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Dwelling approvals decrease by 12.6 per cent in October

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 9.3 per cent in September, the total number of new dwellings approved in October decreased by 12.6 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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Southern Cross Station, Melbourne

Federal Government responds to Australian Infrastructure Plan

THE Federal Government last week released its response to the Australian Infrastructure Plan, which accepts 69 of Infrastructure Australia's 78 recommendations and commits to the development of urban rail plans with 'willing' state governments for the nation's five biggest cities.

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Artist's impression of light rail in Parramatta CBD

Australian Government releases Value Capture Discussion Paper

USING 'value capture' to help deliver more infrastructure is the subject of a discussion paper released last week by Urban Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher and Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation Angus Taylor.

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House under construction

Dwelling approvals decrease by 8.7 per cent in September

FOLLOWING a decrease of 1.8 per cent in August, the total number of new dwellings approved in September decreased by 8.7 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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From housing assets to housing people: Fixing Australia's social housing system

IPA launches plan to fix Australia's 'broken' public housing system

A MAJOR new report by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, with financial modelling by KPMG, released at the National Press Club last week, outlines a plan to fix Australia's struggling public housing system by providing more money and more places for vulnerable households.

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New House

Dwelling approvals decrease by 1.8 per cent in August

FOLLOWING an increase of 12.0 per cent in July, the total number of new dwellings approved in August decreased by 1.8 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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M80 Ring Road, near Thomastown, Melbourne

Four more projects added to Australia's Infrastructure Priority List

INFRASTRUCTURE Australia, the nation's independent infrastructure advisor, last week updated its Infrastructure Priority List to include four additional projects that address Australia's current infrastructure gaps and meet the challenges of the future.

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