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Entertainment precinct set to expand under Brisbane rail bridge

Entertainment precinct set to expand under Brisbane rail bridge

The developers of South Brisbane's popular Fish Lane propose to build an 'urban park' and 12 mini-eateries beneath the South Brisbane rail line in a Manhattan-style extension to Fish Lane, opposite the Queensland Museum.

  • by Tony Moore

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Smoke alarm order with no sign of fix to Melbourne's cladding crisis
Construction

Smoke alarm order with no sign of fix to Melbourne's cladding crisis

Owners of buildings covered in highly flammable materials are being ordered to move smoke alarms closer to danger zones as a stop-gap measure to prevent deadly fires breaking out.

  • by Clay Lucas and Cameron Houston
Canberra Now: New treescapes policy; govt 'can't police build quality'
Canberra

Canberra Now: New treescapes policy; govt 'can't police build quality'

Plus how an accountant named John made all the difference to Pavana's life; and a new centre to help Canberra's injured wildlife.

  • by Alexandra Back
Drawbridge mentality of older residents unfair to young flat dwellers
Opinion
Opinion

Drawbridge mentality of older residents unfair to young flat dwellers

It never ceases to surprise me how negative the older generations can be.

  • by Jilly Gibson
NCA to develop policy for Canberra's treescapes

NCA to develop policy for Canberra's treescapes

Canberra's historic trees will reach the end of their lives soon, and the National Capital Authority wants help to develop a policy to manage them.

  • by Sally Pryor
'No blade of grass is safe': why Parramatta Park is a battlefield
City life

'No blade of grass is safe': why Parramatta Park is a battlefield

Parramatta Park is the green lungs of western Sydney but there are fears it is besieged by vested interests wanting to carve off land for private profit.

  • by Andrew Taylor
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Melbourne sprawl: 50,000 housing lots to be released making way for 12 new suburbs
Tim Pallas

Melbourne sprawl: 50,000 housing lots to be released making way for 12 new suburbs

Work will begin on turning the large swathes of land into new suburbs within the next four years.

  • by Sumeyya Ilanbey and Adam Carey
Berejiklian government backs over-shadowing of future public square
Planning

Berejiklian government backs over-shadowing of future public square

A proposed $650 million redevelopment of Cockle Bay Wharf has triggered another dispute between Clover Moore’s City of Sydney Council and Gladys Berejiklian's government over development.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
'That is not how you plan a growing city': Labor moves to combat developers
Property development

'That is not how you plan a growing city': Labor moves to combat developers

NSW Labor has vowed to shut a "backdoor" in the planning system, but developers warn this will send planning "backwards".

  • by Esther Han
South-east Queensland economy could be '$58 billion bigger' under new deal
Planning

South-east Queensland economy could be '$58 billion bigger' under new deal

South-east Queensland's economy could be "$58 billion bigger" if money was invested in productivity improvements at its four international airports and the Port of Brisbane, a City Deal research paper shows.

  • by Tony Moore
Plans for higher-density development at Showground station hub knocked back
Development

Plans for higher-density development at Showground station hub knocked back

An independent panel has rejected a controversial bid to rezone parts of the Showground station precinct in Sydney's north-west.

  • by Megan Gorrey