New South Wales

Artist's impression of new plaza, looking from Cope Street towards Botany Road

Planning process commences to deliver Waterloo Metro Quarter

THE planning process has started to deliver the Metro Quarter – with new community facilities, homes, shops and public open space located above Sydney Metro's new Waterloo Station, the NSW Government announced last week.

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Artist's impression of Parramatta Light Rail at Church Street

Stage 1 of Parramatta Light Rail approved

CONSTRUCTION of Parramatta Light Rail will start within months after planning approval was granted for stage 1 of the project from Westmead to Carlingford via Parramatta CBD and Camellia, the NSW Government announced last week.

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Artist's impression of the proposed Walsh Bay Arts Precinct

Sydney's Walsh Bay Arts Precinct gets the green light

WALSH Bay's transformation to become a world-class arts precinct is one step closer after approvals were received for the two state significant planning applications and the local residents and owners' approval, the NSW Government announced last week.

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Draft Design Guide for Heritage

Heritage Council of NSW releases draft design guide

THE Heritage Council of NSW has released a draft design guide intended to make it easier to manage heritage design works, with the document on public exhibition until 17 August 2018.

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Sydney CBD

City of Sydney's 2018/19 Budget placed on public exhibition

The City of Sydney last week said its $1.6 billion 10-year budget for capital works will increase open space, build major community infrastructure, reduce carbon pollution and provide new facilities for its growing population.

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Artist's impression of the M4-M5 Link Rozelle Interchange and new green space at the former Rozelle Rail Yards

Rozelle Interchange shortlist announced

CONSTRUCTION of the M4-M5 Link, the most important stage of WestConnex is moving ahead with applicants shortlisted to build the WestConnex Rozelle Interchange and Iron Cove Link, the NSW Government announced last week.

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Kurraba Point, Sydney

NSW Government announces $290m for more green and open spaces

THE NSW Government last week unveiled its new $290 million Open Spaces and Greener Sydney package, which includes $100 million to secure strategic green space, $20 million to build more than 200 new or upgraded playgrounds and $30 million to open up 81 school ovals and playgrounds for public use during school holidays.

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Artist's impression of South East Wilton

New suburb gets the green light at Wilton in Sydney's south west

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment has given the green light for the development of a new master planned community in Wilton, in Sydney's south west, which will contain around 3,600 new homes for an estimated 9,600 future residents.

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Sun setting over wind farm, Southern Tablelands NSW

NSW Government approves $643m Liverpool Range Wind Farm

NSW Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts last week announced approval of the $643 million Liverpool Range Wind Farm, which will generate almost one gigawatt of electricity – enough to power approximately 500,000 homes.

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