Australian Capital Territory

Artist's impression of light rail on Northbourne Avenue, Canberra

Two consortia shortlisted for Capital Metro stage one

TWO consortia have been shortlisted to deliver the first-stage of Canberra's light rail network, which will support more than 3,500 jobs during construction and deliver more than $1 billion in benefits to the ACT economy, Minister for Capital Metro Simon Corbell announced last week.

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Artist's impression of Canberra Brickworks precinct

LDA releases revised master plan for Canberra Brickworks precinct

THE historic Canberra Brickworks and its surrounds will be transformed into a showcase urban renewal project over the next decade, according to a revised strategy and master plan released last week by the ACT Government's Land Development Agency (LDA).

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Black Mountain, Canberra

Public housing revamp to drive urban renewal in Canberra

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr last week outlined the ACT Government's vision to deliver urban renewal in Canberra, with a major overhaul of public housing to form one of the key components of the government's urban renewal agenda.

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Artist's impression of new Canberra Convention Centre

Winner announced for design of Canberra's new convention centre

LOCAL firm Guida Moseley Brown (GMB) and Rome-based architect Massimiliano Fuksas have been appointed to develop a reference design for the $500-700 million Canberra Convention Centre, after submitting an initial design that exhibited 'poetic and sculptural treatment of architectural form'.

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Artist's impression of light rail on Flemington Road, Canberra

First stage of Canberra's Capital Metro network may be extended to Russell

A CITY to Russell extension option will be included in the Request for Proposal for the first stage of Canberra's light rail network in response to strong support from the community and local business, Minister for Capital Metro, Simon Corbell, announced last week.

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Albany Wind Farm

Three wind farm projects win contracts in ACT Government wind power auction

TWO wind farm projects in Victoria and another in South Australia have been revealed as the winners of the ACT Government's 200 megawatt wind power auction, as part of plans for renewable energy sources to generate 90 per cent of the Territory's energy usage by 2020.

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'At The End Of The Tunnel', next to Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra

ACT ministry reshuffle includes creation of new urban renewal portfolio

A NEW portfolio of Minister for Urban Renewal will bring together infrastructure renewal and the promotion of social and cultural activity at a suburban level, according to ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr, who this week announced a reshuffled ministry.

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Artist's impression of City Station

Next round of consultation begins for Capital Metro light rail project

THE ACT Government this week launched the next round of consultation for the proposed Capital Metro light rail project in Canberra, with public input invited on design guidelines relating to landscaping, walking and cycling, light rail stop design and the overall vision for the corridor.

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