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EastLink, Melbourne

IPA calls for national leadership to manage road congestion issues

THE release of Transurban's road user study at Infrastructure Partnerships Australia's annual Partnerships symposium confirms the need for a detailed national process to fix transport, according to the peak body for the nation's infrastructure sector.

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House under construction

Dwelling approvals fall 2.9 per cent in June

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 5.2 per cent in May, the total number of new dwellings decreased in June decreased by 2.9 per cent, in seasonally adjusted terms, according to the latest figures released this week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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House under construction

Dwelling approvals decrease 5.2 per cent in May

FOLLOWING a revised increase of 3.3 per cent in April, the total number of new dwellings decreased in May decreased by 5.2 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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Great Northern Highway, Western Australia

ALGA releases 2016-17 State of the Regions report

THE Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) last month released the 2016-17 State of the Regions report, which finds a widening gap in employment rates, household incomes and productivity between and within Australia's regions and cities.

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Dwelling approvals increase by 3.0 per cent in April

FOLLOWING a revised increase of 2.9 per cent in March, the total number of new dwellings approved in April increased by 3.0 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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'New Units'

Dwelling approvals increase by 3.7 per cent in March

FOLLOWING a revised increase of 2.9 per cent in February, the total number of new dwellings approved in March increased by 3.7 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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Smart Cities Plan

Australian Government launches 'Smart Cities Plan'

AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last week released the Smart Cities Plan, which aims to deliver jobs closer to homes, more affordable housing, better transport connections and healthy environments.

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New House

Dwelling approvals increase by 3.1 per cent in February

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 6.6 per cent in January, the total number of new dwellings approved in February increased by 3.1 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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