Melbourne Gets a Plan for Urban Forest Greening
Melbourne’s greater metropolitan area could achieve tree coverage of between 20 and 30 percent and overall tree and shrub coverage of 30 percent by 2050 if...
Sydney and Melbourne Construction Prices Will Rise for Years
Construction tender prices throughout Sydney and Melbourne are set to remain under pressure for several years as a massive pipeline of infrastructure work creates resource and...
Office Markets Tighten Almost Everywhere
Conditions in office markets have tightened across the nation as the latest data shows falls in vacancy rates throughout seven of Australia’s eight capitals.
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.
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.
Designs Unveiled for Melbourne CBD’s Largest Timber Building
The designs for what is claimed will be the largest timber building in Melbourne’s CBD have been unveiled.
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.
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...
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.
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...