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Three consortia shortlisted for construction of Melbourne's $5.5bn Western Distributor

Three consortia shortlisted for construction of Melbourne's $5.5bn Western Distributor

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

VICTORIAN Roads Minister Luke Donnellan last week announced that three consortia have been chosen to tender for the design and construction of the $5.5 billion...

Major work on Melbourne Metro Tunnel to commence next year

Major work on Melbourne Metro Tunnel to commence next year

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews and Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week announced that John Holland has been awarded the first major contract for the...

City of Melbourne endorses City Road Master Plan

City of Melbourne endorses City Road Master Plan

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

MELBOURNE City Council last week endorsed a seven-year capital works plan to transform City Road, which Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said would deliver a range...

 NSW Budget delivers $10.5bn for public transport

NSW Budget delivers $10.5bn for public transport

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week announced the 2016-17 NSW Budget includes a record $10.5 billion for public transport, including $2.7 billion...

NSW Budget delivers $537m for local infrastructure and planning system improvements

NSW Budget delivers $537m for local infrastructure and planning system improvements

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE NSW 2016-17 Budget will invest more than $537 million to support local infrastructure and improvements to the planning system to support housing supply, the...

NSW Budget includes $9.7bn for roads, maritime and freight infrastructure

NSW Budget includes $9.7bn for roads, maritime and freight infrastructure

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

NSW Roads, Maritime and Freight Minister Duncan Gay last week said the 2016-17 NSW Budget includes $9.7 billion to continue the State Government's "historic investment...

Design by Johnson Pilton Walker chosen for 16-storey Parramatta Square office tower

Design by Johnson Pilton Walker chosen for 16-storey Parramatta Square office tower

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE City of Parramatta last week said the vision for the final building on Parramatta Square has been revealed and a developer chosen for a...

NSW Government introduces Local Government Amendment (Governance and Planning) Bill

NSW Government introduces Local Government Amendment (Governance and Planning) Bill

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

NSW Minister for Local Government Paul Toole last week said financial controllers with powers to intervene in non-performing councils could be appointed to get those...

Tasmanian Government announces independent review of Climate Change Act

Tasmanian Government announces independent review of Climate Change Act

Tasmania

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE Tasmanian Government last week said it has commissioned an independent review of the Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008 and released a discussion paper...

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Three consortia shortlisted for construction of Melbourne's $5.5bn Western Distributor

Three consortia shortlisted for construction of Melbourne's $5.5bn Western Distributor

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

VICTORIAN Roads Minister Luke Donnellan last week announced that three consortia have been chosen to tender for the design and construction of the $5.5 billion...

Major work on Melbourne Metro Tunnel to commence next year

Major work on Melbourne Metro Tunnel to commence next year

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews and Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week announced that John Holland has been awarded the first major contract for the...

City of Melbourne endorses City Road Master Plan

City of Melbourne endorses City Road Master Plan

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

MELBOURNE City Council last week endorsed a seven-year capital works plan to transform City Road, which Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said would deliver a range...

 NSW Budget delivers $10.5bn for public transport

NSW Budget delivers $10.5bn for public transport

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week announced the 2016-17 NSW Budget includes a record $10.5 billion for public transport, including $2.7 billion...

NSW Budget delivers $537m for local infrastructure and planning system improvements

NSW Budget delivers $537m for local infrastructure and planning system improvements

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE NSW 2016-17 Budget will invest more than $537 million to support local infrastructure and improvements to the planning system to support housing supply, the...

NSW Budget includes $9.7bn for roads, maritime and freight infrastructure

NSW Budget includes $9.7bn for roads, maritime and freight infrastructure

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

NSW Roads, Maritime and Freight Minister Duncan Gay last week said the 2016-17 NSW Budget includes $9.7 billion to continue the State Government's "historic investment...

Design by Johnson Pilton Walker chosen for 16-storey Parramatta Square office tower

Design by Johnson Pilton Walker chosen for 16-storey Parramatta Square office tower

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE City of Parramatta last week said the vision for the final building on Parramatta Square has been revealed and a developer chosen for a...

NSW Government introduces Local Government Amendment (Governance and Planning) Bill

NSW Government introduces Local Government Amendment (Governance and Planning) Bill

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

NSW Minister for Local Government Paul Toole last week said financial controllers with powers to intervene in non-performing councils could be appointed to get those...

Tasmanian Government announces independent review of Climate Change Act

Tasmanian Government announces independent review of Climate Change Act

Tasmania

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE Tasmanian Government last week said it has commissioned an independent review of the Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008 and released a discussion paper...

Planning Institute releases Election Platform 2016; calls for a national strategy and forward-looking cities agenda

Planning Institute releases Election Platform 2016; calls for a national strategy and forward-looking cities agenda

Australia

Monday, 13 June 2016

THE Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) has released its Federal Election Platform 2016, arguing that the Federal Government has an important role to play in...

Dwelling approvals increase by 3.0 per cent in April

Dwelling approvals increase by 3.0 per cent in April

Australia

Sunday, 5 June 2016

FOLLOWING a revised increase of 2.9 per cent in March, the total number of new dwellings approved in April increased by 3.0 per cent, in...

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...

 NSW Budget delivers $10.5bn for public transport

NSW Budget delivers $10.5bn for public transport

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week announced the 2016-17 NSW Budget includes a record $10.5 billion for public transport, including $2.7 billion...

NSW Budget delivers $537m for local infrastructure and planning system improvements

NSW Budget delivers $537m for local infrastructure and planning system improvements

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE NSW 2016-17 Budget will invest more than $537 million to support local infrastructure and improvements to the planning system to support housing supply, the...

NSW Budget includes $9.7bn for roads, maritime and freight infrastructure

NSW Budget includes $9.7bn for roads, maritime and freight infrastructure

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

NSW Roads, Maritime and Freight Minister Duncan Gay last week said the 2016-17 NSW Budget includes $9.7 billion to continue the State Government's "historic investment...

Design by Johnson Pilton Walker chosen for 16-storey Parramatta Square office tower

Design by Johnson Pilton Walker chosen for 16-storey Parramatta Square office tower

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE City of Parramatta last week said the vision for the final building on Parramatta Square has been revealed and a developer chosen for a...

NSW Government introduces Local Government Amendment (Governance and Planning) Bill

NSW Government introduces Local Government Amendment (Governance and Planning) Bill

New South Wales

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

NSW Minister for Local Government Paul Toole last week said financial controllers with powers to intervene in non-performing councils could be appointed to get those...

Simplified housing code placed on exhibition by NSW Government

Simplified housing code placed on exhibition by NSW Government

New South Wales

Monday, 20 June 2016

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes last week announced the public exhibition of a proposed new Housing Code that sets out clear and simple rules for...

NSW Government to invest $108m in new buses

NSW Government to invest $108m in new buses

New South Wales

Monday, 20 June 2016

DOUBLE decker buses will serve some of Sydney's busiest routes, and around 3,800 extra weekly services will be added as part of a $108 million...

NSW's independent PAC to decide on second IMAX building and hotel option

NSW's independent PAC to decide on second IMAX building and hotel option

New South Wales

Monday, 13 June 2016

A SECOND proposal to redevelop the IMAX site as part of Darling Harbour's revitalisation has been recommended for approval by the Department of Planning and...

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.

Three consortia shortlisted for construction of Melbourne's $5.5bn Western Distributor

Three consortia shortlisted for construction of Melbourne's $5.5bn Western Distributor

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

VICTORIAN Roads Minister Luke Donnellan last week announced that three consortia have been chosen to tender for the design and construction of the $5.5 billion...

Major work on Melbourne Metro Tunnel to commence next year

Major work on Melbourne Metro Tunnel to commence next year

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews and Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week announced that John Holland has been awarded the first major contract for the...

City of Melbourne endorses City Road Master Plan

City of Melbourne endorses City Road Master Plan

Victoria

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

MELBOURNE City Council last week endorsed a seven-year capital works plan to transform City Road, which Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said would deliver a range...

Duplication of Hurstbridge Line and removal of Alphington and Rosanna level crossings to commence next year

Duplication of Hurstbridge Line and removal of Alphington and Rosanna level crossings to commence next year

Victoria

Monday, 20 June 2016

THE removal of two more level crossings – Grange Road in Alphington and Lower Plenty Rd in Rosanna – will start next year as part...

Construction begins on $40m upgrade of Shepherd Bridge in Footscray

Construction begins on $40m upgrade of Shepherd Bridge in Footscray

Victoria

Monday, 13 June 2016

VICTORIAN Roads and Road Safety Minister Luke Donnellan last week announced the start of works to the $40 million upgrade to Shepherd Bridge and the...

Victoria announces new targets in response to review of Climate Change Act

Victoria announces new targets in response to review of Climate Change Act

Victoria

Monday, 13 June 2016

THE Victorian Government last week said the state will once again lead the nation on climate change by legislating ambitious targets and introducing a pledge...

Directions Paper released as part of review of Victoria's Local Government Act 1989

Directions Paper released as part of review of Victoria's Local Government Act 1989

Victoria

Monday, 13 June 2016

THE STATE Government last week invited Victorians to have their say on proposed reforms to the Local Government Act 1989 that aim to create more...

Applications now open for Victorian Government's Growing Suburbs Fund

Applications now open for Victorian Government's Growing Suburbs Fund

Victoria

Sunday, 5 June 2016

APPLICATIONS are now open for funding from the Victorian Government's $50 million Growing Suburbs Fund to help councils build and upgrade the community facilities they...

Submissions invited on Regulatory Impact Statement for proposed new planning fees in Victoria

Submissions invited on Regulatory Impact Statement for proposed new planning fees in Victoria

Victoria

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

A REGULATORY Impact Statement (RIS) has been prepared for the proposed Planning and Environment (Fees) Regulations 2016 and the proposed Subdivision (Fees) Regulations 2016, with...

Expressions of interest called for $634m signalling system for SEQ's rail network

Expressions of interest called for $634m signalling system for SEQ's rail network

Queensland

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

A NEW world-class rail signalling system for South East Queensland's rail network is on the fast track, with global Expressions of Interest to develop the...

Construction of Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 to commence in July

Construction of Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 to commence in July

Queensland

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

QUEENSLAND Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe last week announced that permanent works on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 would start on schedule in July following...

Brisbane City Council unveils $3bn 2016-17 Budget

Brisbane City Council unveils $3bn 2016-17 Budget

Queensland

Monday, 20 June 2016

BRISBANE Lord Mayor Graham Quirk last week unveiled a $3 billion Budget for 2016-17 that invests $781.7 million into real action on traffic congestion, $539...

Queensland Budget delivers $20bn over four years for road and transport projects

Queensland Budget delivers $20bn over four years for road and transport projects

Queensland

Monday, 20 June 2016

THE Queensland Government last week said it is delivering record funding for road and transport projects in the 2016-17 State Budget, investing more than $20...

State Government unveils major overhaul of public transport fares for South East Queensland

State Government unveils major overhaul of public transport fares for South East Queensland

Queensland

Monday, 13 June 2016

THE QUEENSLAND Government last week said that fares will be slashed from next year for all zones of travel making it more affordable for commuters...

Proposed $500m Coopers Gap Wind Farm declared a coordinated project by Queensland Government

Proposed $500m Coopers Gap Wind Farm declared a coordinated project by Queensland Government

Queensland

Monday, 13 June 2016

QUEENSLAND'S proposed biggest wind farm near Kingaroy is a step closer to generating clean energy and 370 jobs with its declaration as a coordinated project...

Queensland Government releases design guidelines for public space within Queen's Wharf precinct

Queensland Government releases design guidelines for public space within Queen's Wharf precinct

Queensland

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

NEW design guidelines will help transform the public space surrounding the Queen's Wharf Brisbane (QWB) development into an inviting, world-class destination, under the guidance of...

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...

$217m Perth Busport to be operational on July 17

$217m Perth Busport to be operational on July 17

Western Australia

Monday, 20 June 2016

TRANSPERTH services will begin operating from the new $217 million underground Perth Busport on Sunday, July 17, the Western Australian Government announced last week.

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.

Off-the-plan stamp duty concessions extended and expanded in SA Budget 2016-17

Off-the-plan stamp duty concessions extended and expanded in SA Budget 2016-17

South Australia

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE South Australian Government stamp duty concession for off-the-plan apartments has been extended for one year and expanded to cover all of South Australia as...

SA Government and Adelaide City Council announce joint investment to transform Riverbank to Central Market laneways

SA Government and Adelaide City Council announce joint investment to transform Riverbank to Central Market laneways

South Australia

Monday, 20 June 2016

THE South Australian Government and Adelaide City Council last week announced a joint investment of $14.6 million to transform the network of small streets and...

Tenders called for early works on Adelaide Festival Plaza after agreements signed

Tenders called for early works on Adelaide Festival Plaza after agreements signed

South Australia

Sunday, 5 June 2016

THE South Australian Government last week called for tenders for early works on the $220 million Adelaide Festival Plaza redevelopment following the signing of two...

Lendlease wins design and construct contract for Adelaide's Northern Connector project

Lendlease wins design and construct contract for Adelaide's Northern Connector project

South Australia

Sunday, 5 June 2016

THE major contract to design and build the 15.5-kilometre Northern Connector project has been awarded to preferred contractor Lendlease, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan...

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...

Tasmanian Government announces independent review of Climate Change Act

Tasmanian Government announces independent review of Climate Change Act

Tasmania

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

THE Tasmanian Government last week said it has commissioned an independent review of the Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008 and released a discussion paper...

Tasmanian Government proposes amendments to the Aboriginal Relics Act

Tasmanian Government proposes amendments to the Aboriginal Relics Act

Tasmania

Monday, 13 June 2016

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

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

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

Tasmania

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

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

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...

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...

NT Government releases 'HousingActionNT' housing blueprint

NT Government releases 'HousingActionNT' housing blueprint

Northern Territory

Sunday, 5 June 2016

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

Darwin Mid Suburbs Draft Area Plan released for comment

Darwin Mid Suburbs Draft Area Plan released for comment

Northern Territory

Monday, 29 February 2016

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

NT Planning Commission releases draft Litchfield Sub Regional Land Use Plan

NT Planning Commission releases draft Litchfield Sub Regional Land Use Plan

Northern Territory

Monday, 22 February 2016

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

NT Planning Commission recommends Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Plan to Minister

NT Planning Commission recommends Darwin Inner Suburbs Area Plan to Minister

Northern Territory

Monday, 8 February 2016

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

Draft Alice Springs Regional Land Use Plan released for public consultation

Draft Alice Springs Regional Land Use Plan released for public consultation

Northern Territory

Monday, 23 November 2015

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

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

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

Northern Territory

Monday, 16 November 2015

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

NT Infrastructure Fund to support the development of infrastructure

NT Infrastructure Fund to support the development of infrastructure

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

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

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...

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