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.
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...
NSW to Boost Apprentices on Big Projects
One in five people working on future NSW infrastructure projects will be apprentices, the state government says.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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",...
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...