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.
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...
Share Bike Company 'Pulls Out' of Melbourne
The distinctive yellow rental bicycles will disappear from Melbourne's streets as the Singapore-based oBike company shuts up shop.
Victoria 'short-changed' on Road, Rail Funding
Victoria is being short-changed when it comes to federal infrastructure funding because most of the Turnbull government's pledged $7.8 billion won't flow through for at least...
Union accused of blocking Victorian Construction sites
The building industry watchdog has launched legal action against the construction union, alleging three representatives illegally blocked access to two Melbourne building sites.
Victoria Developers Charged for Blocking Roads
Developers who block arterial roads in inner Melbourne will be charged thousands of dollars under a new trial starting on Friday.
Melbourne Suburban Roads get $2.2b Revamp
Melbourne's suburban roads will have 550km of extra road built as part of a $2.2 billion state government plan to bust congestion.
Big-spending Victoria Government Unveils Budget
Booming population and jobs growth is fuelling significant infrastructure spending in the Victorian budget, which will also deliver a $1.4 billion surplus.
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.