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'What makes my area different to Victor's?': The 'Dominello effect' starts to spread

'What makes my area different to Victor's?': The 'Dominello effect' starts to spread

The impact of Finance Minister Victor Dominello’s campaign to halt development in his own electorate is threatening to spread to Sydney’s inner west.

  • by Jacob Saulwick

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New bridge and retail precinct mooted for Bowen Hills
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New bridge and retail precinct mooted for Bowen Hills

People are being urged to have their say on the future of Bowen Hills.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
City fringe land to remain green as minister rejects $15m market plan
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City fringe land to remain green as minister rejects $15m market plan

Planning Minister Richard Wynne rejects a massive fruit and veg market plan on the city's fringe, but developer vows to retain land for the future.

  • by Clay Lucas
Landmark Chinese restaurant gets a final bow ahead of Blacktown revamp

Landmark Chinese restaurant gets a final bow ahead of Blacktown revamp

One of western Sydney's oldest Chinese restaurants is a poignant venue in a new festival centred on local contemporary stories.

  • by Garry Maddox
The crows move in as Randwick's Eurimbla Avenue is wiped off the map

The crows move in as Randwick's Eurimbla Avenue is wiped off the map

Last summer, crows began to settle in Eurimbla Avenue. They came down into that cul-de-sac like they had been waiting for it all along, stood on the road and fixated their gaze on passers-by.

  • by Harriet Alexander
Casey council, where riches are made with the stroke of a pen

Casey council, where riches are made with the stroke of a pen

When John Woodman visits Casey council in Melbourne’s sprawling south-east, he parks his red Ferrari wherever he pleases.

  • by Royce Millar, Ben Schneiders & Clay Lucas
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Queensland government flags superyachts in The Spit development plan
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Queensland government flags superyachts in The Spit development plan

Berths for boats longer than 80 metres as well as parks, an underwater sculpture garden and a controversial ocean-side cruise ship terminal have been flagged.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher
Brisbane shopping centre destroyed by fire to be rebuilt

Brisbane shopping centre destroyed by fire to be rebuilt

More than a year after a shopping centre in Brisbane's south-west was destroyed, an application has been made to build a new centre.

  • by Ruth McCosker
200,000 new residents: Melbourne's northern suburbs need huge infrastructure injection
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200,000 new residents: Melbourne's northern suburbs need huge infrastructure injection

A report for a group representing Melbourne's north calls for a range of big infrastructure projects to be started over the next decade.

  • by Clay Lucas
Mistakes of the past need not dictate Melbourne's future
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Mistakes of the past need not dictate Melbourne's future

Melbourne added 43,000 hectares to its city boundaries in 2010. Now, we need to think about how we fill in all that land as the city grows to 8 million by 2050.

  • by Clay Lucas
Mum-and-dad plans languish while big developers surge ahead in WA Planning Commission
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Mum-and-dad plans languish while big developers surge ahead in WA Planning Commission

A group of Singleton landowners south of Perth are angry at the WA Planning Commission after their rezoning application has stalled for a decade while similar neighbouring developments have breezed through.

  • by Hamish Hastie