New South Wales

Sydney City

City of Sydney releases draft Central Sydney Planning Strategy

THE City of Sydney last week said it has developed a strategic vision for Sydney's future skyline with potential building heights in excess of 300 metres – 80 metres taller than Governor Phillip Tower – while still protecting sun access to the city's important public places and parks.

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Parramatta Stadium

Three groups shortlisted to construct new Western Sydney Stadium

THE NSW Government last week said that a brand new sporting stadium for Western Sydney is a step closer after three private sector consortia were shortlisted to deliver the venue on the site of the existing Parramatta Stadium.

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A tactile sign for Alfred Street, Sydney

City of Sydney launches world's largest tactile network

THE world's most comprehensive network of braille and tactile signs is now in place at all signalised pedestrian crossings in the City of Sydney area, as part of plans to make it safer and easier for people of all abilities to navigate the city's streets.

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Crowds at Vivid Sydney 2016

NSW population growth needs long term planning: Urban Taskforce

THE recent release of an update on population growth by the NSW Department of Planning & Environment demonstrates that NSW is now experiencing strong population growth and this will need long term planning, according to development industry group, Urban Taskforce.

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Artist's impression of proposed Campsie Station as part of Sydney Metro City & Southwest project

NSW Budget delivers $10.5bn for public transport

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week announced the 2016-17 NSW Budget includes a record $10.5 billion for public transport, including $2.7 billion to continue delivering the Sydney Metro project.

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