View of Townsville from Castle Hill

Major terminal upgrade approved for Townsville Airport

TOWNSVILLE Airport will soon see a significant upgrade after the Australian Government last week approved a 3,300 square metre terminal expansion, including new airport lounges, upgraded check-in systems and expanded retail offerings.

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Gold Coast train

Golding Contractors selected for Gold Coast heavy rail duplication project

THE Queensland Government last week announced that a tenderer has been selected for the duplication of heavy rail tracks between Coomera and Helensvale stations, which aims to improve train service capacity and reliability ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Artist's impression of Toondah Harbour

Toondah Harbour plans unveiled by Walker Corporation

WALKER Corporation last week unveiled the proposed master plan for the revitalisation of Toondah Harbour, which aims to establish Redlands as the new and improved gateway to Moreton Bay.

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'Surfers Paradise from Above', Gold Coast, Queensland

City Plan endorsed by Gold Coast City Council

GOLD Coast City Council last week adopted the City Plan, which aims to facilitate new housing, provide catalysts for jobs and key infrastructure connections and protect the environment from urban sprawl.

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Brisbane, Queensland

EOI opens for new Queensland Urban Design and Places Panel

THE State Government will soon call for Expressions of Interest for the newly created Queensland Urban Design and Places Panel to help state and local governments deliver high-quality infrastructure, planning and urban projects.

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'Brisbane Alight'

Three new planning bills introduced to Queensland Parliament

THE Queensland Government last week introduced three planning bills to the Queensland Parliament as part of reforms that aim to establish a better planning system for Queensland that will deliver confidence and transparency for the community and greater certainty for industry.

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Townsville Port

Sustainable Ports Development Bill 2015 passed by Queensland Government

THE Queensland Government last week said the growth of the state's major regional bulk commodity ports will be responsibly managed, and the Great Barrier Reef protected, after the Sustainable Ports Development Bill 2015 was passed by State Parliament.

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