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RBA says Restrictive Zoning Adds $489,000 to a Sydney House
Zoning
Thursday March 15 2018

RBA says Restrictive Zoning Adds $489,000 to a Sydney House

The research by Ross Kendall and Peter Tulip presents a very disturbing picture of how much cost has been added to houses and apartments in Sydney....

NSW Defect Bond Scheme is Beset with Problems
Residential
Friday February 23 2018

NSW Defect Bond Scheme is Beset with Problems

Few issues force politicians to act on dodgy building practices more than reports of 85 percent of new apartments being riddled with defects.

NSW Land Clearing Code Challenged in Court
Business
Wednesday November 29 2017

NSW Land Clearing Code Challenged in Court

NSW laws allowing private landowners to clear large areas of native vegetation without approval are being challenged in court.

Sydney Stadiums Rebuilt with $2b Price Tag
Public
Tuesday November 28 2017

Sydney Stadiums Rebuilt with $2b Price Tag

Sydney's Olympic stadium will be rebuilt a year after the smaller Allianz Stadium gets the same treatment, with the combined works to reportedly cost $2 billion.

NSW: 5000-Strong Petition to Stop WestConnex
Infrastructure
Thursday November 23 2017

NSW: 5000-Strong Petition to Stop WestConnex

Anti-WestConnex campaigners have delivered an open letter with more than 5000 signatures to Premier Gladys Berejiklian calling for a halt and review of the Sydney toll...

‘Dodgy’ NSW Builder Charged a Second Time
Business
Tuesday November 7 2017

‘Dodgy’ NSW Builder Charged a Second Time

A Sydney builder with a history of carrying out unlicensed contracting, demanding excessive deposits and failing to finish work or provide customers with insurance certificates, has...

NSW Holds onto Strongest Economy
Infrastructure
Tuesday November 7 2017

NSW Holds onto Strongest Economy

The state government is committed to spending $73 billion in infrastructure across NSW over the next four years - more than what the nation is spending...

New NSW Housing Tied Up in Red Tape
Zoning
Tuesday November 7 2017

New NSW Housing Tied Up in Red Tape

The NSW housing minister insists the state is experiencing record high home approvals despite claims red tape is preventing developers from building hundreds of thousands of...

Opera House Renovations Halted Due to Asbestos
Safety
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.

Mining
Aug 10 2018
Community 'Uncertainty' Over NSW Coalmine

For three years a Chinese-owned coal company hasn't been able to start its NSW Hunter Valley project because Wendy Bowman has stood her ground and refused...

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Environment
Aug 10 2018
NSW Open to Army Support in Tackling Drought

NSW may call on the army to help drought-stricken farmers if the situation gets worse, the premier says.

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Commercial
Aug 8 2018
Govt Accused of Inflating Stadium Figures

A key claim supporting the NSW government's business case for a new western Sydney stadium was never agreed to by the NRL, a parliamentary inquiry has...

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Mining
Aug 1 2018
NSW EPA Doubts 'Low-impact' Coalmine

A proposed new underground coalmine within the Sydney drinking water catchment will use "innovative" measures to reduce its environmental impacts but the state's watchdog isn't convinced.

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Residential
Jul 31 2018
Sydenham To Bankstown Planning Backdown Bad For Future Housing Supply

The backdown by the NSW Government on it’s Planned Precincts along the Sydenham to Bankstown corridor is yet another pre-election move that will put new housing...

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Environment
Jul 20 2018
Sydney Waste Incinerator Plans Refused

A plan to build a controversial waste incinerator in Sydney's west has been knocked back but there are fears a new application could be made unless...

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Environment
Jun 20 2018
NSW Budgets to Clean Up Waste and Asbestos

The environment is getting a clean-up with $196 million in the NSW budget to reduce waste and tackle illegal dumping but climate change has been given...

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Infrastructure
Jun 20 2018
New $3bn Fast Train for Sydney's West

A $3 billion high-speed underground rail line connecting Sydney's CBD to Parramatta is set to be the centrepiece of the NSW government budget.

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Business
Jun 20 2018
NSW Budget Surplus Comes in at $3.9b

The NSW treasurer has revealed a $3.9 billion budget surplus and promised to use "the Holy Grail of numbers" to relieve cost-of-living pressures across the state.

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