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Artist's impression of Southland Station platform 2

Southland Station opens at Cheltenham in Melbourne's south-east

THE Victorian Government this week opened Southland Station at Cheltenham in Melbourne's south-east, which it said would provide better access to one of Melbourne's largest shopping precincts, reduce traffic congestion and provide an economic boost to the area.

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  • Category: Victoria
Melbourne Airport

Discussions begin on business case for Melbourne Airport rail link

AUSTRALIAN Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher last week joined state representatives to meet with industry and local government to discuss the Melbourne Airport rail link business case.

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  • Category: Victoria
Artist's impression of proposed pop-up park on Elizabeth Street, Melbourne

Melbourne's Elizabeth Street to get a pop-up park over summer

THE City of Melbourne will create a 375-square-metre pop-up park on the eastern side of Elizabeth Street between Flinders Lane and Flinders Street to provide a dynamic space for pedestrians over summer between December 2017 and February 2018.

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  • Category: Victoria
Mount Panorama, Bathurst

Applications open for Round Two of Building Better Regions Fund

APPLICATIONS for Round Two of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) are now open, with the program set to continue delivering projects that help rural, regional, and remote communities reach their potential, the Australian Government said last week.

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  • Category: Australia
Sydney Airport

Procurement strategy announced for construction of $5.3bn Western Sydney Airport

THE Australian Government-owned company, WSA Co, has announced its procurement strategy for the construction of the $5.3 billion Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek in Sydney's west, which will require 22 million cubic metres of earth to be moved, one million square metres of airside pavements and 30 kilometres of landside roads to be constructed.

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