Substantial planning, funding and governance reforms are needed for infrastructure in Australian cities to cope with unprecedented growth, a new Infrastructure Australia paper has said.
Western Sydney Airport has awarded the contract to plan a business park on a dedicated 191-hectare parcel of airport real estate.
The Melbourne council is one of many winners announced in the 2018 Victorian Awards for Planning Excellence awards, held by the Planning Institute of Australia last week.
The Australian Logistics Council has welcomed a speech by the Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge, which highlights the need for Commonwealth leadership in driving better planning outcomes and reducing road congestion as Australia’s population grows.
Planning works are progressing on the Geelong High Speed Rail project, with expression of interest now open for the Fast Rail Reference Group and the selection of a Joint Venture as advisors.
The Tasmanian Government is calling for tenders for phase one of road works aimed at improving traffic flow for Midway Point, Sorrell and the Southern Beaches.