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Artist's impression of a single-deck train at Kellyville Station, which forms part of Sydney Metro Northwest

Sydney Metro authority comes into effect

THE NSW Government this week said a new transport era has started in Sydney with the new Sydney Metro statutory authority coming into effect to deliver the city's world-class metro system.

Concept image of North Melbourne Station concourse as part of Metro Tunnel project

Designs revealed for Melbourne Metro Tunnel stations

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week unveiled the final designs for the five underground stations to be built as part of the Metro Tunnel project, which she said will combine functionality, space and natural light with the latest in public transport infrastructure design.

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  • Category: Victoria
Melbourne Bike Share

Cycling key to unlocking congestion: City of Melbourne discussion paper

WITH a bike lane able to carry three times as many people as a traffic lane in less than half the space, getting more city commuters onto bikes is a vital piece to solving the transport congestion puzzle, according to a City of Melbourne discussion paper released last week.

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  • Category: Victoria
Artist's impression of Parramatta Light Rail at Church Street

Stage 1 of Parramatta Light Rail approved

CONSTRUCTION of Parramatta Light Rail will start within months after planning approval was granted for stage 1 of the project from Westmead to Carlingford via Parramatta CBD and Camellia, the NSW Government announced last week.

House under construction

Dwelling approvals decrease by 5.0 per cent in April

FOLLOWING an increase of 3.5 per cent in March, the total number of new dwellings approved in April decreased by 5.0 per cent, in seasonally adjusted terms, according to the latest figures released last week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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  • Category: Australia
Artist's impression of the proposed Walsh Bay Arts Precinct

Sydney's Walsh Bay Arts Precinct gets the green light

WALSH Bay's transformation to become a world-class arts precinct is one step closer after approvals were received for the two state significant planning applications and the local residents and owners' approval, the NSW Government announced last week.

Melbourne city skyline

Draft Budget 2018/19 released by City of Melbourne

THE City of Melbourne will deliver its biggest budget ever in 2018/19, with more than $576 million worth of community services, initiatives and capital works projects designed to help the city cope with an unprecedented population increase in coming years.

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  • Category: Victoria

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