Brisbane Airport

Australian Government approves Brisbane Airport Master Plan

AUSTRALIAN Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss this week announced approval of Brisbane Airport's 2014 Master Plan, which outlines the airport's strategic direction for the next 20 years.

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Gold Coast's G:link light rail system

PIA releases advocacy agenda for 2015 Queensland election

THE incoming Queensland Government should commit to a number of key infrastructure projects, including the proposed Bus and Train tunnel in Brisbane and the extension of the Gold Coast Light Rail, according to the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).

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Brisbane CBD

Property Council releases advocacy agenda for Queensland election

A NEW step in the planning scheme approval process that would require local governments to undertake an independent review of their planning schemes is one of six initiatives outlined by the Property Council of Australia in its advocacy agenda for the Queensland election.

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Brisbane River, Brisbane

Brisbane City Council calls for EOIs to build new river infrastructure

BRISBANE City Council has called for Expressions of Interest from the private sector to design, construct and operate a new consolidated public marina and tourist boat terminal in the inner-city, as part of its plan to improve access and activity on and alongside the Brisbane River.

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Cover of LGAQ's 2015 State Election Local Government Policy Plan

Infrastructure funding should be front and centre of election campaign: LGAQ

BETTER funding for local public infrastructure to improve transport links and provide greater protection from natural disasters should be a key election priority for all parties contesting the January 31 state poll, according to the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ).

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Artist's impression of Queen's Wharf

Design concepts released for Brisbane's Queen's Wharf precinct

QUEENSLAND Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney this week revealed the design concepts submitted by two groups competing for the multi-billion dollar Brisbane Queen's Wharf Integrated Resort Development.

"We have a once in a generation opportunity to revitalise this area to create a destination that not only attracts international visitors to our city, but also opens it up for the people of Brisbane to enjoy," Mr Seeney said.

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Artist's impression of proposed Aquis Resort

Queensland Coordinator-General approves EIS for $8.15bn Aquis Resort near Cairns

THE Queensland Government last week said the proposed $8.15 billion Aquis Resort near Cairns has cleared another hurdle, after the state's independent Coordinator-General approved the project's Environmental Impact Statement.

Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney welcomed the approval and said the State Government remained committed to seeing the development go ahead.

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Car parking

Brisbane Parking Taskforce hands down final report

THE Brisbane Parking Taskforce, established by Lord Mayor Graham Quirk to conduct a comprehensive review of on-street parking, this month handed down its final report, with a key recommendation to introduce free short-term parking in the inner city.

Parking Taskforce Chairman, Deputy Mayor Adrian Schrinner, said the taskforce had made 55 recommendations in its report to improve parking across the city and suburbs.

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