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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 inspectors have stopped some renovation work at the Sydney Opera House after asbestos was found by crews working on the $200 million refurbishment.
NSW Govt to Help Mascot Tower Homeless
Residents forced to flee their homes in Sydney's Mascot Towers will no longer have to bankroll their temporary accommodation with the NSW government announcing a "one-off"...
$2.5b for Great Western Highway Duplicate
The NSW coalition has pledged to duplicate 31 kilometres of the Great Western Highway between Katoomba and Lithgow over the next decade at a cost of...
Daley Stands by SCG Trust Sacking Threat
NSW Labor leader Michael Daley is standing by his attack on the SCG Trust's board members despite the threat of potential legal action.
$500m Promise for Non-govt NSW Schools
NSW Premier 'Blackmailing' for New Stadium
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has been accused of blackmail after tying a $25 million deal for a sporting complex to the election of a coalition candidate.
Assaults on Safework Inspectors Won’t be Tolerated
Following a number of recent incidents involving SafeWork inspectors, businesses and workers are being reminded that it is a criminal offence to hinder, obstruct, assault, threaten,...
NSW 'Suffered 27 Power Plant Breakdowns'
Gas and coal-fired power stations in NSW broke down more than two dozen times last year - including one that is only 10 years old.
Stamp Duty Reform a Small Step Forward
The announcement by the NSW Government that stamp duty will be pegged to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a welcome small step towards reducing the...
NSW Should Delay Stadium Rebuild: inquiry
The NSW government should hold off refurbishing ANZ Stadium in Sydney's west until the rebuild of Allianz Stadium in the city is completed, a parliamentary inquiry...