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Sydney’s Future: Codes or Innovation?
Architecture
Tuesday December 5 2017

Sydney’s Future: Codes or Innovation?

The recent package of draft plans for metro Sydney’s future include a 40-year vision for the whole city and 20-year District Plans for five key areas...

Auctions Up but Sydney Drag on Home Prices
Property
Tuesday November 21 2017

Auctions Up but Sydney Drag on Home Prices

Home sales across Australia's capital cities have edged higher in the past week, but softness in the Sydney market has continued to weigh on prices.

The ‘Other’ Opera House Architect
Architecture
Thursday November 9 2017

The ‘Other’ Opera House Architect

The Sydney Opera House was built by two architects, not one, says an historian who is determined to get recognition for the lesser-known Australian architect.

Diverse Housing Crisis Demands Diverse Solutions
Architecture
Wednesday November 8 2017

Diverse Housing Crisis Demands Diverse Solutions

With different groups having different needs, there's no one-size-fits-all approach to fixing Australia's housing crisis.

Opera House Renovations Halted Due to Asbestos
Construction
Thursday October 12 2017

Opera House Renovations Halted Due to Asbestos

Safety inspectors have stopped some renovation work at the Sydney Opera House after asbestos was found by crews working on the $200 million refurbishment.

Melbourne Beats Sydney For Architecture Innovation
Architecture
Monday October 9 2017

Melbourne Beats Sydney For Architecture Innovation

Wind back a decade and your correspondent (then living in South Korea) received predictable responses upon stating the Australian (not American) nature of his nationality.

Sydney Trio Jailed over $1m Iraqi Bribe
Construction
Thursday September 28 2017

Sydney Trio Jailed over $1m Iraqi Bribe

The two Elomar brothers were successful, well-respected immigrant businessmen whose Sydney company became adversely affected by "the stain on the family name".

Crane Cable Slams into Sydney’s Luna Park
Construction
Wednesday August 30 2017

Crane Cable Slams into Sydney’s Luna Park

A crane has collapsed on Sydney Harbour, launching a metal wire into Luna Park's iconic face entrance in what's been labelled a "catastrophic failure" that could...

Sydney Council Approves Cloud Arch artwork
Architecture
Wednesday August 30 2017

Sydney Council Approves Cloud Arch artwork

The controversial $11.3 million public artwork in Sydney's CBD has been likened to a giant tapeworm but passed its final hurdle after City of Sydney...

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Hobart, Canberra Rents up as Sydney Slows

Unit rental prices have eased in Sydney and held steady in Melbourne but soared in Hobart and Canberra, new figures show.

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Architecture
19 Dec, 2017
Lindt Cafe Siege Memorial to be Unveiled

The families of the two victims of the Lindt Cafe siege will return to Sydney's Martin Place for the unveiling of a floral-themed memorial, on the...

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Property
15 Dec, 2017
Packer Buys $60m Barangaroo Residence

Crown Resorts has announced a string of asset sales that could deliver a windfall of nearly $700 million, including the purchase of two floors of its...

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TecBuild – 300 X 600 (expires December 31, 2017)
Allegion – 300 x 250 (expire Aug 30 2018)
Property
13 Dec, 2017
Sydney Pulls National House Prices Lower

Capital city house prices fell in the three months to September, driven by the sharpest fall in prices in Sydney in two years.

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Engineering
11 Dec, 2017
Tonnes of Asbestos Dumped in Sydney Street

Tonnes of asbestos-contaminated waste have been dumped in a suburban Sydney street with authorities involved in a delicate clean-up operation as police hunt for the culprit.

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Property
16 Nov, 2016
NSW Govt Pays $332m for Sydney Properties

The NSW government will pay $332 million to compulsorily acquire and then demolish two of DEXUS properties in Martin Place to make way for the new...

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Property
19 Apr, 2016
Sydney Housing Market Causing Hurt

McGrath has had almost a third wiped off its market value after the real estate agent downgraded its earnings outlook, citing a declining Sydney housing market.

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Viewpoint – 300×600 (Engineering) (expires Dec 31 2017)
Dulux Exsulite Architecture – 300 X 250 (expire Dec 31 2017)
Property
30 Sep, 2015
NSW Governments $200m Sell-off to Fund Harbour Revamp

The New South Wales Government has announced it will fund an upgrade of Sydney's Circular Quay by selling off several sites, including luxury hotels.

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Property
20 Aug, 2015
Qantas Sells Sydney Airport Lease for $535m

Qantas has sold back its lease on Sydney Airport's Terminal 3 four years early for $535 million.

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