its say on plans for light rail through the city centre to the beach...

Twenty-year vision for Central West and Orana released

Twenty-year vision for Central West and Orana released

New South Wales

Monday, 11 April 2016

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes last week announced the first ever regional plan for the Central West and Orana, and encouraged the local community to...

Urban Taskforce expresses concern over growing trend for Sydney councils to 'sell planning decisions through value capture'

Urban Taskforce expresses concern over growing trend for Sydney councils to 'sell planning decisions through value capture'

New South Wales

Sunday, 3 April 2016

The Urban Taskforce has expressed concern about a growing trend across Sydney councils to adopt policies that change planning rules as a mechanism for raising...

Contract signed for Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project

Contract signed for Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE Victorian Government last week announced that an alliance including Lendlease, CPB Contractors, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, Aurecon and Metro Trains Melbourne has been formally awarded...

Stonnington urges State Government to include South Yarra Station as part of Melbourne Metro project

Stonnington urges State Government to include South Yarra Station as part of Melbourne Metro project

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

STONNINGTON Council last week called on the Federal Government to insist on South Yarra Station's inclusion as an interchange station as part of any funding...

Victorian Government releases new Floodplain Management Strategy

Victorian Government releases new Floodplain Management Strategy

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE Victorian Government last week said the community will be given the best tools available to improve flood mitigation measures and prepare for floods, following...

New Preston Tram Depot and Workshop officially opened by Victorian Government

New Preston Tram Depot and Workshop officially opened by Victorian Government

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week joined local Member Robin Scott and the Chair and CEO of Yarra Trams to officially open the...

Planning Minister approves $200m Wesley Church redevelopment in Melbourne

Planning Minister approves $200m Wesley Church redevelopment in Melbourne

Victoria

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week announced approval of a proposed $200 million redevelopment of the Wesley Church site at 118-148 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

Consultation begins for Melbourne's next employment cluster in the Monash area

Consultation begins for Melbourne's next employment cluster in the Monash area

Victoria

Sunday, 17 April 2016

THE Victorian Government last week said it is supporting jobs growth and new investment opportunities in Melbourne's east through a new employment cluster in the...

Western Distributor Project to be funded under Victorian Government's 2016-17 Budget

Western Distributor Project to be funded under Victorian Government's 2016-17 Budget

Victoria

Sunday, 17 April 2016

THE Victorian Government last week said its 2016-17 Budget will provide the full funding required to build the Western Distributor Project, which includes the widening...

Melbourne Retail and Hospitality Strategy 2013-2017 Year Two Report released

Melbourne Retail and Hospitality Strategy 2013-2017 Year Two Report released

Victoria

Monday, 11 April 2016

NEW research has revealed the value of Melbourne's retail and hospitality industry is at a record high, contributing $5.46 billion to Melbourne's economy last year...

Victorian Government approves EES for Echuca-Moama Bridge

Victorian Government approves EES for Echuca-Moama Bridge

Victoria

Sunday, 3 April 2016

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne has approved the Echuca-Moama Bridge project under the Environment Effects Act, the next step in delivering the long-overdue second Murray...

Queensland Government passes legislation to support $3bn Queen's Wharf project

Queensland Government passes legislation to support $3bn Queen's Wharf project

Queensland

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE QUEENSLAND Government has announced that the Queen's Wharf development is another step closer after State Parliament last week ratified the Brisbane Casino Agreement Amendment...

Queensland Heritage Council to have a stronger role in the assessment process

Queensland Heritage Council to have a stronger role in the assessment process

Queensland

Sunday, 17 April 2016

THE Queensland Government last week said that development applications relating to state heritage places will now come under greater scrutiny with the Queensland Heritage Council...

Major construction starts on Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

Major construction starts on Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

Queensland

Sunday, 17 April 2016

THE Australian and Queensland governments last week announced the start of major construction on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project, which will extend from the...

Master plan unveiled for Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct

Master plan unveiled for Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct

Queensland

Monday, 11 April 2016

QUEENSLAND Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning Jackie Trad last week joined City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate to unveil...

Queensland Government to establish new authority to deliver Cross River Rail

Queensland Government to establish new authority to deliver Cross River Rail

Queensland

Monday, 11 April 2016

THE Queensland Government last week announced plans to establish an authority to deliver Cross River Rail and unveiled the new 10.2-kilometre alignment.

Queensland Government releases housing discussion paper

Queensland Government releases housing discussion paper

Queensland

Sunday, 3 April 2016

THE Queensland Government has announced it is reaching out to the whole community to help develop a new flagship housing strategy to replace the directions...

Queensland's first State Infrastructure Plan released

Queensland's first State Infrastructure Plan released

Queensland

Monday, 21 March 2016

THE Queensland Government last week released the State Infrastructure Plan and announced the establishment of a new State Infrastructure Fund, with an injection of $500...

Long-term rail network strategy released by Queensland Government

Long-term rail network strategy released by Queensland Government

Queensland

Monday, 21 March 2016

THE passenger load on South East Queensland's busiest railway lines will reach capacity in the next decade without further investment in network improvements, according to...

Preferred contractor selected for design and construction of Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2

Preferred contractor selected for design and construction of Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2

Queensland

Monday, 21 March 2016

GOLD Coast Light Rail Stage Two project is on track with CPB Contractors (formerly Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd) announced as the preferred contractor to design...

Gateway WA project completed ahead of schedule

Gateway WA project completed ahead of schedule

Western Australia

Sunday, 17 April 2016

THE Australian and West Australian governments last week announced that the Gateway WA project has been completed almost a year ahead of schedule and under...

Extra funding approved to deliver second stage tunnel option for Perth Freight Link

Extra funding approved to deliver second stage tunnel option for Perth Freight Link

Western Australia

Sunday, 17 April 2016

THE Australian Government last week said Perth commuters will enjoy safer and faster travel after it agreed to the Western Australian Government's request for additional...

WA Government releases draft Wanju District Structure Plan for public comment

WA Government releases draft Wanju District Structure Plan for public comment

Western Australia

Sunday, 17 April 2016

GREATER Bunbury's newest urban expansion area will create vast economic and residential opportunities in one of the State's fastest growing regions, according to WA Planning...

Traffic signal innovation benefits all: WA Government

Traffic signal innovation benefits all: WA Government

Western Australia

Sunday, 3 April 2016

IN an Australian first, Western Australia is now the first state to have all traffic signals operating with LED displays following the recent completion of...

Agreement paves the way for more open space in the City of Wanneroo

Agreement paves the way for more open space in the City of Wanneroo

Western Australia

Sunday, 3 April 2016

THE Western Australian Government last week announced more public open space would be made available to support substantial growth in the City of Wanneroo over...

York Civil selected to design and construct Perth's Charles Street bus bridge and busway

York Civil selected to design and construct Perth's Charles Street bus bridge and busway

Western Australia

Monday, 28 March 2016

WEST Australian Transport Minister Dean Nalder last week said construction would begin soon on the dedicated Charles Street bus bridge and busway, delivering significant travel...

Pedestrian countdown timers rolled out at more than 10 locations across Perth

Pedestrian countdown timers rolled out at more than 10 locations across Perth

Western Australia

Monday, 21 March 2016

THE Western Australian Government last week said it has completed the roll-out of pedestrian countdown timers for this financial year ahead of schedule.

WA Parliament passes City of Perth legislation

WA Parliament passes City of Perth legislation

Western Australia

Monday, 29 February 2016

LEGISLATION establishing the City of Perth as Western Australia's capital city has passed both Houses of State Parliament, which Premier Colin Barnett described as a...

Preferred respondent selected for Forrestfield-Airport Link

Preferred respondent selected for Forrestfield-Airport Link

Western Australia

Monday, 22 February 2016

THE West Australian Government last week announced that an unincorporated joint venture, comprising Salini Impregilo S.p.A. and NRW Pty Ltd, has been selected as the...

SA Government approves Existing Activity Centres Policy Review DPA

SA Government approves Existing Activity Centres Policy Review DPA

South Australia

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

THE South Australian Government last week said that business opportunities in activities centres have been given a boost following the approval of the Existing Activity...

SA Parliament passes Planning, Development and Infrastructure Bill

SA Parliament passes Planning, Development and Infrastructure Bill

South Australia

Sunday, 17 April 2016

SOUTH Australian Planning Minister John Rau last week announced that new laws that reform South Australia's planning system and aim to unlock investment potential have...

New Local Government Provisions now in effect in SA

New Local Government Provisions now in effect in SA

South Australia

Sunday, 3 April 2016

NEW provisions in South Australia's Local Government Act 1999 that strengthen local councils' public accountability and transparency came into effect last week.

Major works begin on Adelaide's O-Bahn Tunnel

Major works begin on Adelaide's O-Bahn Tunnel

South Australia

Monday, 28 March 2016

MAJOR works commenced last week on the $160 million O-Bahn Tunnel, which will extend the O-Bahn system from the end of the busway at Gilberton...

AdeLINK tram network moves another step closer after being identified as a 'priority project' by IA

AdeLINK tram network moves another step closer after being identified as a 'priority project' by IA

South Australia

Monday, 22 February 2016

THE South Australian Government last week said that a detailed business case will be prepared for the construction of the AdeLINK tram network after it...

Changes to SA's late night code come into effect this week

Changes to SA's late night code come into effect this week

South Australia

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

SOUTH Australian Consumer and Business Services Minister John Rau last week announced that changes to the Late Night Code of Practice will come into effect...

SA Government announces planning approval for $300m SKYCITY expansion

SA Government announces planning approval for $300m SKYCITY expansion

South Australia

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

THE South Australian Government last week said a $300 million expansion of Adelaide's SKYCITY Casino has received planning approval, paving the way for another major...

SA Premier announces reshuffled Cabinet

SA Premier announces reshuffled Cabinet

South Australia

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

SOUTH Australian Premier Jay Weatherill last week announced a reshuffled Cabinet, with Stephen Mullighan taking on the Housing and Urban Development portfolio, and John Rau...

Adelaide Festival Plaza redevelopment plans released for public comment

Adelaide Festival Plaza redevelopment plans released for public comment

South Australia

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

THE Riverbank Authority has released draft plans for the upgrade of Adelaide Festival Plaza, which forms a key component of the overall redevelopment of the...

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...

EOI process begins for Hobart's Macquarie Point development

EOI process begins for Hobart's Macquarie Point development

Tasmania

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

THE Tasmanian Government last week said the project to transform Macquarie Point has taken another step forward, after the Macquarie Point Development Corporation commenced advertising...

Legislation to establish Tasmanian Planning Scheme passes Parliament

Legislation to establish Tasmanian Planning Scheme passes Parliament

Tasmania

Monday, 23 November 2015

TASMANIAN Planning Minister Peter Gutwein last week announced that legislation to establish the state's first Tasmanian Planning Scheme has now passed both Houses of Parliament.

Statewide planning scheme for Tasmania moves a step closer

Statewide planning scheme for Tasmania moves a step closer

Tasmania

Monday, 16 November 2015

TASMANIA is now on the cusp of having Australia's first ever single, statewide planning scheme, according to Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein, who...

Development applications lodged for first stage of Devonport's LIVING CITY project

Development applications lodged for first stage of Devonport's LIVING CITY project

Tasmania

Monday, 16 November 2015

DEVONPORT City Council last week announced it has lodged development applications for the $70 million first stage of the LIVING CITY project, which includes a...

Tasmanian Government launches Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025

Tasmanian Government launches Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025

Tasmania

Monday, 28 September 2015

THE Tasmanian Government last week launched the Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025, which aims to drive the state's future housing reform agenda to increase access to...

Tasmanian Government introduces legislation to overhaul the state's planning system

Tasmanian Government introduces legislation to overhaul the state's planning system

Tasmania

Monday, 28 September 2015

DESCRIBING it as one of the most significant and economically important reforms that the State Government will undertake in its current term, Tasmanian Planning and...

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...

Construction of new courts precinct begins in Canberra

Construction of new courts precinct begins in Canberra

ACT

Sunday, 17 April 2016

CONSTRUCTION on the ACT's new law courts precinct has officially commenced, after Attorney-General Simon Corbell and Supreme Court Chief Justice Helen Murrell last week turned...

ACT Parliament passes reforms to streamline planning processes

ACT Parliament passes reforms to streamline planning processes

ACT

Monday, 11 April 2016

THE ACT Legislative Assembly has unanimously supported important planning reforms that allow development applications to be considered concurrently with Territory Plan variations and environmental impact...

Russell to be considered as part of stage two of Canberra's light rail network

Russell to be considered as part of stage two of Canberra's light rail network

ACT

Monday, 28 March 2016

THE ACT Government last week said it will consider an extension of the light rail network to the Russell defence precinct as part of a...

ACT Government introduces proposed legislation to streamline planning processes

ACT Government introduces proposed legislation to streamline planning processes

ACT

Monday, 14 March 2016

PLANNING changes allowing simultaneous processing of development applications with Territory Plan variations and environmental impact studies were last week tabled by ACT Planning and Land...

Sapphire Wind Farm in northern NSW wins in ACT Government’s second wind energy auction

Sapphire Wind Farm in northern NSW wins in ACT Government’s second wind energy auction

ACT

Monday, 7 March 2016

ACT Environment and Climate Change Minister Simon Corbell last week announced that Sapphire Wind Farm in northern New South Wales, to be developed by CWP...

ACT Government announces leader of new Transport Canberra agency

ACT Government announces leader of new Transport Canberra agency

ACT

Monday, 29 February 2016

CAPITAL Metro Director-General Emma Thomas will head the new Transport Canberra agency, Minister for Transport and Municipal Services Meegan Fitzharris announced last week.

Construction of Canberra's light rail project to begin in the middle of this year

Construction of Canberra's light rail project to begin in the middle of this year

ACT

Monday, 22 February 2016

THE construction on stage one of Canberra light rail project will start in May or June this year, ACT Minister for Capital Metro Simon Corbell...

Canberra Metro named as successful proponent for Capital Metro light rail system

Canberra Metro named as successful proponent for Capital Metro light rail system

ACT

Monday, 8 February 2016

THE first stage of Canberra's light rail network will be delivered by a world-class consortium, Canberra Metro, sooner and with a capital cost lower than...

ACT Government approves Williamsdale solar farm

ACT Government approves Williamsdale solar farm

ACT

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

ACT Minister for Planning and Land Management, Mick Gentleman, last week approved a development proposal for a 29 hectare solar farm near Williamsdale to the...

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...

Tender awarded for Mount Isa to Tennant Creek railway scoping study

Tender awarded for Mount Isa to Tennant Creek railway scoping study

Northern Territory

Monday, 21 September 2015

A POTENTIAL new rail project linking Tennant Creek to Mount Isa has taken another step forward with the Northern Territory Government awarding a tender for...

NT Government seeks feedback on inclusion of Darwin City Centre Master Plan into the NT Planning Scheme

NT Government seeks feedback on inclusion of Darwin City Centre Master Plan into the NT Planning Scheme

Northern Territory

Monday, 31 August 2015

THE Northern Territory Government is seeking comments about the inclusion of the Darwin City Centre Master Plan as a guideline document in the NT Planning...

Building height limits removed for Darwin's CBD

Building height limits removed for Darwin's CBD

Northern Territory

Monday, 20 July 2015

NORTHERN Territory Lands and Planning Minister David Tollner last week amended the NT Planning Scheme by removing the blanket 90-metre limit on building heights in...

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