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Tenants set to gain more rights under Victorian Government's tenancy reform package

A COMMISSIONER for Residential Tenancies will be appointed to champion the rights of private renters and landlords will no longer be able to terminate a tenancy using non-specified reasons or unreasonably refuse requests for tenants to keep pets under a proposed tenancy reform package unveiled by the Victorian Government last week.

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  • Category: Victoria
Brisbane Veloway 1

Funding announced for final stage of Brisbane's Veloway 1

THE Queensland Government has announced funding for the final stage of Brisbane's Veloway 1 (V1) cycleway, which will provide a 17-kilometre link between Brisbane city and the Gateway Motorway off-ramp at Eight Mile Plains.

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  • Category: Queensland
'Building a New Part of Sydney'

Dwelling approvals increase by 0.4 per cent in August

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 1.2 per cent in July, the total number of new dwellings approved in August increased by 0.4 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 conference centre and hotel at Ballarat Station Precinct

Heritage Victoria grants permit for Ballarat Station precinct revitalisation

THE Victorian Government last week announced that Heritage Victoria has granted a permit for the $50 million Ballarat Station precinct revitalisation, which includes an upgrade to the historic Goods Shed, a new convention and events centre, a Quest Apartment Hotel, shops, restaurants and a new public plaza.

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  • Category: Victoria
Gosford, NSW

NSW Government Architect to assist with Gosford CBD revitalisation

THE NSW Government last week said the much-anticipated revitalisation of Gosford's CBD and waterfront will be guided by the expertise of the NSW Government Architect in order to deliver improved infrastructure and fast-track housing supply as part of the Central Coast Regional Plan.

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