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.
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...
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...
$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.
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...
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.
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.
Victorian Govt's $5b Airport Rail Pledge
A Melbourne airport rail line could be underway by the end of 2022 with the state government matching a $5 billion federal commitment.
Victorian Rort 'Architect' Defends Scheme
A man labelled the architect of Victorian Labor's $388,000 rorts-for-votes scheme has defended the operation, saying he thought it was fine because parliament kept paying the...
Melbourne Dominates Australia’s Housing Hotspots List
According to the HIA Population & Residential Building Hotspots Report 2018, the Mickleham-Yuroke area of Melbourne is Australia’s number one Hotspot, with population growth of 35.3...