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  • $115 million for Western Sydney Airport

    Aviation Infrastructure | 5 May 2016

    The Australian Government has committed $115 million to fund planning and preparation work for the Western Sydney Airport project in the 2016 Budget. The proposed Western Sydney Airport will be a catalyst for economic growth and investment in Western Sydney for decades to come, providing a long term source of local jobs.

  • APY Lands—Iwantja to Stuart Highway road upgrade complete

    Infrastructure | 22 April 2016

    A seven-kilometre road upgrade between Iwantja (Indulkana) and the Stuart Highway in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands has been completed. The project is part of a national objective to increase the economic standard of living for Australians and improve social outcomes.

  • Gold Coast light rail extension on the fast track

    Infrastructure | 29 April 2016

    The Queensland Government and GoldLinQ today formally entered into a new partnership to deliver the Gold Coast light rail extension in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

  • National Awards for Local Government category winners announced

    Local Government | 29 April 2016

    Outstanding achievers in local government have been recognised today with the announcement of the category winners of the 2016 National Awards for Local Government. The full list of category winners and highly commended projects is available here.

  • More SA jobs as work starts on $620m Darlington Upgrade

    Infrastructure | 26 April 2016

    Hundreds of South Australians are set to gain work on the next stage of the North-South Corridor, with the start of major works on the $620 million Darlington Upgrade Project. The project will support about 370 jobs a year during major construction. The 3.3 kilometre upgrade will deliver a non-stop roadway between the Tonsley Precinct and the Southern Expressway, bypassing five signalised intersections and providing service road links for local traffic.