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More jobs cut on Melbourne tunnel project
Civil
Wednesday May 20 2020

More jobs cut on Melbourne tunnel project

Almost 100 extra workers on a $6.7 billion tunnel project have lost their jobs as the fight over who pays landfill fees continues to rage.

COVID Impact on City Life Goes Under Microscope
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Friday May 15 2020

COVID Impact on City Life Goes Under Microscope

The effect of COVID-19 on how we use our cities is set to go under the microscope under a landmark research collaboration in Melbourne which hopes...

Victoria Slugs Melbourne Builders Who Block Roads
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Tuesday March 10 2020

Victoria Slugs Melbourne Builders Who Block Roads

Builders and other private companies who block inner city arterial roads in Melbourne are set to pay up to $252 per day for each lane which...

Big Road Build May be Vic Government Led
Civil
Monday March 9 2020

Big Road Build May be Vic Government Led

Construction of a $16 billion Melbourne toll road may be managed by the Victorian government if it can't find a private sector builder whose terms it...

Hobart, Outer Melbourne Property Sellers Yield Massive Profits
Residential
Tuesday January 28 2020

Hobart, Outer Melbourne Property Sellers Yield Massive Profits

Home resellers in Hobart, outer Melbourne, regional Victoria and Tasmania are the biggest winners in billions of dollars’ worth of gains being made on resales of...

Melbourne’s Largest Mixed-Use Urban Park Opens
Public
Tuesday December 3 2019

Melbourne’s Largest Mixed-Use Urban Park Opens

Melbourne’s largest mixed-use urban parkland project has opened.

Melbourne City Goes for Design Excellence
Public
Thursday November 21 2019

Melbourne City Goes for Design Excellence

High quality pedestrian networks, site layouts and plazas which are attractive and support street and laneway characteristics and building masses which respond to the surrounding context...

Melbourne freeway gets $367m upgrade boost
Infrastructure
Thursday September 5 2019

Melbourne freeway gets $367m upgrade boost

Melbourne drivers are being promised shorter commute times on the Monash Freeway, with the state and federal governments promising an additional $367.5 million for more lanes.

Zoning
Feb 20 2020
Administrator to run Melb's Casey council

An interim administrator has been appointed to take charge of Melbourne's scandal-plagued Casey council, after Victoria's parliament voted to sack its councillors.

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Public
20 Jun, 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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Public
8 Apr, 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
3 Apr, 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
6 Feb, 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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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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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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Public
2 Aug, 2018
Heritage Cloud Over Vic Federation Square

Melbourne's Federation Square is not a "heritage asset", according to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, but the site will still be considered for a protection listing.

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Safety
25 Jul, 2018
Unsafe Crane Keeps Victoria Residents Away

When Melbourne police first knocked on Cliff and Josef's door in the middle of the night, they ignored it.

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