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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...

NSW Housing Approvals Dropping Below Victoria
Residential
Friday February 2 2018

NSW Housing Approvals Dropping Below Victoria

The latest ABS data on housing approvals indicates a fall in NSW compared to an increase in Victoria.

Cladding Leadership Left Vacant
Buildings
Tuesday January 23 2018

Cladding Leadership Left Vacant

Leadership of the flammable cladding issue has been left vacant at the federal level since a cabinet reshuffle last December, the nation’s leading union for fire...

Melbourne Set to Remain a Car Dominated City
Urban Planning
Friday January 19 2018

Melbourne Set to Remain a Car Dominated City

Melbourne is set to remain a car dominated city with driving set to account for more than seven in 10 trips still to take place in...

Different Growth Strategies Needed for Melbourene
Zoning
Thursday November 23 2017

Different Growth Strategies Needed for Melbourene

You know a local area is struggling with population growth when it talks about stuffing kindergarten children in portables.

Australian Housing Shortage is a Fallacy: Researchers
Residential
Wednesday November 22 2017

Australian Housing Shortage is a Fallacy: Researchers

Ideas about a housing shortage in Australia are a fallacy, a study has found.

Air Space Adds Housing Stock : Has NSW Taken The Lead?
Zoning
Thursday November 16 2017

Air Space Adds Housing Stock : Has NSW Taken The Lead?

The new NSW Premier is hell bent on adding housing on top of new super rail stations.

Melbourne Rail Works Unleash ‘Rat Plague’
Civil
Thursday November 9 2017

Melbourne Rail Works Unleash ‘Rat Plague’

A hidden swarm of rats has been unleashed on unsuspecting inner-Melbourne residents and workers as major underground tunnel works continue.

Infrastructure
Apr 10 2018
New Freeway for Melbourne's Southeast

A planned bypass in Melbourne's southeast is set to become a four-lane freeway under a $75 million cash injection in the upcoming state budget.

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Public
Mar 27 2018
Melbourne's Iconic Flinders Street Station Glorious Restoration

It's been dirty work scraping more than 10 tonnes of pigeon poo from the dome of one of Melbourne's most iconic buildings.

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Environment
Mar 21 2018
Melbourne Put on Notice over Water Use

Melburnians are being put on notice for excessive water use, with the city's dam levels dropping 64 billion litres over summer, despite higher-than-normal rainfall.

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Civil
Mar 9 2018
Vic's West Gate Tunnel Planning Revoked

Planning approval for Melbourne's West Gate Tunnel toll road has been revoked in state parliament and work on the project has stopped.

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Infrastructure
Mar 9 2018
Victoria Proceeds To Deliver Infrastructure Boost

The Andrews Labor Government’s record infrastructure program is set to receive a boost from the commercialisation of the land titles and registry functions of Land Use...

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Civil
Feb 28 2018
Victoria's Metro Tunnel Construction Ahead Of Schedule

Victorian Government: Victoria’s biggest ever public transport project the Metro Tunnel is on track to open a year earlier than expected.

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Commercial
Feb 23 2018
Victoria Govt Pushes Ahead with Apple Store

A day after plans to scuttle Melbourne's proposed Apple flagship store failed, the government says it is pushing on with the controversial development.

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Civil
Feb 22 2018
Dumping West Gate a Jobs Threat: Andrews

Dumping Melbourne's West Gate Tunnel toll road will destroy the economy and jobs, Premier Daniel Andrews says.

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Green
Feb 2 2018
Victoria Greens Vow to Stop New Apple Store

The Victorian Greens are determined to stop a controversial plan to demolish part of Melbourne's Federation Square to make way for a new Apple store.

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