New South Wales

Sydney train at dusk

NSW Government announces $1.5bn 'More Trains, More Services' program

SYDNEY'S overcrowded rail network will get a major boost to services to cope with rapidly increasing demand, with a $1.5 billion capital investment to provide an urgent uplift in customer service, the NSW Government announced last week.

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M12 Motorway Preferred Corridor Route

Preferred corridor announced for proposed M12 Motorway in Western Sydney

FOLLOWING community consultation earlier this year, the Australian and NSW governments last week announced that a preferred corridor has been selected for Western Sydney's new M12 Motorway, which will provide a direct link from the M7 Motorway to the proposed Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek.

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Towards our Greater Sydney 2056

Greater Sydney Commission releases vision for Greater Sydney

THE Greater Sydney Commission has placed on public exhibition the 40-year vision, Towards our Greater Sydney 2056, and the first ever 20-year draft District Plans, one for each of Greater Sydney's six Districts.

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Parramatta Road Corridor Urban Transformation Strategy

Parramatta Road Corridor Urban Transformation Strategy released

A REVITALISED Parramatta Road corridor is one step closer after last week's release of the Parramatta Road Corridor Urban Transformation Strategy, which follows three years of consultation between UrbanGrowth NSW and local councils.

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Map showing the proposed alignment of the M4-M5 link

New M4-M5 link design features announced by NSW Government

NEW design features for the next stage of WestConnex have been released, with potential for the M4-M5 Link twin tunnels to be completed early, capacity increasing from three to four lanes in each direction and exit and entry ramps at Camperdown removed.

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Bondi Beach, Sydney

NSW Government calls for feedback on draft Coastal Management policy

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment is seeking community feedback on a draft Coastal Management policy that aims to protect the state's coastlines by ensuring appropriate development on the ever-changing coastal environment.

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'Blue Sky Tree'

NSW's Native Vegetation Act to be replaced with new system

PROPOSED legislation will replace the Native Vegetation Act 2003 with a fair, evidence-based and modern system that improves biodiversity and agricultural productivity in NSW, the State Government said last week.

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