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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

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

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

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

Arup boosts leadership diversity with new appointments

On June 22, 2016

Arup in Australasia welcomes the appointment of four new Principals in the Australasia Region, Finola Reid, Kerryn Coker, Tan Yoong Heng and ...Read more

$155 million to expand Gold Coast schools

On June 21, 2016

Education Minister Kate Jones told State Parliament today the Palaszczuk Government was investing more than $155 million to build new schools...Read more

$55M Kapooka Bridge opens

On June 16, 2016

The highly anticipated Kapooka Bridge on the Olympic Highway south of Wagga Wagga has today officially opened - removing of one of the most n...Read more

480 Queen Street opens for business

On June 15, 2016

Australia’s first elevated public park within an office building is taking its first visitors with 480 Queen Street in Brisbane (480 Queen) n...Read more

Budget delivers record funding boost for roads and transport

On June 15, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government is delivering record funding for road and transport projects in the 2016-17 State Budget, investing more than $20 b...Read more

$110 million Port Drive upgrade

On June 13, 2016

A $110 million upgrade of Port of Brisbane’s Port Drive and local roads will start next month. Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports...Read more

Downer showcases world-first high performance toner and rubber modified spray seal binder

On June 13, 2016

Downer announced today it has partnered with the Moreton Bay Regional Council in Queensland to set a new benchmark in sustainability and inno...Read more

Wind farm offers jobs, green energy

On June 10, 2016

Queensland’s proposed biggest wind farm near Kingaroy is a step closer to generating clean energy and 370 jobs with its declaration today as ...Read more

Rail expert appointed to audit Moreton Bay Rail Link Project

On June 10, 2016

One of Australia’s leading rail signalling experts has been appointed to lead the independent investigation into the Moreton Bay Rail Link (M...Read more

Cairns Southern Access Corridor Stage 3 set for acceleration

On June 8, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government has secured an in-principle agreement from the Federal Government to accelerate planning and delivery of the $135 m...Read more

Construction starts on $170M Fortitude Valley tower creating more than 1,300 jobs

On June 7, 2016

Acting Premier Jackie Trad today turned the first sod on a $170 million office tower on Brisbane’s city fringe, which is set to support more ...Read more

Independent Review of Moreton Bay Rail Link signalling system

On June 6, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government today released the terms of reference for the independent review of the signalling system procurement and governanc...Read more

Revealed: The new name and logo of Australia’s largest electricity distributor

On June 6, 2016

Australia’s largest electricity distributor will be named ‘Energy Queensland’ following the merger of Ergon and Energex in coming weeks, anno...Read more

Queensland triples solar ambition for clean energy future

On June 3, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government has tripled its election commitment in providing long-term financial support to up to 120 megawatts (MW) of install...Read more

Walker Corporation given green light to create new city centre for Adelaide

On June 3, 2016

Walker Corporation has received approval from the South Australian Government for the delivery of a new Festival Plaza. This project will tra...Read more

Progress flows on CQ dam projects

On June 1, 2016

Progress continues on the $495 million dam project for Eden Bann and Rookwood weirs in central Queensland, with another step forward today in...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

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

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

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

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