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ShapingSEQ - South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017

Final South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 released

THE Queensland Government last week announced the release of the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017, also known as ShapingSEQ, which replaces the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009-203 and provides a regional framework for growth and development.

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  • Category: Queensland
Artist's impression of proposed Museum of Applied Arts and Science on Parramatta's Riverbank

Plans announced for new museum and cultural precinct in Parramatta

THE City of Parramatta Council and the NSW Government last week announced they will deliver a new arts and cultural precinct on a site next to the Parramatta River, which will include a new flagship Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) and an enlarged and enhanced Riverside Theatres.

Gold Coast's G:link light rail system

Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 moves closer to completion

THE final piece of track has been connected on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2 and the future of the G:Link has been cemented with $5 million towards developing a business case for Stage 3, the Queensland Government announced last week.

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  • Category: Queensland
Map of Mackay Ring Road Stage 1

CPB Contractors selected for Stage 1 of Mackay Ring Road

THE Mackay Ring Road project reached a major milestone last week after CPB Contractors was announced as the successful tenderer to build Stage 1 of the project, which involves an 11.3-kilometre highway to divert traffic from the Bruce Highway at Stockroute Road to the Bald Hill Road intersection.

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  • Category: Queensland

Dwelling approvals increase by 10.9 per cent in June

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 5.4 per cent in May, the total number of new dwellings approved in June increased by 10.9 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 Adelaide Casino expansion

SKYCITY commits to $330 million expansion of Adelaide Casino

SKYCITY Entertainment has committed to a $330 million expansion of the Adelaide Casino within the Festival Plaza precinct, which forms the final component of the transformation of the neglected space into a world-class destination in the heart of the Adelaide Riverbank's entertainment precinct.

Solar panels in Maules Creek, NSW

Four new solar projects approved in NSW

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment last week announced the approval of four new solar projects in western NSW that could power more than 100,000 homes and create up to 645 construction jobs.

NSW Public Private Partnership Guidelines 2017

Revised NSW Public Private Partnership Guidelines 2017 released

THE NSW Government last week said a streamlined process for engaging with private sector bidders on major Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) will enable it to find more innovative solutions to meet the state's infrastructure and service needs at the best value to taxpayers.

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