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Infrastructure Victoria releases its 'All things considered' options paper

Infrastructure Victoria releases its 'All things considered' options paper

Victoria

Sunday, 22 May 2016

INFRASTRUCTURE Victoria last week released its options paper, 'All things considered', which puts forward more than 200 ideas to address Victoria's infrastructure needs over the...

Shortlisted bidders and design of Mernda rail extension revealed

Shortlisted bidders and design of Mernda rail extension revealed

Victoria

Sunday, 22 May 2016

THE Victorian Government last week unveiled the full reference design and announced the shortlisted bidders for the new rail line to Mernda, which involves an...

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for $110m Chandler Highway Upgrade

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for $110m Chandler Highway Upgrade

Victoria

Sunday, 22 May 2016

THE Victorian Government last week called on experienced companies to express their interest to build the $110 million Chandler Highway Upgrade.

New independent Planning Panels for Sydney to commence in November

New independent Planning Panels for Sydney to commence in November

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

New Planning Panels headed by District Commissioners will streamline regionally significant planning across Sydney, the Greater Sydney Commission announced last week.

City of Sydney finalises its Development Contributions Plan 2015

City of Sydney finalises its Development Contributions Plan 2015

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

IMPORTANT new community facilities for Sydney's growing population, such as green open space, recreation areas, childcare centres and transport, will be part-funded by new developer...

City of Sydney releases draft Open Space, Sports, Recreation and Needs Study

City of Sydney releases draft Open Space, Sports, Recreation and Needs Study

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

SYDNEYSIDERS will have more opportunities for a healthy outdoor lifestyle under a $400 million plan for open space and new recreation and sporting facilities, the...

Consultation report released for M12 Motorway route options and The Northern Road Upgrade Stage 4

Consultation report released for M12 Motorway route options and The Northern Road Upgrade Stage 4

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

A REPORT has been released detailing stakeholder and community feedback for the proposed M12 Motorway and The Northern Road Upgrade Stage 4, which could deliver...

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...

Draft Master Plan released for Jupiters Gold Coast

Draft Master Plan released for Jupiters Gold Coast

Queensland

Sunday, 22 May 2016

A PROPOSED multi-billion dollar Master Plan for The Star Entertainment Group's Jupiters property on the Gold Coast will further boost Queensland tourism and create thousands...

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Infrastructure Victoria releases its 'All things considered' options paper

Infrastructure Victoria releases its 'All things considered' options paper

Victoria

Sunday, 22 May 2016

INFRASTRUCTURE Victoria last week released its options paper, 'All things considered', which puts forward more than 200 ideas to address Victoria's infrastructure needs over the...

Shortlisted bidders and design of Mernda rail extension revealed

Shortlisted bidders and design of Mernda rail extension revealed

Victoria

Sunday, 22 May 2016

THE Victorian Government last week unveiled the full reference design and announced the shortlisted bidders for the new rail line to Mernda, which involves an...

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for $110m Chandler Highway Upgrade

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for $110m Chandler Highway Upgrade

Victoria

Sunday, 22 May 2016

THE Victorian Government last week called on experienced companies to express their interest to build the $110 million Chandler Highway Upgrade.

New independent Planning Panels for Sydney to commence in November

New independent Planning Panels for Sydney to commence in November

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

New Planning Panels headed by District Commissioners will streamline regionally significant planning across Sydney, the Greater Sydney Commission announced last week.

City of Sydney finalises its Development Contributions Plan 2015

City of Sydney finalises its Development Contributions Plan 2015

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

IMPORTANT new community facilities for Sydney's growing population, such as green open space, recreation areas, childcare centres and transport, will be part-funded by new developer...

City of Sydney releases draft Open Space, Sports, Recreation and Needs Study

City of Sydney releases draft Open Space, Sports, Recreation and Needs Study

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

SYDNEYSIDERS will have more opportunities for a healthy outdoor lifestyle under a $400 million plan for open space and new recreation and sporting facilities, the...

Consultation report released for M12 Motorway route options and The Northern Road Upgrade Stage 4

Consultation report released for M12 Motorway route options and The Northern Road Upgrade Stage 4

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

A REPORT has been released detailing stakeholder and community feedback for the proposed M12 Motorway and The Northern Road Upgrade Stage 4, which could deliver...

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...

Draft Master Plan released for Jupiters Gold Coast

Draft Master Plan released for Jupiters Gold Coast

Queensland

Sunday, 22 May 2016

A PROPOSED multi-billion dollar Master Plan for The Star Entertainment Group's Jupiters property on the Gold Coast will further boost Queensland tourism and create thousands...

CCCLM releases its third report measuring Australia's after dark activities

CCCLM releases its third report measuring Australia's after dark activities

Australia

Sunday, 22 May 2016

THE Council of Capital City Lord Mayors (CCCLM) last week released its third report in a series measuring the performance of the Australian Night Time...

Dwelling approvals increase by 3.7 per cent in March

Dwelling approvals increase by 3.7 per cent in March

Australia

Monday, 9 May 2016

FOLLOWING a revised increase of 2.9 per cent in February, the total number of new dwellings approved in March increased by 3.7 per cent, in...

Australian Government launches 'Smart Cities Plan'

Australian Government launches 'Smart Cities Plan'

Australia

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last week released the Smart Cities Plan, which aims to deliver jobs closer to homes, more affordable housing, better transport...

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...

New independent Planning Panels for Sydney to commence in November

New independent Planning Panels for Sydney to commence in November

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

New Planning Panels headed by District Commissioners will streamline regionally significant planning across Sydney, the Greater Sydney Commission announced last week.

City of Sydney finalises its Development Contributions Plan 2015

City of Sydney finalises its Development Contributions Plan 2015

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

IMPORTANT new community facilities for Sydney's growing population, such as green open space, recreation areas, childcare centres and transport, will be part-funded by new developer...

City of Sydney releases draft Open Space, Sports, Recreation and Needs Study

City of Sydney releases draft Open Space, Sports, Recreation and Needs Study

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

SYDNEYSIDERS will have more opportunities for a healthy outdoor lifestyle under a $400 million plan for open space and new recreation and sporting facilities, the...

Consultation report released for M12 Motorway route options and The Northern Road Upgrade Stage 4

Consultation report released for M12 Motorway route options and The Northern Road Upgrade Stage 4

New South Wales

Sunday, 22 May 2016

A REPORT has been released detailing stakeholder and community feedback for the proposed M12 Motorway and The Northern Road Upgrade Stage 4, which could deliver...

19 new councils begin operating in NSW

19 new councils begin operating in NSW

New South Wales

Sunday, 15 May 2016

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Local Government Paul Toole last week said that 19 new councils will work harder for residents and deliver...

Planning approval process begins for Sydney Metro City & Southwest project

Planning approval process begins for Sydney Metro City & Southwest project

New South Wales

Sunday, 15 May 2016

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance last week announced the start of the planning approval process for the Sydney...

NSW Government announces plans to amend the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

NSW Government announces plans to amend the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979

New South Wales

Monday, 9 May 2016

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes last week said the State Government will release draft amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 in the...

NSW Government announces 'new era' in land management and conservation

NSW Government announces 'new era' in land management and conservation

New South Wales

Monday, 9 May 2016

THE NSW Government last week released its consultation package to overhaul what it described as ineffective, complicated environmental laws and create a new system that...

Australian Budget includes $115 million for Western Sydney Airport

Australian Budget includes $115 million for Western Sydney Airport

New South Wales

Monday, 9 May 2016

THE Australian Government has committed $115 million to fund planning and preparation work for the Western Sydney Airport project in the 2016 Budget.

Infrastructure Victoria releases its 'All things considered' options paper

Infrastructure Victoria releases its 'All things considered' options paper

Victoria

Sunday, 22 May 2016

INFRASTRUCTURE Victoria last week released its options paper, 'All things considered', which puts forward more than 200 ideas to address Victoria's infrastructure needs over the...

Shortlisted bidders and design of Mernda rail extension revealed

Shortlisted bidders and design of Mernda rail extension revealed

Victoria

Sunday, 22 May 2016

THE Victorian Government last week unveiled the full reference design and announced the shortlisted bidders for the new rail line to Mernda, which involves an...

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for $110m Chandler Highway Upgrade

Victorian Government calls for EOIs for $110m Chandler Highway Upgrade

Victoria

Sunday, 22 May 2016

THE Victorian Government last week called on experienced companies to express their interest to build the $110 million Chandler Highway Upgrade.

Victorian Government launches Growing Suburbs Fund

Victorian Government launches Growing Suburbs Fund

Victoria

Sunday, 15 May 2016

THE Victorian Government last week launched a new $50 million fund to help Melbourne's outer suburbs build the community facilities they need to keep up...

Victorian Government seeks EOIs for next generation metro tunnel signalling project

Victorian Government seeks EOIs for next generation metro tunnel signalling project

Victoria

Sunday, 15 May 2016

THE Victorian Government last week released the next billion-dollar package of Metro Tunnel works to market – Australia's first roll-out of advanced high capacity signalling...

New master plan approved for Melbourne Convention Centre site on Spencer Street

New master plan approved for Melbourne Convention Centre site on Spencer Street

Victoria

Sunday, 15 May 2016

A NEW master plan with towers, shops and open space has been approved for the former Melbourne Convention Centre site on Spencer Street, overlooking the...

Tender process begins for Western Distributor project in Melbourne

Tender process begins for Western Distributor project in Melbourne

Victoria

Sunday, 15 May 2016

TWO weeks after it was fully funded in the Victorian Budget 2016/17, Melbourne's second river crossing – the Western Distributor – has been put out...

City of Melbourne releases Draft 2016-17 Annual Plan and Budget

City of Melbourne releases Draft 2016-17 Annual Plan and Budget

Victoria

Monday, 9 May 2016

THE City of Melbourne last week said it will deliver more than $399.41 million in services and $108.48 million in infrastructure in 2016-17 as it...

Victorian Government announces $25.5m to deliver a smarter planning system

Victorian Government announces $25.5m to deliver a smarter planning system

Victoria

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

A NEW 'Smart Planning' system will give Victorians a quicker and simpler way to navigate the state's planning process, Planning Minister Richard Wynne announced last...

Draft Master Plan released for Jupiters Gold Coast

Draft Master Plan released for Jupiters Gold Coast

Queensland

Sunday, 22 May 2016

A PROPOSED multi-billion dollar Master Plan for The Star Entertainment Group's Jupiters property on the Gold Coast will further boost Queensland tourism and create thousands...

Sunshine Coast airport project moves another step closer

Sunshine Coast airport project moves another step closer

Queensland

Sunday, 22 May 2016

THE Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project is another step closer towards delivery, with the Queensland Government last week releasing the Coordinator General's report accepting the...

New planning laws for Queensland passed by State Parliament

New planning laws for Queensland passed by State Parliament

Queensland

Sunday, 15 May 2016

NEW planning laws passed by Queensland Parliament last week will ensure the community, sustainability and jobs are at the forefront of planning and development across...

Queensland Government and GoldLinQ formally enter into new partnership to deliver Gold Coast light rail extension

Queensland Government and GoldLinQ formally enter into new partnership to deliver Gold Coast light rail extension

Queensland

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

THE Queensland Government and GoldLinQ last week formally entered into a new partnership to deliver the Gold Coast light rail extension in time for the...

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.

Contract finalised for design and construction of Forrestfield-Airport Link in Perth

Contract finalised for design and construction of Forrestfield-Airport Link in Perth

Western Australia

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

THE West Australian Government last week said the Forrestfield-Airport Link has reached a major milestone, with a joint venture between Italian company Salini Impregilo and...

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...

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...

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...

Approvals pave the way for construction of stage one of Canberra's light rail project

Approvals pave the way for construction of stage one of Canberra's light rail project

ACT

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

STAGE one of Canberra's light rail project is ready to begin construction following approvals from the National Capital Authority and the ACT Environment and Planning...

ACT to be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy by 2020

ACT to be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy by 2020

ACT

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

THE ACT will have 100 per cent of its electricity needs met by renewable energy by 2020, Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Simon...

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...

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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