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SEQ takes City Deal funds bid to Canberra to test coalition and Labor

SEQ takes City Deal funds bid to Canberra to test coalition and Labor

South-east Queensland's mayors met with the deputy Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader to push for the major investment and planning package.

  • by Tony Moore

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Infrastructure Australia chief blasts plan to make dud projects easier to justify

Infrastructure Australia chief blasts plan to make dud projects easier to justify

"We wouldn’t do this for kids in our schools, just as we wouldn’t lower the standards in our hospitals, so why should we do it for our major infrastructure projects?"

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Labor reaps timely windfall after land registry deal brings in $2.85b
Breaking

Labor reaps timely windfall after land registry deal brings in $2.85b

Andrews government gets massive boost to election-year war chest, with 40-year lease of government database containing Victorians’ personal property details.

  • by Benjamin Preiss
Seven Group opens $40m facility to tap into Sydney’s building boom
Seven Group

Seven Group opens $40m facility to tap into Sydney’s building boom

Seven Group Holdings has opened a new Westrac heavy machinery facility in Western Sydney to support the city’s future infrastructure boom.

  • by Cole Latimer
Push to create 'Scarborough-style' Olympic pool in Perth's deep north
Planning and development

Push to create 'Scarborough-style' Olympic pool in Perth's deep north

A council in Perth's northern suburbs is accelerating its push to create an outdoor Olympic sized swimming pool for residents living in the fast-growing area.

  • by David Allan-Petale
Kangaroo Point bridge business case to go ahead
City council

Kangaroo Point bridge business case to go ahead

A bridge connecting Kangaroo Point and the CBD has been discussed for years. Funding has now been allocated to complete the business case.

  • by Ruth McCosker
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State of growth: Victoria's $100 billion infrastructure boom revealed
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State of growth: Victoria's $100 billion infrastructure boom revealed

More than $100 billion worth of new roads, rail lines, hospitals, skyscrapers, prisons, wind farms and other projects is being built or planned in Victoria.

  • by Adam Carey
Bridge connecting Kangaroo Point to CBD supported but not funded
City council

Bridge connecting Kangaroo Point to CBD supported but not funded

A pedestrian and cyclist bridge connecting Kangaroo Point to Brisbane CBD was first proposed in the 1800s. Brisbane City Council still hasn't funded it.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Why so much money is wasted on the wrong infrastructure
Opinion
Opinion

Why so much money is wasted on the wrong infrastructure

This is one area where politicians still get to play Santa Claus and nobody will admit mistakes.

  • by Ross Gittins
Optus Stadium bridge now open for footy hordes ahead of Sunday AFL game
Fremantle

Optus Stadium bridge now open for footy hordes ahead of Sunday AFL game

Matagarup Bridge is now open for the public ahead round 17 AFL fixture between the Fremantle Dockers and Port Adelaide at Optus Stadium on Sunday.

  • by staff writers
East West Link at centre of Liberal pitch to win Victoria

East West Link at centre of Liberal pitch to win Victoria

The controversial East West Link project is again set to be a key state election battleground after the Liberals put the road at the heart of their pitch.

  • by Benjamin Preiss & Noel Towell