Artist's impression of Queen's Wharf - George Street West

Echo consortium selected for Brisbane's Queen's Wharf project

THE Queensland Government has announced that the Destination Brisbane Consortium – including Echo Entertainment - has won the right to develop the multi-billion dollar Queen's Wharf project in Brisbane's CBD.

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Gold Coast's G:link light rail system

Groups call for decision on Gold Coast light rail extension

ONE year on from the opening of the Gold Coast's G:Link light rail system, peak tourism and transport groups have called on the Australia and Queensland governments to extend the Gold Coast light rail network in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Brisbane, Queensland

Queensland Government launches unsolicited proposals framework

QUEENSLAND Treasurer Curtis Pitt last week announced the introduction of a streamlined assessment process, saying the time is right to encourage market led proposals to play a greater role in promoting growth and investment opportunities in the state.

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Gateway Motorway, Brisbane

Contract signed for the Gateway Upgrade North project in Brisbane

A MAJOR upgrade of the Gateway Motorway from Nudgee to Bracken Ridge last week reached a significant milestone following the signing of a contract for Lend Lease Engineering to design and construct a large component of the $1.162 billion jointly-funded project.

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Legacy Way eastern portal

Brisbane's new Legacy Way tunnel opens to traffic

BRISBANE'S landmark $1.5 billion Legacy Way tunnel opened to traffic last Thursday morning, providing motorists with a with a four minute journey between the Western Freeway at Toowong and the Inner City Bypass at Kelvin Grove.

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Moreton Bay Shores

Moreton Bay's proposed new planning scheme approved for public consultation

QUEENSLAND Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, Jackie Trad, last week announced that Moreton Bay's proposed new planning scheme has received the green light to proceed to the public notification stage, subject to state planning conditions.

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