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Another step forward for Cross River Rail

On November 30, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed the Turnbull Government’s commitment to improving urban rail infrastructure following their response t...Read more

Australia’s largest intelligent vehicle trial to be held in Qld

On November 29, 2016

Queensland is preparing for driverless and connected vehicles with ambitious plans underway for the largest on-road testing trial in Australi...Read more

Expressions of interest called for Mackay Ring Road — Stage 1 project

On November 28, 2016

The Mackay Ring Road—Stage 1 project has reached its next major milestone with expressions of interest now called for the construction tender...Read more

CPB Contractors to design and construct the Logan Enhancement project

On November 25, 2016

CPB Contractors has been selected by Transurban Queensland as the preferred contractor to design and construct the $512 million Logan Enhance...Read more

New chapter opens for ARTC at Bromelton

On November 25, 2016

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has confirmed today that it has purchased nearly 850 hectares of land in the Bromelton State Dev...Read more

Plans on show for Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway Bruce Highway upgrade

On November 23, 2016

The design layout for the $929.3 million Bruce Highway upgrade between Caloundra Road and the Sunshine Motorway will be on show at public dis...Read more

Works begin on direct gateway to Toowoomba from Second Range Crossing

On November 23, 2016

Direct access between Toowoomba City and the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) is moving closer, with works starting on loc...Read more

First stadium contracts on schedule for Xmas

On November 22, 2016

The first three contracts for the $250 million North Queensland Stadium – including principal consultant – are on schedule to be awarded by C...Read more

Launch of Value Capture Discussion Paper

On November 21, 2016

It is a pleasure to be here at this breakfast event hosted by the Property Council in Melbourne. Earlier this year I spoke at another Propert...Read more

Improving local roads is a matter of safety and equity

On November 17, 2016

For the local government sector, improving local roads is a matter of safety and equity and more support is needed from the Commonwealth to h...Read more

Support for suicide prevention in construction industry

On November 16, 2016

Suicide prevention organisation MATES in Construction has been given further support through a new industry partnership program with the Quee...Read more

New Construction Forecasts Show Post-Boom Falls - and Rises

On November 15, 2016

These were always going to be interesting times for building and construction in Australia, once the resources boom had passed and residentia...Read more

Townsville MoU heralds Australia’s first City Deal

On November 15, 2016

The Prime Minister and Queensland Premier have signed an historic memorandum to renew the city centre, create a vibrant and liveable city and...Read more

World class urban design at the core of approved West Village development

On November 14, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government today announced the approval of the $800 million West Village development on the Absoe site in West End. Deputy Pre...Read more

Tools for a new generation

On November 14, 2016

Group Manager, BIM Systems, Don Cameron looks at how design software has the potential to change the construction industry. So you’ve got to ...Read more

Improved modelling of unsealed road maintenance and deterioration

On November 11, 2016

Austroads has published the results of a study designed to quantify the immediate and longer-term maintenance impact of grader blading and su...Read more

New Caboolture River bridge rapidly taking shape

On November 9, 2016

Local residents will get their first glimpse of how the new southbound Caboolture River Bridge will look, with the first precast concrete dec...Read more

$1 billion of Pacific Highway works between Woolgoolga and Ballina put to tender

On November 9, 2016

Around $1 billion worth of major civil work packages for the Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade are currently going...Read more

Palaszczuk Government commits funds and jobs to fix dam spillway

On November 3, 2016

Queensland Government-owned SunWater Limited has committed $50.5 million to reinstate and repair the Boondooma Dam spillway.Read more

Federal Government commits funding to Cross River Rail

On October 31, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government has secured the support of the Turnbull Government to finalise planning for Cross River Rail. Deputy Premier Jackie...Read more

New funding for roads in Northern Australia

On October 28, 2016

The Turnbull-Joyce Government is developing Northern Australia and improving the economic outlook with priority road upgrades announced today.Read more

Continued strength in dwelling approvals

On October 10, 2016

The number of dwellings approved, in trend terms, rose 0.6 per cent in August 2016 and has risen for nine months, according to data released ...Read more

Funding to support vital Western Australian roads under the Northern Australia Roads Programme

On September 28, 2016

More than $360 million is being rolled out for new road upgrade projects in northern Australia, with almost $90 million being invested in the...Read more

Delivering on our Fracking Moratorium election commitment

On September 19, 2016

Chief Minister Michael Gunner today delivered on a key election commitment by announcing a moratorium and independent scientific inquiry into...Read more

New Director General of Transport appointed

On August 22, 2016

Transport Minister Dean Nalder has announced the newly appointed Director General of the Department of Transport, Richard Sellers, will take ...Read more

Health Headquarters moves to select tender process

On August 22, 2016

Hundreds of construction jobs will be created in Darwin and Palmerston with the Northern Territory Government proceeding with a select tender...Read more

Preferred proponent selected for Darwin ship lift

On August 19, 2016

The Northern Territory Government will contribute up to $100 million towards a ship-lift facility at East Arm that will position Darwin as th...Read more

Laing O'Rourke secures another major project in the Top End

On August 12, 2016

Laing O’Rourke has secured another major Defence project being confirmed as managing contractor for the Planning Phase of the Larrakeyah Rede...Read more

$250 million Westin luxury hotel will go ahead in Darwin

On August 5, 2016

The construction of a $250 million luxury hotel on the Darwin Waterfront will enhance the popular precinct, create hundreds of ongoing jobs, ...Read more

Dwelling approvals fall in June

On August 3, 2016

The number of dwellings approved fell 0.9 per cent in June 2016, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Stati...Read more

Luxury hotel remains under consideration

On July 25, 2016

The Northern Territory Government has narrowed the field of proponents to develop a possible luxury hotel in Darwin. Chief Minister Adam GilesRead more

Delivering Territory growth through three new strategic plans

On July 25, 2016

The Country Liberals Government is continuing to drive economic growth and social cohesion with the release of three strategies for Territory...Read more

Dwelling approvals continue to rise in trend terms

On July 6, 2016

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.9 per cent in May 2016, in trend terms, and has risen for six months, according to data released by t...Read more

Cutting red tape build up from construction sector

On July 6, 2016

The Northern Territory Government’s efforts to free up NT Industries from stifling red tape are continuing with significant reforms underway ...Read more

Salary increases unlikely to excite this year: Hays Salary Guide released for construction, architecture and engineering

On June 29, 2016

Business activity and permanent headcounts may be rising, but according to the 2016 Hays Salary Guide they are not translating into wide-rang...Read more

Berrimah Farm land release will create a new suburb

On June 27, 2016

One of the largest land-release projects in the Northern Territory’s history has taken a major step forward through the signing of a developm...Read more

Infrastructure big on building

On May 25, 2016

As part of the 2016 Budget, the Northern Territory Government will provide total infrastructure payments of $1.68 billion, delivering and inv...Read more

Darwin Mid Suburbs Area Plan provides strategic framework for future growth

On May 23, 2016

The NT Government is seeking more public comment in regards to the Darwin Mid Suburbs Area Plan. Lands and Planning Minister David Tollner sa...Read more

Commuters to benefit from third CBD link

On May 18, 2016

Chief Minister Adam Giles has welcomed the Coalition Government’s contribution of $29.5 million towards the Barneson Boulevard link from Tige...Read more

Fulton Hogan powers up with solar

On May 13, 2016

Fulton Hogan has rolled-out solar panel energy system across eight locations around Australia. Collectively, the installation across the eigh...Read more


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