WA's development contribution policy updated

THE policy guiding the contribution developers make to community infrastructure when undertaking developments in Western Australia has been updated and is available for public comment, the State Government announced last week.

Wynyard Walk, Sydney

Sydney's Wynyard Walk opens to pedestrians

THE NSW Government last week announced that Sydney's newest pedestrian tunnel has opened to the public – boosting convenience and safety for pedestrians in the heart of the CBD.

Artist's impression of Parkville Station

Enabling works begin on Melbourne's Metro Tunnel project

THE Victorian Government last week announced the start of enabling works on the $10.9 billion Metro Tunnel project, which will help to pave the way for the construction of the 9-kilometre rail link between South Kensington and South Yarra.

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Board appointments announced for Office of Projects Victoria

THE Victorian Government last week said that professionals bringing a wide range of skills and years of expertise to oversee Victoria's growing pipeline of major infrastructure projects have been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Office of Projects Victoria (OPV).

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Badgerys Creek Road and parkland, near the site of the proposed Western Sydney Airport

Environmental Impact Statement released for Western Sydney Airport

AUSTRALIAN Urban Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher last week announced the release of the Western Sydney Airport Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), which will be considered by the Environment Minister to inform the development of conditions or provisions that may be placed on the proposed airport.

Brisbane, Queensland

Brisbane's West Village development called in by Queensland Government

QUEENSLAND Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning Jackie Trad last week said she has called in the West Village mixed-use development application on the Absoe site in West End, describing it as a significant urban renewal project for Brisbane.

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'Brisbane Alight'

Brisbane City Council launches 10 point public transport plan

BRISBANE City Council's Public and Active Transport Chairman, Adrian Schrinner, last week unveiled the Council's 10 Point Plan to fix public transport in Brisbane and called on the State Government to implement its ideas as a matter of urgency.

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EastLink, Melbourne

IPA calls for national leadership to manage road congestion issues

THE release of Transurban's road user study at Infrastructure Partnerships Australia's annual Partnerships symposium confirms the need for a detailed national process to fix transport, according to the peak body for the nation's infrastructure sector.

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