Artist's impression of stop at Market Street as part of the Newcastle Light Rail project

Newcastle Light Rail to be a majority wire-free system

NEWCASTLE is set to be the only city in Australia with a majority wire-free light rail system, after Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week announced the removal of overhead wires from the Newcastle light rail plan as part of a suite of upgrades.

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$271m announced for third stage of Melbourne Park redevelopment

VICTORIAN Treasurer Tim Pallas and Sports Minister John Eren have announced $271.55 million to complete the third stage of the Melbourne Park redevelopment, which they said will ensure Melbourne remains the global home of sport and entertainment.

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Adelaide city skyline

Adelaide Lord Mayor calls for national population strategy

ADELAIDE Lord Mayor Martin Haese has called for a National Population Strategy to address the inequity of population growth in Australia, as well as an investigation into reinstating Adelaide's special migration status to support population growth.

Townsville City Deal Implementation Plan

Implementation Plan released for Townsville City Deal

THE Australian and Queensland governments, together with Townsville City Council, have announced the release of the Implementation Plan for the Townsville City Deal, which identifies how commitments will be delivered over the next five years.

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  • Category: Queensland
Launceston City Deal

Launceston City Deal set to deliver transformation of Launceston

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 2022 that aims to position Launceston as one of Australia's most liveable and innovative regional cities.

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  • Category: Tasmania
Darwin city skyline

$100m announced for transformation of the Darwin CBD

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 world-class tourist and cultural destination through a number of key priority projects.

Parramatta CBD Strategic Transport Study

Parramatta CBD Strategic Transport Study released

WITH Parramatta's Central Business District undergoing a major transformation, City of Parramatta Council has proposed a number of strategies to tackle future traffic congestion and enhance the City's liveability and amenity.

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