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Rail pledge makes claim to take politics out of planning sound hollow

Rail pledge makes claim to take politics out of planning sound hollow

The Andrews government’s decision to bypass Infrastructure Victoria on the biggest project ever announced in Victoria has drawn criticism.

  • by Adam Carey

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Gabba eyes light up as WA earns $10 million from stadium naming rights

Gabba eyes light up as WA earns $10 million from stadium naming rights

Sports Minister Mick de Brenni says the $10 million received by the Western Australian government for the naming rights for Perth Arena is a positive sign as Queensland seeks a multimillion-dollar naming right sponsor for the Gabba.

  • by Tony Moore
'A shame on us all': fury over South Head development plans
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'A shame on us all': fury over South Head development plans

Locals are furious about plans by a leading Sydney businessman to take over part of South Head national park for a wedding and function centre.

  • by Deborah Snow
Council set to cash in on beach blocks at centre of long battle

Council set to cash in on beach blocks at centre of long battle

Unsuspecting migrants spent a fortune on seaside blocks only to hand them back for a pittance. Now local council is set to sell the same land for a windfall.

  • by Gabrielle Costa
Clover Moore warns Waterloo revamp will create 'ghettos of the future'
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Clover Moore warns Waterloo revamp will create 'ghettos of the future'

Sydney lord mayor Clover Moore says plans to triple the number of homes at the Waterloo housing estate will make it "one of the highest density precincts in Australia".

  • by Megan Gorrey
In a darkened milk bar, Nick waits for customers who will never come
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In a darkened milk bar, Nick waits for customers who will never come

Eight months after it closed, elderly owner Nicholas Fotiou still puts on his apron every day in the Greek milk bar that has been his life.

  • by Garry Maddox
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'This is Marrickville, not Mirvac-ville': Sydney councils take back planning powers
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'This is Marrickville, not Mirvac-ville': Sydney councils take back planning powers

Mirvac is continuing with its controversial plan to redevelop an industrial site in Marrickville despite Inner West mayor Darcy Byrne's determination to stop the development.

  • by Andrew Taylor
Canberra loses leading urban planner Patrick Troy, dead at 82
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Canberra loses leading urban planner Patrick Troy, dead at 82

Patrick Troy was a leading urban planner who was driven by social justice and sustainability

  • by Sally Pryor
'No regard for design and beauty': Why Bondi Junction is an eyesore
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'No regard for design and beauty': Why Bondi Junction is an eyesore

Developers, politicians and planners have left their mark on Bondi Junction - and it is not pretty, according to some residents.

  • by Andrew Taylor
Developers face levy to pay for infrastructure along Bankstown rail line
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Developers face levy to pay for infrastructure along Bankstown rail line

The NSW government has also been warned its Sydenham to Bankstown urban renewal project could create "dismal high-density dormitory suburbs".

  • by Andrew Taylor
Suncorp Stadium parking restrictions eased for struggling businesses
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Suncorp Stadium parking restrictions eased for struggling businesses

Milton businesses struggling against Suncorp Stadium game day parking restrictions have won a reprieve.

  • by Tony Moore