Monday, 9 September 2019

ECONOMICS / INFRASTRUCTURE

The Australian Government opened consultation on two space infrastructure projects in SA and WA. [Full Text]

Master Builders said an acceleration of infrastructure projects to the construction phase and more discussion of measures to encourage business investment is needed to help the economy. [Full Text]

ECONOMICS / TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE

World Bank issued 'Belt and Road economics: opportunities and risks of transport corridors'. [Full Text]

ECONOMICS / SOCIAL PLANNING AND POLICY

Deloitte issued 'The economic benefits of improving social inclusion'. [Full Text]

ECONOMICS

McCrindle issued a blog and infographic on Australia's income and wealth distribution. [Full Text]

PLANNING

A report by the Economist Intelligence Unit has revealed the world's most liveable cities. [Full Text]

McCrindle said three Australian cities are in the top ten most liveable cities worldwide. [Full Text]

SUSTAINABILITY

CRC for Low Carbon Living issued a report on mainstreaming low carbon residential precincts. [Full Text]

Swinburne University issued 'Renewable energy retrofitting and energy poverty in low-income households'. [Full Text]

INDUSTRY

The Urban Taskforce has appointed Tom Forrest as CEO, from 11 November. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING

The Urban Development Institute NSW issued 'Western Sydney Aerotropolis Delivery Program Ready for Take-off?'. [Full Text]

The Committee for Sydney said Sydney needs to change its low-density, car-dependent model and address inequality. [Full Text]

The Urban Development Institute NSW issued 'Unlocking the Illawarra-Shoalhaven: Illawarra-Shoalhaven Strategy 2019-20'. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The City of Newcastle opened consultation on its land-use planning vision. [Full Text]

The NSW Government issued a circular on the new online submission system for the NSW Planning Portal and how councils should submit certain planning documents and data. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / ECONOMICS

The Committee for Sydney said the NSW Government should borrow money or sell off assets to fund more transport networks. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / RURAL AND REGIONAL

Deputy PM Michael McCormack and Minister Paul Toole launched the Coffs Harbour Bypass Environmental Impact Statement. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / ENVIRONMENT / RURAL AND REGIONAL

Minister Matt Kean announced an addition of almost 60,000 hectares of land two hours from Broken Hill as a new State Conservation Area. [Full Text]

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY / PLANNING / DESIGN

The ACT Government said a permanent design review panel to improve planning and design outcomes for significant developments in the ACT will start 1 October. [Full Text]

NORTHERN TERRITORY / PLANNING

The NT Government launched the Civic and State Square Masterplan for Darwin. [Full Text]

The NT Government released a 10 Year Museums Master Plan for Darwin and Palmerston. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / HEALTH / DESIGN / RURAL AND REGIONAL

Minister Jenny Mikakos released designs for the $115 million Wonthaggi Hospital redevelopment. [Full Text]

WESTERN AUSTRALIA / TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE

Minister Rita Saffioti released the revised 'State Planning Policy 5.4 road and rail noise'. [Full Text]

Minister Saffioti said the Stage 1 Business Case for Byford rail extension has been sent to Infrastructure Australia. [Full Text]

TASMANIA / PLANNING

Minister Roger Jaensch issued a planning directive on permits for temporary housing. [Full Text]

The Tasmanian Government transferred Crown Land at 21 Oldaker Street, Devonport to Devonport City Council for Stage 1 of the Devonport Living City Project. [Full Text]