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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

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

Experience delivers significant milestones in North Queensland

On May 4, 2016

At the end of January, our North Queensland Constructions team completed the Dalrymple Road Bridge project at the Bohle River in Townsville, ...Read more

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today turned the first sod to mark the start of construction on Aveo Group’s $1 billion retirement village in Springfield

On May 3, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government is seeking interest from around the globe in exploring for potentially-rich petroleum and gas resources of Queensla...Read more

Solar farm contract secured

On May 3, 2016

Downer's footprint in the renewable sector has been expanded with Sunshine Coast Council selecting us to Design, Construct, Operate and Maint...Read more

SMEC Arup Joint Venture appointed Technical and Engineering Advisors for Inland Rail

On May 3, 2016

A joint venture of SMEC and Arup (SAJV) has won the Technical and Engineering Advisory contract for an improved rail freight corridor between...Read more

Construction jobs boost in Queensland’s largest suburban renewal project

On May 2, 2016

In a major boost to apprenticeships and construction jobs, work has commenced on the biggest stage of Queensland’s largest suburban renewal p...Read more

Construction of Eton Range Realignment begins

On April 28, 2016

The safety and reliability of the Peak Downs Highway is set to improve with construction of the Eton Range realignment west of Mackay now und...Read more

Online tools to help the construction industry protect waterways and Great Barrier Reef

On April 27, 2016

Waterways from local creeks to the Great Barrier Reef will be afforded greater protection after new mobile-friendly online tools to assist th...Read more

NWQ zinc project gains red tape reduction

On April 27, 2016

The $1.4 billion Dugald River zinc project has gained special status to help cut red tape and create hundreds of jobs in north Queensland. St...Read more

Smart Infrastructure Project Winner

On April 21, 2016

Laing O’Rourke’s delivery of a state-of-the-art Maintenance Centre near Ipswich that will service Queensland’s New Generation Rollingstock fo...Read more

Underground coal gasification banned in Queensland

On April 20, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government has moved to ban underground coal gasification because of its environmental impact. State Development Minister and ...Read more

Continuous Naval Shipbuild

On April 20, 2016

The Turnbull Government is securing a sustainable long-term Australian naval shipbuilding industry. Today the Government is announcing the bu...Read more

Major Construction starts on Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

On April 19, 2016

Today marks the start of major construction on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC).Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Ch...Read more

NEW Dincel 275mm profile for 50 storey buildings and 100% waterproofing

On April 18, 2016

High rise development is set to become even faster with the introduction of Dincel Construction System’s new 275mm profile. The internationa...Read more

Sir David Higgins, Executive Chairman, High Speed2 speaks at Arcadis-sponsored CEDA forum 'Transforming Cities'.

On April 18, 2016

With two out of three Australians now living in major urban centres, our cities are projected to double in size over the next 40 years. A new...Read more

Watpac finalises $264M Ryde Garden contract

On April 18, 2016

Watpac Limited (‘Watpac’ or ‘Group’) today announced it has finalised a $264 million contract with Country Garden Australia, to deliver the R...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

Cross River Rail proposal

On April 11, 2016

The Turnbull Government stands ready to work with the Queensland Government to progress the Brisbane Cross River Rail proposal, following tod...Read more

Delivery authority best model to find the missing billions to build Cross River Rail

On April 8, 2016

The formation of a new dedicated authority to refine funding and planning models for the Cross River Rail is the right approach to harness th...Read more

Progress on Cross River Rail welcomed

On April 8, 2016

The Property Council of Australia has welcomed today’s announcement by the Queensland Government regarding the Cross River Rail project.Read more

Palaszczuk Government will establish new authority to deliver Cross River Rail

On April 8, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government today announced plans to establish an authority to deliver Cross River Rail, the number one priority infrastructure...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

NT Government invests $75 million in power upgrade for Alice Springs

On February 8, 2016

The Northern Territory Government will invest $75 million to expand power supply facilities at the Owen Springs Power Station in Alice Spring...Read more

Dwelling approvals continue to decline in December

On February 4, 2016

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Building Approvals show that the number of dwellings approved fell 0.1 per cent in December 2015, in tr...Read more

Resource states continue to lose steam

On January 29, 2016

Lower world commodity prices are continuing to deliver an unwelcome income shock to the Australian economy. That is compounding the effects o...Read more

Australia’s economy is OK - but our Federal Budget isn’t

On January 19, 2016

Good news, bad news. The global growth story remains a patchy one. The US is growing fast enough to be an increasingly powerful force for goo...Read more

Dwelling approvals fall in November

On January 8, 2016

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Building Approvals show that the number of dwellings approved fell 1.9 per cent in November 2015, in tr...Read more

Australia’s largest rooftop solar system up and running in Darwin

On December 15, 2015

Darwin is now officially home to Australia’s largest solar rooftop system after the installation of Casuarina Square’s 1.25MW (megawatt) syst...Read more

NT and Qld sign agreement to progress Mount Isa to Tennant Creek railway

On December 15, 2015

The Northern Territory and Queensland Governments have today agreed to a joint approach to progress a potential new rail project linking Tenn...Read more

Record investment in Palmerston roads

On December 10, 2015

The Country Liberals Government is spending a record $57 million on a series of road improvements in the Palmerston region aimed at boosting ...Read more

Private sector house approvals fall in October

On December 2, 2015

ABS Building Approvals show that the number of dwellings approved fell 0.6 per cent in October 2015, in trend terms, and has fallen for seven...Read more


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