Western Australia

Design WA - Draft State Planning Policy 7 - Design of the Built Environment

Draft apartment design policy released by WA Government

NATURAL light, ventilation and green spaces are key aspects of the draft apartment design policy which will help guide construction of well-designed apartments in Western Australia, the State Government has announced.

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View towards Perth's CBD

WA Government announces changes to Development Assessment Panel system

WA Planning Minister Donna Faragher last week announced a number of changes to the Development Assessment Panel (DAP) system, following feedback from key stakeholders, including local governments, as well as suggestions made through the 2015 State Parliamentary inquiry.

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WA's development contribution policy updated

THE policy guiding the contribution developers make to community infrastructure when undertaking developments in Western Australia has been updated and is available for public comment, the State Government announced last week.

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Artist's impression of The Towers development at Elizabeth Quay in Perth

Construction starts on Perth's Ritz-Carlton at Elizabeth Quay

WORK has started on Elizabeth Quay's first private development, the 5-star Ritz-Carlton hotel and The Towers apartment building, which will support 1,200 jobs and bring luxury accommodation, dining, entertainment and retail options to Perth's waterfront.

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Perth Transport Plan for 3.5 million People and Beyond

WA Government releases 'Perth Transport Plan for 3.5 million People and Beyond'

THE West Australian Government last week released the 'Perth Transport Plan for 3.5 million People and Beyond', which provides a long term blueprint for transport infrastructure and considers ways to use the transport network more efficiently as Perth's population approaches 3.5 million and beyond.

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Perth Busport

$217m Perth Busport officially opens

THE West Australian Government has described the official opening of the $217 million Perth Busport as the latest significant milestone in the State Government's delivery of transformational transport projects in Western Australia.

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