Residents displacing workers in areas neigbouring Melbourne’s CBD, huge shifts in household composition and the influence of the emerging middle class living in Asian megacities are reshaping Melbourne, as planning policy struggles to keep pace with the changes.
More innovation, more investment and better long term planning are all welcome recommendations of a new Infrastructure Australia report on delivering public transport to outer suburban residents.
The Government’s 10-year, $3.5 billion Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative is set to deliver game-changing works to drive productivity and efficiency gains across Australia’s key freight routes.
Safety improvements on the Bruce Highway are continuing, with barriers now being installed on the Sunshine Coast.
Federal funding is set to flow to the North East Rail Line thanks to formal approval of its $235 million commitment to flow to the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) to deliver the project, another key milestone toward getting the major upgrade up and running.
The first step in the process to award a contract for major works on the Warrnambool and Geelong line upgrades is under way, with a call for Expressions of Interest from contractors.
Booyong Bridge was officially opened, the first of five new bridges being built as part of the Bangalow Bridges Replacement project.
The Australian Government is positioning the nation for safer roads through collaboration on hightech vehicle and road systems, made possible by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the US State of Michigan.
Motorists living across Sydney’s Eastern Beaches region will soon have the opportunity to participate in a trial of digital driver licences by November 2018.
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) welcomes the announcement of Prime Minister Morrison’s new Ministry and its very future-focused portfolio line up that we believe will help address the issues that matter most to Australians.