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What to look forward in Sydney over the next 10 years

April 5, 2019

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No-interest loans of up to $9,000 per battery system and up to $14,000 per solar-battery system for owner-occupiers of a house with an annual household income of up to $180,000, available at some point in the future Up to 300,000 households across NSW could save hundreds of dollars on their power bills thanks to a […]

Sydney to Melbourne in 40 minutes: Hyperloop idea pitched to government

January 29, 2019

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A hyperloop proposal to transform Australia’s transport system is once again being spruiked, with eye-watering speeds outlined. The potential for a hyperloop system to transform Australia’s transport system is once again being spruiked in a new proposal to the federal government. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has made a submission to a government inquiry asking it to […]

Images show drastic development in western Sydney

November 19, 2018

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New property data and a bird’s eye analysis show the massive growth across western Sydney over the past decade. Housing completions are surging in Parramatta and Blacktown as aerial images reinforce how major projects and thousands of new properties are transforming the face of the region. The Planning Department’s Housing Monitor lists Parramatta alongside the […]

China's president Xi Jinping inaugurates the world's longest sea-crossing bridge that stretches 34 miles and dives INTO THE OCEAN

October 24, 2018

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The much-anticipated Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge will open to traffic on Wednesday 9am local time  Construction started in 2009 on the mega £14 billion structure which links Hong Kong to mainland The crossing includes a 6.75km long, 40m deep submerged tunnel connected by two artificial islands Hong Kong residents will only be granted a licence to […]

2000 jobs, more firms expected in mega Bankstown Airport development

October 8, 2018

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BANKSTOWN Airport’s ambitious development plans will include a 162,000sqm of building areas, a mixed use retail precinct and possibly a hotel while providing at least 2000 jobs. Sydney Metro Airports CEO Lee de Winton said it is exciting times as Bankstown Airport works on the Major Development Plan (MDP) over the coming months and years. […]

More than 5000 new homes proposed for Cook Cove in Sydney’s south

August 28, 2018

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A whopping 5364 new homes including 25-storey apartment towers and three-bedroom townhouses could be approved for development on an Arncliffe golf course on the banks of the Cooks River. More than 568,000 sqm of land at Cook Cove would be converted for residential properties, short stay accommodation and commercial and retail premises under the plan […]

Atlassian backs massive new Redfern-Waterloo tech precinct

August 16, 2018

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Sydney’s long-running saga of where a state government-backed technology hub and innovation precinct will be developed has taken yet another turn, this time into social housing heartland. The gritty ‘Central to Everleigh’ redevelopment corridor has been flagged by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian as the new location just a day after the state government unveiled options […]

Eastlakes Live boss: Food, Millennials ‘key’ to success of Sydney’s future town centres

August 3, 2018

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A TASTE of European-style “community togetherness” — driven largely by food — and tapping into the needs of influential Millennials will be the keys to creating “successful, warm, vibrant” town centres in the future across Sydney, a major developer says. Iwan Sunito, founder and CEO of Crown Group, said the Harbour City’s shopping centres should […]

NSW Government reveal $386 million plans for homes, retail, parkland at Tallawong station

July 27, 2018

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IT WAS once rolling hills and green pastures, but the Tallawong Station site at Rouse Hill will be transformed into the crowning jewel of the Sydney Metro North West. The NSW Planning Department have revealed groundbreaking plans for a $386 million development application for 1,107 homes across 7.8 hectares surrounding Tallawong Station. The plans, which […]

Game changers: Liverpool

July 24, 2018

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FROM its buzzing city centre to its rural fringes, Australia’s fourth oldest township is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. Major projects are announced on an almost weekly basis, with big business and investors recognising Liverpool’s potential as a vibrant place to work, live and play. The announcement that Liverpool will be home to Sydney’s second airport […]

The radical plan to split Sydney into three

April 12, 2018

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A plan to reshape the Sydney region aims to capitalise on its rapid growth by breaking the pull of the harbour. But will it work? Poet Kenneth Slessor called it a “dispersed and vaguer Venice”; journalist John Birmingham, a “Leviathan”. From its earliest days, Sydney has wrestled with its history as an “unplanned” but naturally blessed city, where […]

The next 10 years of Sydney

January 23, 2018

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Let’s see what new things are coming to Sydney in roughly the next 10 years. Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Central Park – Opening August 1, 2018 To be known as Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Central Park, the new hotel will be located within the western tower of the Foster + Partners-designed DUO mixed-use […]

The future of Sydney: a tale of three cities?

January 15, 2018

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Sydney’s future is under constant scrutiny. Planners, politicians, landowners and developers constantly discuss and decide how and where growth should take place – and how that growth should best be managed. Currently, a spurt of new neighbourhoods are being built toward Sydney’s west. These mushrooming developments have become something of a self-fulfilling prophecy: each new development spurs […]

Castle Hill Showground Station precinct — why this is Sydney’s future

November 27, 2017

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HILLS residents have been ‘locked in limbo’ for almost three years as NSW Planning work to finalise the Showground Station Precinct plan — but the proposed redevelopment to increase density and housing could impact residents across the entire Sydney Metro line for up to 20 years. WHAT ARE THE PLANS FOR SYDNEY’S GROWTH? THE Plan […]

10 developments that'll change the face of Sydney by 2027

August 30, 2017

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Melbourne may have been named the most liveable city for the seventh year in the row, but let’s not get hung up on the past. Who knows? Maybe Sydney will improve its ranking in the next decade. We’ve picked out ten upcoming building sites that’ll shape the way we live, commute and play by 2027. 1. Walsh […]

 

What you need to know about Parramatta light rail

August 24, 2017

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PARRAMATTA light rail is right on track, said Transport Minister Andrew Constance today as he visited Centenary Square and outlined more information about the development and its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Here is all we now know about light rail: ■ Stage 1 of the project will connect Westmead to Carlingford via Parramatta CBD and Camellia […]

Sydney's master plan to get bigger and better

July 13, 2017

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In various city towers, bureaucrats are pondering to whom and when they should gift hundreds of millions of dollars, perhaps even billions, by the stroke of a rezoning pen. Meanwhile, ex-bureaucrats in developers’ offices are focused on how to become the main recipients of their former colleagues’ gifts, trying to second-guess the public servants and […]

Population surge has one half of Sydney’s inner west growing faster than the other as region tops 400,000 residents

July 7, 2017

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THE  inner west has emerged from the Census 2016 as one of Sydney’s leaders in population growth, confirming the need for investment in transport, infrastructure and local services. From Tempe to Homebush, the inner west’s 28 postcodes added 40,849 residents since the last census in 2011 — taking the region’s population to 406,559. The results […]

Sydney councils will cash in if they offer fast housing development applications

May 18, 2017

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SYDNEY councils are so slow to approve development applications the Turnbull government is going to start offering them tens of millions of dollars in cash to fast track homes and rezone land. Treasurer Scott Morrison and Assistant Minister Angus Taylor will today announce a cash-splash for Western Sydney councils who can outline a plan to […]

Central Station to be transformed into ‘mid-town’ with apartments, hotels and shops

April 11, 2017

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THE first steps in the transformation of the Central Station precinct into “mid-town” were confirmed today. Units, offices and even a hotel are set to spring up above the rail lines in a project that will dwarf the $6 billion Barangaroo precinct. Along a 3km corridor from Central to Eveleigh, where more than one million […]