Crookwell Wind Farm, NSW

NSW Government releases new wind energy framework

THE NSW Government last month announced the release of a new wind energy framework, which aims to encourage opportunities to harness clean energy, and ensure the interests of local communities are taken into account during project assessments.

Artist's impression of Arden Station

EES for Melbourne Metro project approved by Victorian Planning Minister

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne last month signed off on the Environmental Effects Statement for the $10.9 billion Melbourne Metro Tunnel project, which will deliver a 9-kilometre rail link between South Kensington and South Yarra and include five new underground stations.

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  • Category: Victoria
House under construction

Dwelling approvals increase by 7 per cent in November

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 11.8 per cent in October, the total number of new dwellings approved in November increased by 7.0 per cent, in seasonally adjusted terms, according to the latest figures released this month by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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  • Category: Australia

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