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Melbourne freeway’s heritage nomination
Public
Wednesday August 21 2019

Melbourne freeway’s heritage nomination

A section of an inner-Melbourne freeway built in the 1970s could be heritage listed after an assessment deemed it to have "significance."

Where Will Melbourne’s Office Workers Go?
Commercial
Monday August 12 2019

Where Will Melbourne’s Office Workers Go?

“If Google was to land in Melbourne and want 8,000 square meters, (they would have) limited options – probably one at the moment.”

New Boss to Tackle Victoria’s Cladding Crisis
Commercial
Monday August 5 2019

New Boss to Tackle Victoria’s Cladding Crisis

A new boss is set to lead Victoria’s push to eradicate combustible cladding as the government in that state ramps up efforts to deal with dangerous...

Public say in Melbourne Fed Square review
Public
Monday August 5 2019

Public say in Melbourne Fed Square review

A bid to build a supersized Apple store at Melbourne’s Federation Square may have failed but the Victorian government is still looking towards an overhaul of...

Melbourne Gets a Plan for Urban Forest Greening
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Thursday June 6 2019

Melbourne Gets a Plan for Urban Forest Greening

Melbourne’s greater metropolitan area could achieve tree coverage of between 20 and 30 percent and overall tree and shrub coverage of 30 percent by 2050 if...

Sydney and Melbourne Construction Prices Will Rise for Years
Business
Wednesday May 22 2019

Sydney and Melbourne Construction Prices Will Rise for Years

Construction tender prices throughout Sydney and Melbourne are set to remain under pressure for several years as a massive pipeline of infrastructure work creates resource and...

Office Markets Tighten Almost Everywhere
Commercial
Friday February 8 2019

Office Markets Tighten Almost Everywhere

Conditions in office markets have tightened across the nation as the latest data shows falls in vacancy rates throughout seven of Australia’s eight capitals.

Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 10 2018

Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?

To some, compact urban environments offer advantages in putting greater numbers of people within walking or riding distance of transport connections, employment opportunities and local services.

Land Shortages Bite into Aussie Housing Affordability
Zoning
Friday March 16 2018

Land Shortages Bite into Aussie Housing Affordability

Prices of vacant residential land in places such as Sydney and Melbourne are surging amid signs of critical land shortages in those capitals, dashing hopes in...

Public
Jun 20 2019
Melbourne's Bourke St gets more Bollards

Additional bollards will be installed in Melbourne's Bourke Street mall to create pedestrian refuges beside tram tracks in case of another vehicle attack.

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Commercial
May 31 2019
Designs Unveiled for Melbourne CBD’s Largest Timber Building

The designs for what is claimed will be the largest timber building in Melbourne’s CBD have been unveiled.

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Public
Apr 8 2019
Heritage Vic rejects Apple Fed Square plan

A bid to partially demolish Melbourne's Federation Square to make way for a controversial Apple flagship store have been rejected by Heritage Victoria.

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Infrastructure
Apr 3 2019
Melbourne-to-Geelong Fast Rail a 'Fantasy'

The two billion dollar Melbourne-to-Geelong fast rail project included in the federal budget is an election eve "fantasy" with no money available for two years, the...

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Buildings
Feb 6 2019
Melbourne Tower Residents Can't Go Home

Residents at a fire-damaged Melbourne high-rise covered in flammable cladding will have to wait until at least next week before they can go home.

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Green
Jan 17 2019
Melbourne Wins Race to Full Renewables

Melbourne City Council says it has become the first Australian capital city council to be powered entirely by renewables as energy from a purpose-built wind farm...

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Infrastructure
18 Sep, 2018
Melbourne Airport Proposes $15b Rail Link

High-speed trains would get travellers from Melbourne's CBD to the airport in just 20 minutes through a seven kilometre subway under a proposal backed by a...

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Infrastructure
10 Sep, 2018
$15.8b Melbourne Toll Road Design Released

Melbourne's $15.8 billion North East Link will have twin three-lane tunnels stretching more than five kilometres, and 1.2km of lowered roads, according to new detailed plans.

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Civil
22 Aug, 2018
Vic Govt Told to Cough up for Princes Hwy

Commonwealth funds committed to the final stage of the Princes Highway duplication are a "far cry" from what's actually needed to finish the job, the Victorian...

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