Australian Capital Territory

Car park at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Industry consultation begins for Canberra's Smart Parking trial

A NEW real-time parking system that aims to reduce congestion and help drivers find parking spots is a step closer in Canberra, after the ACT Government last week commenced industry consultation for its Smart Parking trial.

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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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