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First exploration plan delivers for resources sector & locals

On July 22, 2016

Queensland’s first exploration forward plan released today will deliver certainty and opportunity to the state’s resources sector and local c...Read more

Councils vie for infrastructure funds & jobs

On July 21, 2016

Forty local governments from Mapoon to Dirranbandi are vying for a share of $70 million of the Palaszczuk Government’s job-generating regiona...Read more

ANZ Property Council survey

On July 20, 2016

The ANZ Property Council Survey has found that confidence is at its lowest level in over three years. The ANZ Property Council Survey was con...Read more

Risk - Can we predict the unpredictable? Should we?

On July 20, 2016

Infrastructure underpins national economies. Businesses, industries and communities all intrinsically rely on power, water or telecommunicati...Read more

New planning code to support growing wind farm industry

On July 19, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government is continuing its commitment to renewable energy, with the release of Queensland’s first wind farm planning code.De...Read more

Re-familiarise yourself with revised SEQ Code

On July 19, 2016

South East Queensland’s Water Supply and Sewerage Design and Construction Code (SEQ Code) has undergone a revision with amendments recently c...Read more

Port Adelaide to be transformed with more than $280m of new private developments

On July 18, 2016

The transformation of the historic maritime precinct of Port Adelaide into a thriving residential, commercial and tourist destination is set ...Read more

Light Rail Stage 2 ramps up with community information sessions

On July 8, 2016

As construction activities start on Stage 2 of the Gold Coast Light Rail, local residents are invited to attend a second series of community ...Read more

Dwelling approvals continue to rise in trend terms

On July 6, 2016

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.9 per cent in May 2016, in trend terms, and has risen for six months, according to data released by t...Read more

Cutting red tape build up from construction sector

On July 6, 2016

The Northern Territory Government’s efforts to free up NT Industries from stifling red tape are continuing with significant reforms underway ...Read more

Third Bruce Highway contract awarded

On July 6, 2016

Traffic efficiency and road safety on the Bruce Highway is set to improve following the award of a roadworks contract to National constructio...Read more

Dwelling approvals continue to rise in trend terms

On July 6, 2016

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.9 per cent in May 2016, in trend terms, and has risen for six months, according to data released by t...Read more

Building Queensland’s Priority List a step ahead but more to be done

On July 5, 2016

Engineers Australia welcomes today’s release of Building Queensland’s Infrastructure Priority List.“The priority list, coupled with the State...Read more

Building Queensland’s first independent infrastructure pipeline released

On July 1, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed the release of Building Queensland’s inaugural Infrastructure Pipeline Report today, which sets out fo...Read more

Palaszczuk Government commits $800 million to kick-start Cross River Rail

On July 1, 2016

Cross River Rail is charging full steam ahead with the Palaszczuk Government today providing an in-principle commitment of $800 million towar...Read more

Statement on the cross river rail project

On July 1, 2016

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia Chief Executive, Brendan Lyon, made the following statement on the Cross River Rail Project today:Read more

Commitment to Cross River Rail Builds Confidence

On July 1, 2016

The Queensland Government's commitment today to invest $800 million in the Cross River Rail project was a much-needed step towards rebuilding...Read more

Salary increases unlikely to excite this year: Hays Salary Guide released for construction, architecture and engineering

On June 29, 2016

Business activity and permanent headcounts may be rising, but according to the 2016 Hays Salary Guide they are not translating into wide-rang...Read more

Salary increases unlikely to excite this year: Hays Salary Guide released for construction, architecture and engineering

On June 29, 2016

Business activity and permanent headcounts may be rising, but according to the 2016 Hays Salary Guide they are not translating into wide-rang...Read more

Berrimah Farm land release will create a new suburb

On June 27, 2016

One of the largest land-release projects in the Northern Territory’s history has taken a major step forward through the signing of a developm...Read more

World-class signalling system on track to boost SEQ’s train capacity

On June 27, 2016

A new world-class rail signalling system for South East Queensland’s rail network is on the fast track, with global Expressions of Interest t...Read more

NSW shows how it’s done: infrastructure up, debt gone and a surplus

On June 23, 2016

NSW Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian’s budget is the envy of other states – boasting a surplus, no debt and a record level of infrastructure inve...Read more

Construction for Stage 2 light rail set to start in July

On June 23, 2016

It is full steam ahead for Stage 2 of Gold Coast Light Rail extension with construction to start along the 7.3-kilometre route next month.Read more

Populist foreign taxes damage housing supply

On June 22, 2016

Housing supply in our major capital cities is being put at risk by counter-productive taxes on foreign investment, according to the Property ...Read more

Infrastructure big on building

On May 25, 2016

As part of the 2016 Budget, the Northern Territory Government will provide total infrastructure payments of $1.68 billion, delivering and inv...Read more

Darwin Mid Suburbs Area Plan provides strategic framework for future growth

On May 23, 2016

The NT Government is seeking more public comment in regards to the Darwin Mid Suburbs Area Plan. Lands and Planning Minister David Tollner sa...Read more

Commuters to benefit from third CBD link

On May 18, 2016

Chief Minister Adam Giles has welcomed the Coalition Government’s contribution of $29.5 million towards the Barneson Boulevard link from Tige...Read more

Fulton Hogan powers up with solar

On May 13, 2016

Fulton Hogan has rolled-out solar panel energy system across eight locations around Australia. Collectively, the installation across the eigh...Read more

Dwelling approvals rise in March

On May 9, 2016

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.6 per cent in March 2016, in trend terms, and has now risen for four months, according to data releas...Read more

Building our Future: Strengthening Australia through critical and innovative infrastructure investment

On May 4, 2016

The 2016–17 Budget provides for ongoing investment in critical infrastructure and regional development to reduce congestion, improve safety a...Read more

NT Government seeks EOI for new Health Headquarters

On April 11, 2016

The Northern Territory Government is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI) for a new headquarters for the Department of Health. Deputy Chief ...Read more

Government needs to listen

On April 11, 2016

The Property Council of Australia NT Division is calling for the Northern Territory Government to further explore options for the consolidati...Read more

pitt&sherry appoints Bob Gregg as Group Executive - Queensland and Northern Territory

On April 4, 2016

pitt&sherry, the multi-specialist infrastructure consultancy, is pleased to announce that Bob Gregg has been appointed to the position of...Read more

Melbourne our fastest-growing capital

On March 31, 2016

Melbourne is officially Australia’s fastest growing capital city, according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (AB...Read more

Darwin ship lift project enters request for proposal phase

On March 16, 2016

The Northern Territory is one step closer to developing a significant new marine maintenance industry at East Arm following the shortlisting ...Read more

NT Government on track to implement world’s ‘best practice’ operating environment for onshore gas industry

On March 9, 2016

The Northern Territory Government is continuing its plan to develop world’s best practice for onshore gas activity and is inviting feedback f...Read more

Dwelling approvals continue to decline in January

On March 2, 2016

ABS building approvals show that the number of dwellings approved fell 1.0 per cent in January 2016, in trend terms, continuing a 10 month de...Read more

Expressions of interest invited for the development at Royal Darwin Hospital

On February 29, 2016

Royal Darwin Hospital is set to receive a new multi-storey carpark, a 24-bed cognitive care facility, on-site residential accommodation and o...Read more

Once in every lifetime – Chan tender release

On February 24, 2016

A tender has been released for the design development and construct (with novated design) of the repurposing of the Chan Building. The tender...Read more

New online survey approval system cuts red tape for building industry

On February 24, 2016

Northern Territory private industry surveyors will soon have the ability to submit and have their plans approved online. Minister for Lands a...Read more

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