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
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
The latest ABS data on housing approvals indicates a fall in NSW compared to an increase in Victoria.
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
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
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
Ideas about a housing shortage in Australia are a fallacy, a study has found.
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’
A hidden swarm of rats has been unleashed on unsuspecting inner-Melbourne residents and workers as major underground tunnel works continue.
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.
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.
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.
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Planning approval for Melbourne's West Gate Tunnel toll road has been revoked in state parliament and work on the project has stopped.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.