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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.

Residential
Jun 8 2018
Convicted Tradie Targets NSW Home Owners

NSW consumers are being warned not to deal with a dodgy tradie who may be "up to his old tricks", says the state's Minister for...

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Civil
Jun 8 2018
NSW to Boost Apprentices on Big Projects

One in five people working on future NSW infrastructure projects will be apprentices, the state government says.

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Infrastructure
Jun 8 2018
Western Sydney Infrastructure Coordination is Essential

The proposal for a high level control of infrastructure delivery for Western Sydney by former NSW Premier John Fahey is needed for efficient delivery.

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Environment
Apr 10 2018
No End in Sight for Drought-hit NSW

Farmers desperate for Autumn rains to keep alive their cattle, flocks and crops are struggling in the dry heat of a drought which is affecting a...

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Civil
Apr 10 2018
NSW Won't be Held to Ransom on Light Rail

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says her government won't be held to ransom by a Spanish subcontractor building the delayed Sydney light rail project to the eastern...

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Residential
Apr 10 2018
More Falls Tipped for Sydney Housing Market

Home prices in Australia's two largest housing markets of Sydney and Melbourne are falling, and and more falls are expected later in the year.

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Commercial
Mar 27 2018
More Funds for Nepean Hospital Upgrade

The NSW government has announced more money for a western Sydney hospital redevelopment, as the opposition ramps up its attack of stadium funding it says should...

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Energy
Mar 27 2018
NSW Residents Foot Govt's BIG Power Bill

NSW, Queensland and Tasmanian residents pay between $100 and $400 more than they should each year in electricity bills to cover government overspending and "poor decisions",...

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Residential
Mar 21 2018
NSW:70 Homes Lost in NSW Coastal Town Bushfire

Up to 70 homes and other buildings have been destroyed in a ferocious firestorm that ripped through a picturesque seaside town on the NSW far south...

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