Map of proposed Melbourne Metro Rail

Melbourne Metro Rail project to be delivered as a public-private partnership

VICTORIAN Treasurer Tim Pallas and Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week confirmed the procurement strategy for the Melbourne Metro Rail Project, which aims to transform Melbourne's train network into an international-style metro system with twin nine-kilometre underground tunnels between South Yarra and South Kensington.

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  • Category: Victoria
Brisbane, Queensland

EOI opens for new Queensland Urban Design and Places Panel

THE State Government will soon call for Expressions of Interest for the newly created Queensland Urban Design and Places Panel to help state and local governments deliver high-quality infrastructure, planning and urban projects.

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  • Category: Queensland
Black Mountain, Canberra

ACT Planning Minister releases Statement of Planning Intent

ACT Planning Minister Mick Gentleman last week released his Statement of Planning Intent, which he said advocates the thoughtful management of urban growth while simultaneously increasing innovation in the Territory's planning system to deliver a better Canberra.

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  • Category: ACT
Artist's impression of Morley Drive-Tonkin Highway intersection

Work on Stage 1 of NorthLink WA to begin next year

WORK will start in early 2016 on the Tonkin Grade Separations, the first stage of the $1.12 billion NorthLink WA initiative, which aims to enhance freight efficiency and productivity by improving the link between Perth and the north west of WA.

'Brisbane Alight'

Three new planning bills introduced to Queensland Parliament

THE Queensland Government last week introduced three planning bills to the Queensland Parliament as part of reforms that aim to establish a better planning system for Queensland that will deliver confidence and transparency for the community and greater certainty for industry.

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  • Category: Queensland

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