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Townsville Ring Road well ahead of schedule

On August 24, 2016

Construction of Section 4 of the Townsville Ring Road is tracking ahead of schedule and is now expected be completed by early 2017.Minister f...Read more

Milestone for $34.2 million Bill Fulton Bridge project

On August 24, 2016

The $34.2 million Bill Fulton Bridge duplication has reached a milestone this week with tenders called for the project.Main Roads and Road Sa...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

Mackay Ring Road project on the Bruce Highway ready to commence

On August 19, 2016

The route for the proposed Mackay Ring Road on the Bruce Highway has now been finalised with initial works to commence shortly. Minister for ...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

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

Ground-breaking news: major works start on Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2

On August 9, 2016

Helensvale station is set to become the most advanced, modern public transport interchange in the country, with major works now underway to b...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

Australia’s largest hydro machines set for overhaul

On August 5, 2016

Work has begun on a $13.5 million upgrade to Queensland’s only pumped storage hydroelectric plant – Wivenhoe Power Station.The 500 megawatt p...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

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

More progress on Coopers Gap wind farm

On August 2, 2016

Progress continues on the $500 million Coopers Gap wind farm near Kingaroy with the release today of terms of reference for its environmental...Read more

Budget investments maintain Queensland’s lead on southern states

On August 1, 2016

Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the first two Budgets of the Palaszczuk Government investing in job-creating major projects has helped Queensland ...Read more

Upgraded section of Pacific Highway between Nambucca Heads and Urunga opens to traffic

On July 29, 2016

The first motorists will begin travelling along the upgraded 22 kilometre section of the Pacific Highway between Nambucca Heads to Urunga tod...Read more

Hinze Dam turns 40

On July 26, 2016

This weekend one of South East Queensland’s major water supply dams and recreation lakes – Hinze Dam – turns 40.Minister for Water Supply Mar...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

Resource sector must provide for mine site rehabilitation

On July 25, 2016

The Queensland Government has delivered a big increase in financial assurance (FA) to cover costs to rehabilitate or restore the environment ...Read 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

First exploration plan delivers for resources sector & locals

On July 22, 2016

Queensland’s first exploration forward plan released today will deliver certainty and opportunity to the state’s resources sector and local c...Read more

Councils vie for infrastructure funds & jobs

On July 21, 2016

Forty local governments from Mapoon to Dirranbandi are vying for a share of $70 million of the Palaszczuk Government’s job-generating regiona...Read more

ANZ Property Council survey

On July 20, 2016

The ANZ Property Council Survey has found that confidence is at its lowest level in over three years. The ANZ Property Council Survey was con...Read more

Risk - Can we predict the unpredictable? Should we?

On July 20, 2016

Infrastructure underpins national economies. Businesses, industries and communities all intrinsically rely on power, water or telecommunicati...Read more

Re-familiarise yourself with revised SEQ Code

On July 19, 2016

South East Queensland’s Water Supply and Sewerage Design and Construction Code (SEQ Code) has undergone a revision with amendments recently c...Read more

New planning code to support growing wind farm industry

On July 19, 2016

The Palaszczuk Government is continuing its commitment to renewable energy, with the release of Queensland’s first wind farm planning code.De...Read more

Port Adelaide to be transformed with more than $280m of new private developments

On July 18, 2016

The transformation of the historic maritime precinct of Port Adelaide into a thriving residential, commercial and tourist destination is set ...Read more

Light Rail Stage 2 ramps up with community information sessions

On July 8, 2016

As construction activities start on Stage 2 of the Gold Coast Light Rail, local residents are invited to attend a second series of community ...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

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

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

Dwelling approvals rise in March

On May 9, 2016

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.6 per cent in March 2016, in trend terms, and has now risen for four months, according to data releas...Read more

Building our Future: Strengthening Australia through critical and innovative infrastructure investment

On May 4, 2016

The 2016–17 Budget provides for ongoing investment in critical infrastructure and regional development to reduce congestion, improve safety a...Read more

NT Government seeks EOI for new Health Headquarters

On April 11, 2016

The Northern Territory Government is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI) for a new headquarters for the Department of Health. Deputy Chief ...Read more

Government needs to listen

On April 11, 2016

The Property Council of Australia NT Division is calling for the Northern Territory Government to further explore options for the consolidati...Read more

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