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Lendlease secures Pacific Motorway Upgrade: M1/M3/Gateway Merge

On October 19, 2017

Brisbane, 11 October 2017: Lendlease today announced that it has secured a contract with the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Road...Read more

Natural resources and mines driving prosperity for Queenslanders

On October 19, 2017

Work is underway on Queensland’s annual statewide exploration program to provide a more systematic process for releasing resource exploration...Read more

M1 Pacific Motorway – Gateway Merge charges ahead

On October 18, 2017

The contract for the significant M1 and M3 upgrade between Eight Mile Plains and Rochedale South has been announced, with early works on the ...Read more

First 6 star Green Star rating for an industrial project

On October 18, 2017

A supersite in Victoria’s Truganina suburb has received a 6 Star Green Star As Built v1.1 rating from the Green Building Council of Australia...Read more

Survey reveals potential for mineral and water resources in State’s far North West

On October 16, 2017

New airborne survey data is now available to help unlock the economic potential of the State’s Far North West.Read more

QBCC reform hits the mark

On October 13, 2017

Queensland is developing the nation's best building regulator with new powers and a new approach implemented at the Queensland Building and C...Read more

Building Queensland involved in more than double the proposals

On October 12, 2017

Building Queensland has been involved in the development of approximately 50 proposals—more than double that of the previous financial year, ...Read more

CIMIC’S UGL awarded $133m Bannerton Solar Park contract

On October 12, 2017

CIMIC Group company, UGL has been awarded a contract by Foresight Solar Australia to design and build stage one of the Bannerton 110MWDC Sola...Read more

Work starts on Mackay Ring Road Stage 1 upgrade

On October 11, 2017

Work has started on Mackay and Whitsunday's largest ever road infrastructure project with the first sod officially turned on the Mackay Ring ...Read more

Trend dwelling approvals rise 1.1 per cent in August

On October 10, 2017

The number of dwellings approved rose 1.1 per cent in August 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for seven months, according to data released...Read more

Trend dwelling approvals rise 1.1 per cent in August

On October 10, 2017

The number of dwellings approved rose 1.1 per cent in August 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for seven months, according to data released...Read more

Townsville Port expansion gains major approval

On October 10, 2017

A major boost for Townsville’s economy and tourism industry is a step closer following a key approval for the Port’s $1.64 billion expansion ...Read more

Graceville Station Upgrade delivers accessibility for the community

On October 10, 2017

BMD Constructions has delivered a new and improved upgrade to the Graceville Station located on Queensland’s main rail line, south-west of Br...Read more

Port Douglas marina investment a boost to superyacht tourism

On October 9, 2017

Acting Premier and Treasurer Curtis Pitt and Tourism Minister Kate Jones today welcomed Ghassan Aboud’s tourism and hospitality group Crystal...Read more

Award winning architects appointed for Museum of the NT

On October 9, 2017

Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss today announced the dynamic architecture partnership of troppo and ARM architects as the success...Read more

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane changes CBD view

On October 6, 2017

The $3 billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane development has effected another visible change to Brisbane’s CBD with the demolition of a 30-year-old ...Read more

Seymour Whyte delivers Australian first at Port of Brisbane

On October 5, 2017

Seymour Whyte has successfully installed Australia’s longest pre-stressed bridge girders for the Port of Brisbane’s $110 million Port Drive U...Read more

WSP strenghtens geotechnics and tunnelling capabilities in Queensland and South Australia

On October 5, 2017

WSP has named two new leaders to manage our Geotechnics and Tunnelling teams in our Queensland and South Australian offices. The appointments...Read more

CPB Contractors wins $145 million Capricornia Correctional Centre works

On October 5, 2017

CPB Contractors has been selected by Queensland Corrective Services to deliver significant facility upgrades at the Capricornia Correctional ...Read more

Last Queensland Inland Rail preferred section selected

On October 5, 2017

Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester today announced the preferred corridor for the Yelarbon and Gowrie section o...Read more

$65m Centenary Highway upgrade to ease congestion and create jobs

On October 4, 2017

The Palaszczuk Government will spend $65 million transforming one of the busiest intersections on one of South East Queensland’s busiest road...Read more

Australian first use of 46m Quickcell Super Girders

On October 4, 2017

On the weekend of 9 -11 September, seven Quickcell Super Girders were installed as part of the Port of Brisbane’s $110m Port Drive Upgrade pr...Read more

$62M Kingaroy Hospital redevelopment project reaching milestones

On October 3, 2017

Planning for Kingaroy Hospital’s $62 million redevelopment is well underway with the appointment this week of an architect to commence work o...Read more

Tender released to design and construct new Rugby League stadium

On September 27, 2017

The Territory Labor Government is providing first class sporting facilities for Territorians with the release of a tender to design and const...Read more

Buy Local Industry Advocate to Benefit Territory Business and Territory Jobs

On September 21, 2017

The Territory Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment to further strengthen Buy Local conditions and support job creation, ...Read more

Hames Sharley Appointed to deliver Museums Master Plan

On September 8, 2017

In another step forward for the Northern Territory Government’s cultural investment program, Hames Sharley has been appointed to lead a stake...Read more

Significant Milestone to Pave Way for NT jobs

On September 7, 2017

The NT Government has reached a key project agreement with Seafarms to develop of one of the world’s largest aquaculture projects, signalling...Read more

Exciting new $56 million SeaLink tourism infrastructure plan under MLP

On August 31, 2017

SeaLink’s $56 million Market-Led Proposal (MLP) has been given State Government approvals to advance to Stage 2 of the MLP framework. Treasur...Read more

Future-look of Australia’s Northern Capital – Have Your Say

On August 29, 2017

A concept video that sets out how Darwin’s city centre could be transformed into a tropical, world-renowned destination, creating more jobs f...Read more

Ground-breaking Battery Energy Storage System set to transform the Northern Territory’s energy future

On August 1, 2017

As announcements of breakthrough battery storage solutions continue to transform the rapidly growing renewable energy sector, the government-...Read more

Birds Eye View of Barneson

On July 27, 2017

Barneson Boulevard, a job-creating infrastructure project that will revitalise the Darwin CBD and is set to commence construction this year, ...Read more

First step towards the New Museum of the Northern Territory

On June 30, 2017

The Territory Labor Government’s vision to transform the Old Darwin Hospital site into a major new museum has taken a significant step forwar...Read more

Jemena awards key Northern Gas Pipeline contract to McConnell Dowell

On June 13, 2017

McConnell Dowell has been awarded a Construction Contract by Jemena for the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) Project. The NGP is a 622km buried ga...Read more

Trend dwelling approvals rise 0.1 per cent in April

On June 8, 2017

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.1 per cent in April 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for three months, according to data released ...Read more

John Holland wins St Andrew's Ipswich Private Hospital contract

On May 31, 2017

John Holland has been awarded the contract to redevelop the St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital, including the provision of 90 new beds and ...Read more

Trend dwelling approvals rise 0.8% in March

On May 23, 2017

The number of dwellings approved in Australia rose 0.8 per cent in March 2017, in trend terms, after falling for nine months, according to da...Read more

Delivering Road and Rail Infrastructure Today and Planning for a Stronger and More Competitive Australia Tomorrow

On May 11, 2017

The 2017–18 Budget delivers a transformational next step in the Coalition Government's record investment in infrastructure—improving connecti...Read more

Big step forward - Pipeline approval milestones reached

On May 10, 2017

Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, today announced that Jemena has been granted a Pipeline Licence for the significant ...Read more

$100 Million to Transform the Darwin CBD

On May 1, 2017

Chief Minister Michael Gunner says revitalising the Darwin CBD to create Australia’s defining Capital of the North is a critical major projec...Read more

Feasibility Study into second Darwin LNG Train

On April 27, 2017

The Territory Labor Government will contribute $250,000 towards a feasibility study into the potential expansion of ConocoPhillips’ Darwin Li...Read more


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