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Legislative amendments to NSW planning system pass through Parliament

THE Bill to change the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and deliver the biggest overhaul of the NSW planning system since the legislation's inception almost 40 years ago has passed through Parliament, the NSW Government announced last week.

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Artist's impression of the proposed Paper Mill development on the bank of the Georges River

Changes to Liverpool LEP to facilitate new riverside development

THE local community will benefit from changes to the Liverpool Local Environmental Plan that will help improve the city's public infrastructure, according to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment which announced the amendments last week.

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Sydney Airport

Procurement strategy announced for construction of $5.3bn Western Sydney Airport

THE Australian Government-owned company, WSA Co, has announced its procurement strategy for the construction of the $5.3 billion Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek in Sydney's west, which will require 22 million cubic metres of earth to be moved, one million square metres of airside pavements and 30 kilometres of landside roads to be constructed.

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Draft Future Transport Strategy 2056

Future Transport 2056 draft strategy released by NSW Government

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week unveiled the Future Transport 2056 draft strategy, which has been released alongside the Greater Sydney Commission's draft Greater Sydney Region Plan as part of a collaborative and concurrent approach to land use and transport planning.

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Draft Greater Sydney Region Plan

Draft Greater Sydney Region Plan launched

GREATER Sydney will become three connected cities over the next 40 years, linked by new public transport, giving more communities access to job opportunities, new homes and services within 30 minutes, according to the newly-released draft Greater Sydney Region Plan.

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Newcastle Interchange

Newcastle's new $200m multi-modal transport interchange officially opens

NSW Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance last week opened the $200 million Newcastle Interchange, which provides a fully accessible, multi-modal transport interchange that will link trains, buses, taxis, kiss and ride facilities, and from early 2019, Newcastle Light Rail.

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Artist's impression of Parramatta Light Rail in Church Street, Parramatta

Plans announced for stage 2 of Parramatta Light Rail

THE NSW Government last week announced plans for stage 2 of the Parramatta Light Rail project, with a final business case due to be completed in 2018 and an investment decision and details on the timing of construction to follow.

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