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Services on Outer Harbor and Grange lines resume following works on $238m Torrens Rail Junction Project

Services on Outer Harbor and Grange lines resume following works on $238m Torrens Rail Junction Project

South Australia

Monday, 15 January 2018

TRAIN services on Adelaide's Outer Harbor and Grange lines re-commenced today, after being temporarily closed since September to enable major works to be undertaken on...

Dwelling approvals increase 11.7 per cent in November

Dwelling approvals increase 11.7 per cent in November

Australia

Monday, 15 January 2018

FOLLOWING a downwardly revised decrease of 0.1 per cent in October, the total number of new dwellings approved in November increased by 11.7 per cent...

Stage 2 of Gold Coast Light Rail officially opens

Stage 2 of Gold Coast Light Rail officially opens

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

STAGE 2 of Gold Coast Light Rail has been delivered ahead of schedule, with the first passenger service on the $420 million, 7.3-kilometre extension taking...

Development application approved for Queen's Wharf Brisbane

Development application approved for Queen's Wharf Brisbane

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

THE $3 billion Queen's Wharf Brisbane integrated resort development is a step closer, after Economic Development Queensland last month approved Destination Brisbane Consortium's Plan of...

New development scheme for Bromelton State Development Area approved by Queensland Government

New development scheme for Bromelton State Development Area approved by Queensland Government

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

A NEW development scheme for the Bromelton State Development Area (SDA) is set to boost industrial growth and create jobs in the Beaudesert-Scenic Rim region...

Development scheme for $1.1bn Herston Quarter project approved by Queensland Government

Development scheme for $1.1bn Herston Quarter project approved by Queensland Government

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

QUEENSLAND Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick last month said another milestone in the $1.1 billion Herston Quarter development has been...

$24m Stage D section of Brisbane's Veloway (V1) Cycleway opens

$24m Stage D section of Brisbane's Veloway (V1) Cycleway opens

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

THE Queensland Government last month announced the opening of the $24 million Stage D section of Brisbane's Veloway (V1) Cycleway, which enables cyclists to enjoy...

Eight strategic sites in Adelaide rezoned for mixed-use development by SA Government

Eight strategic sites in Adelaide rezoned for mixed-use development by SA Government

South Australia

Monday, 8 January 2018

SOUTH Australian Planning Minister John Rau has approved the rezoning of eight strategic development sites in metropolitan Adelaide, including the Hackney Hotel site at 95...

$6bn contract signed with Cross Yarra Partnership for Melbourne Metro tunnels and station package

$6bn contract signed with Cross Yarra Partnership for Melbourne Metro tunnels and station package

Victoria

Monday, 8 January 2018

THE Victorian Government last month announced that final contracts to deliver the $6 billion tunnels and stations package for Melbourne's Metro Tunnel project have been...

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Services on Outer Harbor and Grange lines resume following works on $238m Torrens Rail Junction Project

Services on Outer Harbor and Grange lines resume following works on $238m Torrens Rail Junction Project

South Australia

Monday, 15 January 2018

TRAIN services on Adelaide's Outer Harbor and Grange lines re-commenced today, after being temporarily closed since September to enable major works to be undertaken on...

Dwelling approvals increase 11.7 per cent in November

Dwelling approvals increase 11.7 per cent in November

Australia

Monday, 15 January 2018

FOLLOWING a downwardly revised decrease of 0.1 per cent in October, the total number of new dwellings approved in November increased by 11.7 per cent...

Stage 2 of Gold Coast Light Rail officially opens

Stage 2 of Gold Coast Light Rail officially opens

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

STAGE 2 of Gold Coast Light Rail has been delivered ahead of schedule, with the first passenger service on the $420 million, 7.3-kilometre extension taking...

Development application approved for Queen's Wharf Brisbane

Development application approved for Queen's Wharf Brisbane

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

THE $3 billion Queen's Wharf Brisbane integrated resort development is a step closer, after Economic Development Queensland last month approved Destination Brisbane Consortium's Plan of...

New development scheme for Bromelton State Development Area approved by Queensland Government

New development scheme for Bromelton State Development Area approved by Queensland Government

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

A NEW development scheme for the Bromelton State Development Area (SDA) is set to boost industrial growth and create jobs in the Beaudesert-Scenic Rim region...

Development scheme for $1.1bn Herston Quarter project approved by Queensland Government

Development scheme for $1.1bn Herston Quarter project approved by Queensland Government

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

QUEENSLAND Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick last month said another milestone in the $1.1 billion Herston Quarter development has been...

$24m Stage D section of Brisbane's Veloway (V1) Cycleway opens

$24m Stage D section of Brisbane's Veloway (V1) Cycleway opens

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

THE Queensland Government last month announced the opening of the $24 million Stage D section of Brisbane's Veloway (V1) Cycleway, which enables cyclists to enjoy...

Eight strategic sites in Adelaide rezoned for mixed-use development by SA Government

Eight strategic sites in Adelaide rezoned for mixed-use development by SA Government

South Australia

Monday, 8 January 2018

SOUTH Australian Planning Minister John Rau has approved the rezoning of eight strategic development sites in metropolitan Adelaide, including the Hackney Hotel site at 95...

$6bn contract signed with Cross Yarra Partnership for Melbourne Metro tunnels and station package

$6bn contract signed with Cross Yarra Partnership for Melbourne Metro tunnels and station package

Victoria

Monday, 8 January 2018

THE Victorian Government last month announced that final contracts to deliver the $6 billion tunnels and stations package for Melbourne's Metro Tunnel project have been...

Dwelling approvals increase 11.7 per cent in November

Dwelling approvals increase 11.7 per cent in November

Australia

Monday, 15 January 2018

FOLLOWING a downwardly revised decrease of 0.1 per cent in October, the total number of new dwellings approved in November increased by 11.7 per cent...

Australian Government announces $5m Princes Highway Corridor Strategy

Australian Government announces $5m Princes Highway Corridor Strategy

Australia

Monday, 18 December 2017

THE Australian Government last week said it will fully fund a $5 million strategy to establish Princes Highway priority upgrades between Sydney and Port Augusta...

National Cities Performance Framework launched by Australian Government

National Cities Performance Framework launched by Australian Government

Australia

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE Australian Government last week announced the launch of Australia's first National Cities Performance Framework, which will allow for the progress and performance of the...

Water bills could double by 2040 if reform action is not taken: Infrastructure Australia

Water bills could double by 2040 if reform action is not taken: Infrastructure Australia

Australia

Monday, 11 December 2017

WATER bills could more than double by 2040 unless steps are taken to reform Australia's urban water, Infrastructure Australia Chief Executive Philip Davies has warned.

Dwelling approvals increase by 0.9 per cent in October

Dwelling approvals increase by 0.9 per cent in October

Australia

Monday, 4 December 2017

FOLLOWING a downwardly revised increase of 0.6 per cent in September, the total number of new dwellings approved in October increased by 0.9 per cent...

PIA President calls for National Settlement Strategy, Chief Planner and Urban Design Protocol

PIA President calls for National Settlement Strategy, Chief Planner and Urban Design Protocol

Australia

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

PLANNING Institute of Australia (PIA) President, Brendan Nelson, has called on the Australian Government to play a more active and engaged role in the future...

Applications open for Round Two of Building Better Regions Fund

Applications open for Round Two of Building Better Regions Fund

Australia

Monday, 13 November 2017

APPLICATIONS for Round Two of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) are now open, with the program set to continue delivering projects that help rural...

Dwelling approvals up by 1.5 per cent in September

Dwelling approvals up by 1.5 per cent in September

Australia

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

FOLLOWING a downwardly revised increase of 0.1 per cent in August, the total number of new dwellings approved in September increased by 1.5 per cent...

Decisive action needed to manage congestion in Sydney and Melbourne: Grattan report

Decisive action needed to manage congestion in Sydney and Melbourne: Grattan report

Australia

Sunday, 8 October 2017

CONGESTION charges should be introduced in Sydney and Melbourne, according to a new Grattan Institute report that provides a detailed look at road congestion in...

Draft proposal for Hunter Region Special Infrastructure Contribution scheme placed on public exhibition

Draft proposal for Hunter Region Special Infrastructure Contribution scheme placed on public exhibition

New South Wales

Monday, 8 January 2018

NSW Parliamentary Secretary for Planning and the Hunter, Scot MacDonald, last month announced the first region-wide Special Infrastructure Contribution (SIC) scheme will apply in the...

Plans approved for $24m wave park at Sydney Olympic Park

Plans approved for $24m wave park at Sydney Olympic Park

New South Wales

Monday, 8 January 2018

PLANS for an open water surf sports lagoon at Sydney Olympic Park have been approved by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment, with the...

Plans finalised for station precincts at Macquarie Fields, Ingleburn, Minto, Leumeah, Campbelltown and Macarthur

Plans finalised for station precincts at Macquarie Fields, Ingleburn, Minto, Leumeah, Campbelltown and Macarthur

New South Wales

Monday, 8 January 2018

FOLLOWING community feedback on the draft Glenfield to Macarthur Urban Renewal Corridor Strategy, the NSW Government last month released the finalised plans for the station...

Draft regulation for combustible cladding reform released by NSW Government

Draft regulation for combustible cladding reform released by NSW Government

New South Wales

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE NSW Government last week said a package of proposed reforms will improve fire safety checks of buildings, following the high-rise fire disaster at London's...

NSW Government calls for feedback on draft freight and ports plan

NSW Government calls for feedback on draft freight and ports plan

New South Wales

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE NSW Government is seeking industry feedback on a draft plan that identifies key freight priorities to deliver a more efficient freight system across NSW.

Draft 20-year vision for Greater Newcastle released

Draft 20-year vision for Greater Newcastle released

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

A STRATEGIC and far-sighted plan for Greater Newcastle will see it forge ahead as a dynamic city with a globally competitive economy and a great...

Allianz and ANZ stadiums to be 'rebuilt and transformed': NSW Government

Allianz and ANZ stadiums to be 'rebuilt and transformed': NSW Government

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian last week announced that Allianz and ANZ stadiums will be rebuilt and transformed into world-class facilities to help ensure NSW remains...

NSW Government approves rezoning of Bella Vista and Kellyville precincts

NSW Government approves rezoning of Bella Vista and Kellyville precincts

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

THE NSW Government has approved the rezoning of the Bella Vista and Kellyville Precincts to support the development of new town centres, facilities and green...

NSW aims to become a greener state with draft Green Infrastructure Policy now on public exhibition

NSW aims to become a greener state with draft Green Infrastructure Policy now on public exhibition

New South Wales

Monday, 4 December 2017

THE NSW Government last week said it will create a greener Sydney and State to improve the health, economy, environment, infrastructure and biodiversity for all...

$6bn contract signed with Cross Yarra Partnership for Melbourne Metro tunnels and station package

$6bn contract signed with Cross Yarra Partnership for Melbourne Metro tunnels and station package

Victoria

Monday, 8 January 2018

THE Victorian Government last month announced that final contracts to deliver the $6 billion tunnels and stations package for Melbourne's Metro Tunnel project have been...

Contract signed for removal of four level crossings at Bonbeach, Carrum and Seaford

Contract signed for removal of four level crossings at Bonbeach, Carrum and Seaford

Victoria

Monday, 8 January 2018

THE Victorian Government last month announced that construction to remove level crossings on the Frankston line will get underway in 2018, beginning in Carrum and...

Contracts signed for Melbourne's $6.7bn West Gate Tunnel project

Contracts signed for Melbourne's $6.7bn West Gate Tunnel project

Victoria

Monday, 18 December 2017

CONSTRUCTION of Melbourne's West Gate Tunnel will begin next month, after Transurban last week finalised its contract with the Victorian Government to build and operate...

Updated native vegetation removal rules released by Victorian Government

Updated native vegetation removal rules released by Victorian Government

Victoria

Monday, 18 December 2017

THE Victorian Government last week said it is delivering on an election commitment to improve native vegetation removal regulations, with the release of updated 'Guidelines...

Selection and prioritisation of level crossing removals should be improved: Victorian Auditor-General

Selection and prioritisation of level crossing removals should be improved: Victorian Auditor-General

Victoria

Monday, 18 December 2017

VICTORIA'S Level Crossing Removal Authority should improve the rigour and transparency applied to site selection and prioritisation, site packaging and procurement, benefits management, and integration...

New forecasts of Melbourne travel in 2030 released by Infrastructure Victoria

New forecasts of Melbourne travel in 2030 released by Infrastructure Victoria

Victoria

Monday, 18 December 2017

INFRASTRUCTURE Victoria last week released new research providing insights into how Melburnians are predicted to use roads and public transport in 2030, with cars still...

Draft Local Government Bill 2018 released by Victorian Government

Draft Local Government Bill 2018 released by Victorian Government

Victoria

Monday, 18 December 2017

VICTORIAN Local Government Minister Marlene Kairouz last week released the draft Local Government Bill 2018, which would repeal and replace the Local Government Act 1989.

Legislation introduced to protect Victoria's Macedon Ranges

Legislation introduced to protect Victoria's Macedon Ranges

Victoria

Monday, 18 December 2017

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last week introduced a Bill into Parliament that will allow Macedon to be declared a distinctive area and provide strengthened...

Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report released

Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report released

Victoria

Monday, 11 December 2017

WITH the release of the Victorian Cladding Taskforce Interim Report, the Victorian Government this month said it will take action to prevent the use of...

Stage 2 of Gold Coast Light Rail officially opens

Stage 2 of Gold Coast Light Rail officially opens

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

STAGE 2 of Gold Coast Light Rail has been delivered ahead of schedule, with the first passenger service on the $420 million, 7.3-kilometre extension taking...

Development application approved for Queen's Wharf Brisbane

Development application approved for Queen's Wharf Brisbane

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

THE $3 billion Queen's Wharf Brisbane integrated resort development is a step closer, after Economic Development Queensland last month approved Destination Brisbane Consortium's Plan of...

New development scheme for Bromelton State Development Area approved by Queensland Government

New development scheme for Bromelton State Development Area approved by Queensland Government

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

A NEW development scheme for the Bromelton State Development Area (SDA) is set to boost industrial growth and create jobs in the Beaudesert-Scenic Rim region...

Development scheme for $1.1bn Herston Quarter project approved by Queensland Government

Development scheme for $1.1bn Herston Quarter project approved by Queensland Government

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

QUEENSLAND Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick last month said another milestone in the $1.1 billion Herston Quarter development has been...

$24m Stage D section of Brisbane's Veloway (V1) Cycleway opens

$24m Stage D section of Brisbane's Veloway (V1) Cycleway opens

Queensland

Monday, 8 January 2018

THE Queensland Government last month announced the opening of the $24 million Stage D section of Brisbane's Veloway (V1) Cycleway, which enables cyclists to enjoy...

Funding approved for $56m Intelligent Transport System on Bruce Highway

Funding approved for $56m Intelligent Transport System on Bruce Highway

Queensland

Monday, 18 December 2017

THE Australian Government has approved funding for a $56 million Intelligent Transport System (ITS) to deliver a safety warning system along the length of the...

Stockland receives approval for $830m Birtinya Town Centre masterplan development

Stockland receives approval for $830m Birtinya Town Centre masterplan development

Queensland

Monday, 18 December 2017

STOCKLAND last week announced it has received state and local planning approvals for the proposed $830 million Birtinya Town Centre masterplan development on Queensland's Sunshine...

Construction officially commences on $400m Ipswich Motorway upgrade project

Construction officially commences on $400m Ipswich Motorway upgrade project

Queensland

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

WORK has officially started on one of the biggest infrastructure projects in South East Queensland, with the first sod turned on the $400 million Ipswich...

Construction to soon start on $158m Brisbane International Cruise Terminal

Construction to soon start on $158m Brisbane International Cruise Terminal

Queensland

Sunday, 29 October 2017

QUEENSLAND'S first dedicated mega-cruise ship terminal has moved a step closer, after Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk last week said construction will soon commence on the Port...

Feedback called for Perth's Outer Harbour following release of 'Westport: Preparing for the Strategy'

Feedback called for Perth's Outer Harbour following release of 'Westport: Preparing for the Strategy'

Western Australia

Monday, 18 December 2017

THE WA Government has called for community feedback on its long-term Outer Harbour plan for Perth's future freight, trade, logistics, cruise shipping and defence needs...

Tenderers shortlisted to deliver Perth's first Smart Freeway

Tenderers shortlisted to deliver Perth's first Smart Freeway

Western Australia

Monday, 18 December 2017

FEDERAL Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher last week said Western Australian motorists will soon have a more efficient Kwinana Freeway, with potential contractors shortlisted...

Proposed new heritage legislation introduced to WA Parliament

Proposed new heritage legislation introduced to WA Parliament

Western Australia

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

THE WA Government has introduced a new Heritage Bill to State Parliament, which will replace the Heritage of Western Australia Act 1990 with modern, updated...

LandCorp and Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority to be merged as part of reform of WA land agencies

LandCorp and Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority to be merged as part of reform of WA land agencies

Western Australia

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

THE West Australian Government last week announced that its two land development agencies, LandCorp and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority, will be merged progressively over two...

Planning reform team appointed to guide improvements to WA planning system

Planning reform team appointed to guide improvements to WA planning system

Western Australia

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

THE West Australian Government has announced the appointment of a planning reform team, led by highly experienced town planner Evan Jones, to deliver improvements to...

Community input sought on new planning framework for Subiaco Redevelopment Area

Community input sought on new planning framework for Subiaco Redevelopment Area

Western Australia

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

THE WA Government last week announced the release of a draft redevelopment scheme and associated policies for Subiaco, which include the transfer of planning authority...

Construction begins on third and final section of NorthLink WA

Construction begins on third and final section of NorthLink WA

Western Australia

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

CONSTRUCTION is now under way on the third and final section of the $1.02 billion NorthLink WA, which will provide a free-flowing dual carriageway between...

Tenders called for planning and engineering services for Morley-Ellenbrook METRONET project

Tenders called for planning and engineering services for Morley-Ellenbrook METRONET project

Western Australia

Sunday, 29 October 2017

FOLLOWING the submission of business cases for Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link, the WA Government has now called for tenders for planning and engineering...

Site works begin for first stage of Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct in Perth

Site works begin for first stage of Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct in Perth

Western Australia

Monday, 23 October 2017

SITE work has begun on the first stage of the Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct (MHKP), which is located 12 kilometres south of Perth's CBD...

Services on Outer Harbor and Grange lines resume following works on $238m Torrens Rail Junction Project

Services on Outer Harbor and Grange lines resume following works on $238m Torrens Rail Junction Project

South Australia

Monday, 15 January 2018

TRAIN services on Adelaide's Outer Harbor and Grange lines re-commenced today, after being temporarily closed since September to enable major works to be undertaken on...

Eight strategic sites in Adelaide rezoned for mixed-use development by SA Government

Eight strategic sites in Adelaide rezoned for mixed-use development by SA Government

South Australia

Monday, 8 January 2018

SOUTH Australian Planning Minister John Rau has approved the rezoning of eight strategic development sites in metropolitan Adelaide, including the Hackney Hotel site at 95...

SA Government finalises contracts for $280m worth of development at Port Adelaide's waterfront

SA Government finalises contracts for $280m worth of development at Port Adelaide's waterfront

South Australia

Monday, 18 December 2017

CONSTRUCTION has begun on the redevelopment of Dock One at Port Adelaide into a residential, commercial and tourist precinct, after contracts for more than 21...

Adelaide's $160m O-Bahn City Access Project now open

Adelaide's $160m O-Bahn City Access Project now open

South Australia

Monday, 18 December 2017

ADELAIDE'S $160 million O-Bahn City Access Project was last week officially opened at a community day marking the completion of the major construction project, which...

Extension of Adelaide's O-Bahn to Golden Grove to be investigated by SA Government

Extension of Adelaide's O-Bahn to Golden Grove to be investigated by SA Government

South Australia

Monday, 4 December 2017

THE SouthAustralian Government last week announced it will conduct a feasibility study into the extension of the O-Bahn bus network from Tea Tree Plaza to...

Port Adelaide Spur Line and Oaklands Crossing Grade Separation among projects to be considered by SA Parliamentary Public Works Committee

Port Adelaide Spur Line and Oaklands Crossing Grade Separation among projects to be considered by SA Parliamentary Public Works Committee

South Australia

Monday, 23 October 2017

MORE than $200 million of infrastructure projects committed to as part of the 2017-18 South Australian Budget were last week considered by the Parliamentary Public...

SA Government to invest $300m for 400 new buses for Adelaide Metro network

SA Government to invest $300m for 400 new buses for Adelaide Metro network

South Australia

Monday, 23 October 2017

THE South Australian Government last week announced plans to invest $300 million over ten years for 400 new buses to service the Adelaide Metro network...

Adelaide's O-Bahn bus stops to be upgraded ahead of city tunnel completion

Adelaide's O-Bahn bus stops to be upgraded ahead of city tunnel completion

South Australia

Monday, 18 September 2017

ALMOST 30 digital bus stops are proposed for the city, and signage has been upgraded at O-Bahn interchanges in preparation for the opening of the...

EOIs called for $200m-plus of public transport projects in SA, including Oaklands Crossing project

EOIs called for $200m-plus of public transport projects in SA, including Oaklands Crossing project

South Australia

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

EXPRESSIONS of interest are being called for more than $200 million of public transport projects in South Australia, including the $174.3 million Oaklands Crossing upgrade...

Launceston City Deal set to deliver transformation of Launceston

Launceston City Deal set to deliver transformation of Launceston

Tasmania

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

THE Commonwealth and Tasmanian governments and the City of Launceston last week signed the Launceston City Deal, which is a five-year plan from 2017 to...

Tasmanian Government calls for feedback on draft planning bill

Tasmanian Government calls for feedback on draft planning bill

Tasmania

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein has called for feedback on a draft bill that will amend the Land Use Planning and Approvals...

Tasmania's new State Planning Provisions finalised

Tasmania's new State Planning Provisions finalised

Tasmania

Monday, 27 February 2017

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week said Tasmania will become the first state to implement a single, statewide planning scheme after...

Infrastructure Australia approves business case for Hobart STEM relocation

Infrastructure Australia approves business case for Hobart STEM relocation

Tasmania

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

INFRASTRUCTURE Australia, the nation's independent infrastructure advisor, has approved the business case for the relocation of the University of Tasmania's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics...

New vision for Hobart's Macquarie Point unveiled by Tasmanian Government

New vision for Hobart's Macquarie Point unveiled by Tasmanian Government

Tasmania

Sunday, 18 December 2016

TASMANIAN Premier Will Hodgman and the Minister for State Growth Matthew Groom last week announced a 'reset' of the vision for Macquarie Point in response...

Concept plans revealed for Devonport Living City Waterfront

Concept plans revealed for Devonport Living City Waterfront

Tasmania

Sunday, 11 December 2016

THE waterfront precinct concept plans for the Living City project in Devonport were unveiled for public feedback last week, showcasing the next stage of the...

State Planning Provisions report under consideration by Tasmanian Government

State Planning Provisions report under consideration by Tasmanian Government

Tasmania

Sunday, 11 December 2016

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week said he has received the Tasmanian Planning Commission's report on the draft State Planning Provisions...

Tasmania's Building Bill 2016 passed by State Parliament

Tasmania's Building Bill 2016 passed by State Parliament

Tasmania

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

TASMANIAN Building and Construction Minister Guy Barnett last week announced that the Building Bill 2016 has been passed by State Parliament, which forms part of...

Tasmanian Government announces independent review of Climate Change Act

Tasmanian Government announces independent review of Climate Change Act

Tasmania

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

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

ACT Government calls for feedback on improving housing choice

ACT Government calls for feedback on improving housing choice

ACT

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

THE Canberra community is being encouraged to have their say on broadening the mix of housing in the Territory, with a new Housing Choices Discussion...

Nine rapid bus routes to roll out in Canberra in 2018

Nine rapid bus routes to roll out in Canberra in 2018

ACT

Monday, 23 October 2017

THE ACT Government last week said that it will deliver its election commitment to expand the 'rapid' bus network two years ahead of schedule, with...

New pre DA consultation guidelines to deliver better development outcomes in ACT

New pre DA consultation guidelines to deliver better development outcomes in ACT

ACT

Monday, 24 July 2017

THE ACT Government has called for community and industry feedback on new guidelines that aim to encourage developers to have meaningful engagement with the community prior...

Stop names announced for first stage of Canberra's light rail network

Stop names announced for first stage of Canberra's light rail network

ACT

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

ACT Transport Canberra and City Services Minister Meegan Fitzharris last week said stage one of Canberra's light rail project has reached a landmark with the...

Ararat wind farm powers ACT towards 100 per cent renewable electricity target

Ararat wind farm powers ACT towards 100 per cent renewable electricity target

ACT

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

SEVENTY-FIVE turbines at the Ararat wind farm in Victoria are now feeding renewable electricity into the national grid as part of the ACT's 100 per...

Doma Group selected as preferred tenderer for the Canberra Brickworks development

Doma Group selected as preferred tenderer for the Canberra Brickworks development

ACT

Monday, 17 April 2017

THE preferred tenderer for the Canberra Brickworks has proposed an exciting long-term solution for this unique heritage precinct which will open up the site to...

Development application lodged for Red Hill Public Housing Precinct Redevelopment in Canberra

Development application lodged for Red Hill Public Housing Precinct Redevelopment in Canberra

ACT

Sunday, 2 April 2017

AN estate development plan for the former Red Hill public housing precinct, produced in consultation with the local community, has been lodged as a development...

New agencies to deliver a renewed CBD and increased land supply in ACT

New agencies to deliver a renewed CBD and increased land supply in ACT

ACT

Sunday, 2 April 2017

THE ACT Government introduced legislation last week to establish the City Renewal Authority and the Suburban Land Agency, which will help to deliver a renewed...

ACT Government unveils new Ministerial team following election

ACT Government unveils new Ministerial team following election

ACT

Sunday, 6 November 2016

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

Tenders called to deliver Barneson Boulevard link in Darwin CBD

Tenders called to deliver Barneson Boulevard link in Darwin CBD

Northern Territory

Monday, 11 December 2017

THE Australian and Northern Territory governments last week called for tenders for the construction of the $39.5 million Barneson Boulevard, which will help to more...

Central Darwin Area Plan Discussion Paper released by NT Planning Commission

Central Darwin Area Plan Discussion Paper released by NT Planning Commission

Northern Territory

Sunday, 29 October 2017

THE Northern Territory Planning Commission has released a discussion paper to help inform the preparation of the Central Darwin Area Plan, which will provide long-term...

'Planning for a Vibrant Future' discussion paper released by NT Government

'Planning for a Vibrant Future' discussion paper released by NT Government

Northern Territory

Monday, 23 October 2017

NORTHERN TERRITORY Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics, Nicole Manison, last week announced the start of a process to improve the Territory's planning system and...

Blanket dual occupancy policy to be removed from NT Planning Scheme

Blanket dual occupancy policy to be removed from NT Planning Scheme

Northern Territory

Sunday, 8 October 2017

NORTHERN TERRITORY Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics Minister Nicole Manison last week announced there will be no blanket dual occupancy policy following a review of the...

ARM Architecture and Troppo win contract to design $50m Museum of the Northern Territory

ARM Architecture and Troppo win contract to design $50m Museum of the Northern Territory

Northern Territory

Monday, 2 October 2017

NORTHERN TERRITORY Tourism and Culture Minister Lauren Moss last week announced that a partnership between ARM Architecture and Troppo has been selected as the successful...

Feedback invited on plans to green Darwin's CBD as part of Barneson Boulevard and Tiger Brennan Drive Stage 3

Feedback invited on plans to green Darwin's CBD as part of Barneson Boulevard and Tiger Brennan Drive Stage 3

Northern Territory

Monday, 2 October 2017

DARWIN residents have been invited to have their say on landscaping and enhancing public space for one of the city's priority infrastructure projects, Barneson Boulevard...

Commonwealth and NT governments enter into agreement to create Darwin City Deal

Commonwealth and NT governments enter into agreement to create Darwin City Deal

Northern Territory

Monday, 29 May 2017

THE Commonwealth and Northern Territory governments have signed a Memorandum of Understanding as a step towards a future City Deal for Darwin that will aim...

$100m announced for transformation of the Darwin CBD

$100m announced for transformation of the Darwin CBD

Northern Territory

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

NORTHERN Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner this week unveiled a $100 million plan to rejuvenate the Darwin CBD and transform the city centre into a...

NT Planning Minister announces dual occupancy review

NT Planning Minister announces dual occupancy review

Northern Territory

Monday, 10 October 2016

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

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Inefficient tax slugs all homebuyers

By Lyndall Bryant / Published by The Conversation. So developer charges were introduced as a "user pays" method of funding new urban infrastructure. These charges are levied on property developers by...

Speaking with: Crystal Legacy on the politics of transport infrastructure

Speaking with: Crystal Legacy on the politics of transport infrastructure

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

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

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

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