• Construction now underway on Perth Kids’ Bridge

    Construction has officially kicked off on the rainbow Perth Kids Bridge, which will link the QEII Medical Centre Campus to Kings Park. When complete, the three-metre wide, 217-metre long bridge will provide ... more
  • Quintessential Equity makes first acquisition as part of $300M fund

    Private equity business, Quintessential Equity, will seed its second master fund with the purchase of an industrial property in Brisbane for $18.5 million as the company expands its asset portfolio. The indu... more
  • First tracks laid on City & Southwest Metro

    The first tracks have been laid on the City & Southwest Metro, a major milestone in the delivery of Australia's biggest public transport infrastructure project. New South Wales Premier, Gladys Berejiklia... more
  • Major infrastructure projects transforming Stirling into a hub of activity

    The first of several major infrastructure projects that will help create Perth's second CBD - the Stirling City Centre - is now complete. The Mitchell Freeway's new northbound lane between Cedric and Hutton ... more

Community to have their say on new Brisbane school

Public consultation is now open on the first new inner-suburban primary school in Brisbane in more than 60 years. Minister for Education, the Hon. Grace Grace, detailed that the first stage was about the new inner-west school’s location, with further feedback opportunities to come later about elements such as master planning, school design, catchment, school naming. “I’d encourage local families and residents to take the opportunity to contribute to this $65 million investment in their local community and the future education of local children,” she said. “The existing primary schools in the ... more

Sydney school projects given the go-ahead

New playgrounds, refurbished classrooms and state-of-the-art buildings are on the way for three Sydney schools after $290 million of upgrades were approved by the NSW Government last month. Works valued at $250 million have been approved for Chatswood’s public and high schools, while an upgrade of Darlington Public School worth more than $40 million will provide the best learning facilities for teachers, staff and students. Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning, Sarah Mitchell, said the school upgrades will transform the teaching and learning experiences for students and staff. “Upgrad... more

A new blueprint for Central Sydney

The most detailed planning review of Sydney’s city centre in more than four decades is set to play a critical role in the city’s recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the City of Sydney’s Central Sydney Planning Strategy provides a long-term vision that will promote job creation and economic growth, while protecting the inner-city’s heritage and public spaces. “By providing for buildings taller than 300 metres and creating increased employment space, while ensuring high-quality design and protecting our important public places, this strategy provides a v... more

New university campus in Parramatta/Westmead to attract students and jobs

A framework agreement between the New South Wales Government and the University of Sydney is set to deliver a world-class multi-disciplinary campus within the Westmead Health and Innovation District. The new university campus will build on the district’s role as one of the largest health, education, research and training precincts in Australia. Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney, Stuart Ayres, said the agreement was an important step for the long-term future of the district. “A globally recognised University campus in the Central River City at the core of the Westmead Health a... more

State-of-the-art facility to test safety of infrastructure

A state-of-the-art impact testing facility designed to boost the structural safety of present and future high-risk infrastructure and save lives around the nation, will be launched at Monash University today. In a move that will place Australia at the forefront of impact engineering research, the National Drop Weight Impact Testing Facility (NDWITF) will have world-leading technology that can observe the behaviour of elements under severe impact loading of up to two tonnes. This facility has the capacity to assess the structural safety of high-risk infrastructure across Australia, including railway networ... more

Children’s Hospital welcomes first patients to new ward

The first young patients have moved into a new 29-bed orthopaedic and neurosurgical ward, part of a $20 million expansion of the Queensland Children’s Hospital. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services, the Hon. Yvette D'Ath, said that the new inpatient ward on Level 12 would ensure the hospital could meet the state’s growing demand for specialist services for children. “This will make a significant difference to the lives of the many children and families who use the Queensland Children’s Hospital, as well as the staff who work there,” Minister D’Ath said. “It has also supported 100 full-t... more

Gray Puksand invests in Canberra with new office expansion

Australian architecture and interiors practice, Gray Puksand, has announced the opening of a new studio in Canberra. With existing studios in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, the move comes as the company is expanding its work in the nation’s capital. The office, located in the city, will enable the firm to continue its growth while servicing clients with both existing and new locally based team members. Gray Puksand has been undertaking projects in Canberra for the past decade and is known for its national expertise. Managing partner, Stephen Turner, detailed that the move to open the new studio fo... more

SafetyCulture’s new HQ in Surry Hills tech district to open next year

Software company, SafetyCulture, is delivering a boost to Surry Hill’s emerging tech district, with its relocation to a custom-built headquarters in 2021. The $38 million ultra-modern office build and fit-out will be designed to drive greater collaboration, innovation and culture for its team. Meanwhile, its prominent location ensures it’s ideally positioned to stay connected to Sydney’s local tech community as it continues to experience rapid growth and bring in new talent across the company. Luke Anear, Founder and CEO of SafetyCulture said that COVID-19 has shown everyone the possibilities of f... more