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Brisbane developer delivers inner-city West End park

Brisbane developer delivers inner-city West End park

A Brisbane developer has delivered on its promise to deliver an inner-city public park the size of Brisbane’s Post Office Square.

  • by Ruth McCosker

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Fears over 'drug peddlers': Divisive eastern suburbs skate park to go ahead
Local council

Fears over 'drug peddlers': Divisive eastern suburbs skate park to go ahead

The plan for a skate park in Rushcutters Bay Park once pitted former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull against deputy opposition leader Tanya Plibersek.

  • by Megan Gorrey
Bookings under bridge into 2020 before Howard Smith Wharves launches
Development

Bookings under bridge into 2020 before Howard Smith Wharves launches

The $110 million Howard Smith Wharves project isn’t due to open for another month, but eager residents are making bookings years in advance.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Demolition starts on former CSIRO buildings off Limestone Avenue
Development

Demolition starts on former CSIRO buildings off Limestone Avenue

The former CSIRO headquarters will soon disappear from the Mount Ainslie foothills in Campbell, to be replaced by units and townhouses.

  • by Sally Pryor
'Inappropriate locations': Why childcare centres are not welcome in parts of Sydney
Childcare

'Inappropriate locations': Why childcare centres are not welcome in parts of Sydney

The NSW government introduced new planning rules to address demand for childcare centres. But not everyone is happy.

  • by Andrew Taylor
'They're trying hard to destroy it': The growing pains of a Sydney suburb
Property development

'They're trying hard to destroy it': The growing pains of a Sydney suburb

A new $600m hospital more than five decades in the making opens this month. Residents of its bushland suburb have called the process a 'nightmare'.

  • by Garry Maddox
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Fishermans Bend a vision that needs flesh on its bones
Analysis
Analysis

Fishermans Bend a vision that needs flesh on its bones

The Andrews government has spent the past year nailing down its plan for Fishermans Bend and the result looks good.

  • by Adam Carey
With 121 cranes, one region emerges as Sydney's construction hotspot
Development

With 121 cranes, one region emerges as Sydney's construction hotspot

Sydney’s northern suburbs are emerging as the city's residential construction hotspot, even as the state government attempts to distance itself from concerns about development. 

  • by Jacob Saulwick
With every cubic metre demolished, Macarthur House is closer to sale
Planning and development

With every cubic metre demolished, Macarthur House is closer to sale

The former public service office block will be sold off to become an "urban village" near the light rail stop.

  • by Katie Burgess
Heat-seeking drones find Brisbane's hiding koalas
Development

Heat-seeking drones find Brisbane's hiding koalas

Drones have mapped Brisbane's koala hot-spots using heat sensors 60 metres above the tree canopy in a trial run by the Queensland University of Technology.

  • by Tony Moore
Plans for Giralang boarding house rejected over design issues
Development

Plans for Giralang boarding house rejected over design issues

The proposed 24-bed boarding house would have had an "adverse impact" on the amenity of the street, according to the ACT Planning and Land Authority.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy