Draft South East Queensland Regional Plan

Draft South East Queensland Regional Plan released

THE Queensland Government last week announced the release of the draft South East Queensland Regional Plan, which provides a 50 year vision for the South East, with a focus on community, affordable living, future jobs and maximising existing infrastructure.

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  • Category: Queensland
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and NSW Premier Mike Baird at the announcement of the Western Sydney City Deal

Western Sydney City Deal to deliver jobs, housing and improved transport

THE Australian and New South Wales governments have committed to a generational deal to deliver almost 100,000 jobs, more housing and improved transport for outer Western Sydney in the first City Deal for New South Wales – described as the nation's largest ever planning and investment partnership.

From housing assets to housing people: Fixing Australia's social housing system

IPA launches plan to fix Australia's 'broken' public housing system

A MAJOR new report by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, with financial modelling by KPMG, released at the National Press Club last week, outlines a plan to fix Australia's struggling public housing system by providing more money and more places for vulnerable households.

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  • Category: Australia
Artist's impression of Sydney Olympic Park precinct

NSW Government unveils Sydney Olympic Park Masterplan 2030

PLANS for the biggest revitalisation of Sydney Olympic Park in its history were released by the NSW Government last week, with the precinct overhaul set to provide homes for 23,500 residents, businesses, new transport links, parklands and retail.

Fishermans Bend Vision

Final Fishermans Bend Vision released by Victorian Government

NEW standards of innovation and sustainability will drive development of Fishermans Bend, with the release of the 2050 vision document establishing a clear direction for future planning work and delivery, the Victorian Government announced earlier this month.

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  • Category: Victoria
Launch of Chadstone Shopping Centre's $660m development

First stage of Chadstone Shopping Centre's $660m expansion opens

MORE than 60 new retail stores, two new dining precincts and a new state-of-the-art HOYTS cinema complex were unveiled last week following the opening of the first and most significant phase of Chadstone Shopping Centre's $660 million development.

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  • Category: Victoria
Victoria's Draft 30-Year Infrastructure Strategy

Infrastructure Victoria releases draft 30 Year Strategy

Infrastructure Victoria last week released a draft of Victoria's first ever state-wide, cross-sector infrastructure strategy for the next 30 years, with recommendations including increased densities in established areas, a network-wide road pricing scheme and high-capacity signalling upgrades on Melbourne's metropolitan rail network.

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  • Category: Victoria
Artist's impression of level crossing removal project at Main Road, St Albans

St Albans level crossing removals to be completed by end of year

VICTORIAN Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan last week announced that a construction blitz will allow the level crossings at Main Road and Furlong Road, St Albans, to be removed by the end of the year – more than six months ahead of schedule.

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  • Category: Victoria

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