Australia

Trees in Yarra Park, Melbourne

Australia's first guide for urban forestry launched

AUSTRALIA'S first comprehensive guide to growing and maintaining tree populations in urban areas was last week launched by the City of Melbourne, the Victorian Government, and the 202020 Vision.

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New housing in the southern Wollongong suburb of Berkeley

Dwelling approvals up by 2.4 per cent in May

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 5.2 per cent in April, the number of new dwellings approved in May increased by 2.4 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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Mac Mines Mining Camp, Queensland

Australian Government responds to FIFO report

THE Australian Government last week released its response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Australia report 'Cancer of the bush or salvation for our cities? Fly-in, fly-out and drive-in, drive-out workforce practices in Regional Australia'.

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House under construction

Dwelling approvals fall 4.4 per cent in April

AFTER recording an upwardly revised increase of 2.9 per cent in March, the number of new dwellings approved in April decreased by 4.4 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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'Railway under concrete', Wingfield, Adelaide

Australian Infrastructure Audit Report released

AUSTRALIA'S productivity and quality of life will be tested, with population and economic growth set to cause increasing congestion and bottlenecks, according to the nation's first-ever comprehensive infrastructure audit.

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