Western Sydney bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games would fast-track infrastructure and housing, Foley says

Western Sydney bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games would fast-track infrastructure and housing, Foley says

Posted May 20, 2018 10:11:24 Photo: Western Sydney already has the sporting facilities from the 2000 Olympics to host the Commonwealth Games. (AAP: Dan Peled) Related Story: Is there a Commonwealth Games Australia doesn’t want to host? Western Sydney should make a bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games because …

Ryde housing developments suspended because infrastructure cannot cope

Ryde housing developments suspended because infrastructure cannot cope

Updated May 16, 2018 10:50:09 Photo: Residential developments in Ryde are putting pressure on local infrastructure. (ABC Radio Darwin: Jesse Thompson) Housing development has outgrown infrastructure so much in one part of Sydney’s north-west that the State Government has suspended all planning proposals pending a council review. Key points: Growing …

Budget 2018: SA federal infrastructure money ‘all smoke and mirrors’

Budget 2018: SA federal infrastructure money ‘all smoke and mirrors’

Posted May 09, 2018 16:57:04 It’s been revealed only a fraction of the $1.8 billion in federal infrastructure money promised for South Australia in last night’s federal budget will flow over the next four years. Key points $1.8b for SA road and rail announced ahead of budget Only $162m included …

Budget 2018: Congestion-busting and life-saving infrastructure spending to be revealed – Budget 2018

Budget 2018: Congestion-busting and life-saving infrastructure spending to be revealed – Budget 2018

Updated May 07, 2018 16:05:30 More details have emerged about what will be in the federal budget, with billions of dollars earmarked for roads and rail over the next decade and a small tax cut hinted from July this year. Key points: $24 billion over a decade to be announced …

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NT taxpayers to pay $200,000 a month for infrastructure fund that ‘lacks transparency’

NT taxpayers to pay $200,000 a month for infrastructure fund that ‘lacks transparency’

Updated April 30, 2018 18:28:44 Photo: The board is made up of James Paspaley, Les Fallick, Bill Moss, Jodie Ryan and Mark Burgess. (Supplied) Related Story: Carlton great to helm billion-dollar NT Infrastructure Development Fund A taxpayer-funded company that will cost Territorians an estimated $200,000 a month to operate this …

International students are flocking to Australia, but the country’s infrastructure is not ready

International students are flocking to Australia, but the country’s infrastructure is not ready

Posted April 27, 2018 09:17:42 Housing investments, not flashy infrastructure projects, are needed if Australia is to successfully manage a migration program supercharged by international students, according to experts. Key points: Large numbers of new migrants are concentrated around universities in Sydney and Melbourne, according to new ABS data Experts …

Government changes infrastructure funding goalposts to ‘get things moving’ in northern Australia – ABC Rural

Government changes infrastructure funding goalposts to ‘get things moving’ in northern Australia – ABC Rural

The Federal Government has responded to frustration at the lack of infrastructure projects being funded under its $5 billion loans facility for northern Australia by scrapping a requirement for half the total cost to be funded privately. Resources and Northern Australia Minister Matt Canavan announced changes to the Northern Australia …

Sydney CBD’s light rail disaster predicted by infrastructure chiefs six years ago

Sydney CBD’s light rail disaster predicted by infrastructure chiefs six years ago

Updated April 13, 2018 07:03:15 Photo: If the government is forced to pay more than $1 billion to light rail contractor Acciona, what other infrastructure projects will need to be shelved? (AAP: Mick Tsikas) Related Story: ‘This has been a cock-up’: Sydney light rail contractor sues NSW Government Related Story: …