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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.

Business
Nov 6 2018
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...

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Commercial
Oct 4 2018
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...

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Commercial
Sep 27 2018
Ground Broken at Western Sydney Airport

The first piece of earth has been broken at the construction site for the new Western Sydney Airport.

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Residential
Sep 18 2018
Regional NSW Home Values to Outgrow Sydney

Sydney's property market has long held a mortgage on real estate headlines, but analysts say home values in regional NSW are poised for stronger growth than...

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Business
Sep 12 2018
NSW Council Rates Set To Rise

Ratepayers across NSW will be slugged with higher council fees after a ruling from the pricing regulator.

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Zoning
Sep 7 2018
NSW:Poll Shows Distaste for Luna Park Rules

Luna Park is campaigning to restore its old planning arrangements after a poll revealed community distaste for a court ruling that wrapped it up in what...

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Safety
Aug 31 2018
Missing Dumped Asbestos Found in NSW

Investigators say they've tracked down some of the 17,000 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated waste removed from a Sydney construction site and illegally dumped.

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Structural
Aug 23 2018
Inquiry backs Windsor Bridge Preservation

The NSW government's plan to knock down and replace a 144-year-old bridge in Sydney's northwest will go ahead despite a parliamentary inquiry recommending the bridge be...

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Infrastructure
Aug 21 2018
NSW Govt Light Rail Contract 'Incompetent'

Serious planning omissions, an "insanely" weak contract and workers urinating where they shouldn't - they're just some of the problems plaguing Sydney's delayed eastern suburbs light...

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