New South Wales

Artist's impression of Parramatta North Urban Transformation Program

UrbanGrowth NSW welcomes adoption of Parramatta North Development Control Plan

URBANGROWTH NSW has welcomed the City of Parramatta's decision to adopt the Development Control Plan for the Parramatta North urban transformation program, which aims to deliver a mixed-use renewal precinct located adjacent to the Parramatta CBD within a unique heritage, landscaped and river setting.

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CBD and South East Light Rail project under construction in Sydney

Department seeks community input on improving environmental impact assessments

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment last week called for community input to help improve the way state significant projects are assessed, with workshops to be held to gather feedback on draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) guidelines that are currently on public exhibition.

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North Sydney and Luna Park viewed from the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney on the verge of joining top global cities: Committee for Sydney report

SYDNEY is growing closer to joining the top-tier of global cities, according to a new report from independent think tank, the Committee for Sydney, and written by global cities expert, Professor Greg Clark, which finds that Sydney is one of the leading global cities for financial services, air quality, openness for business and opportunities for students.

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Artist's impression of Bays Precinct Station

Consultation starts on Sydney Metro West project

THE NSW Government has announced that consultation has begun on the city-shaping Sydney Metro West project, which will largely be built underground and provide a direct connection between the CBDs of Parramatta and Sydney.

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Artist's impression of Sydney Fish Market at Blackwattle Bay

3XN wins contract to design new $250m-plus Sydney Fish Market

URBANGROWTH NSW last week announced that Copenhagen-based 3XN Architects, in partnership with its innovation unit GXN, has been awarded the contract to design the new $250-million-plus Sydney Fish Market at the head of Blackwattle Bay after a competitive process that attracted over 60 registrations of interest.

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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney

NSW Budget 2017-18 targets housing affordability: Planning and Housing Minister

THE NSW Government will spend more than $720 million over the next four years to address the key issue of housing affordability, according to Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts, who described the increase in the supply and affordability of housing as a key priority for the government.

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Central West and Orana Regional Plan

Central West and Orana Regional Plan released by NSW Government

THE NSW Government last week released the Central West and Orana Regional Plan, which provides a blueprint to guide planning and land use decisions over the next 20 years with a focus on priority growth sectors including transport and logistics, tourism and mining and renewable energy.

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Concept map of WestConnex M4-M5 Link

Two groups shortlisted for Sydney's M4–M5 Link

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for WestConnex Stuart Ayres have announced that two joint ventures have been shortlisted to build the M4-M5 Link, which is the third stage of WestConnex and will link the New M4 Motorway at Haberfield to the New M5 Motorway at St Peters.

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