• State-of-the-art training centre opens in Beenleigh, QLD

    A $12 million training facility in Beenleigh, Queensland has opened that will equip 700 apprentices with skills needed to secure jobs in plumbing, fire protection and mechanical services industries. The Hon.... more
  • New life given to sheds at Lot Fourteen

    Storage sheds at Lot Fourteen from the neighbourhood’s former days as a public hospital are being given a new life as part of the Operation Flinders Foundation, South Australia’s unique outback intervention... more
  • Western Power trials smart streetlights in the City of Melville

    On Friday 29 November 2019, Western Power officially launched a smart light-emitting diode (LED) streetlights trial in the City of Melville. For the first time, streetlights in Western Australia will be able... more
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    Mixed-use project in Sydney suburb reaches completion

    Oxford Central, a mixed-use project in the north-west Sydney suburb of Epping, has reached completion. Developed by Greaton, the project’s twin 17-storey towers feature 251 premium apartments, as well as 292 ... more

Art Gallery of NSW breaks ground for Sydney Modern Project

Construction of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ highly anticipated expansion – the Sydney Modern Project - has officially kicked off. The Sydney Modern Project will create a new museum experience across two buildings connected by a public garden. Designed by Pritzker-prize winning architects, SANAA, with Architectus as the Executive Architect, the Gallery’s new building will almost double the exhibition space with seamless connections between indoor and outdoor spaces. The design comprises a series of eight state-of-the-art contemporary exhibition spaces assembled in an inter-connected sequence t... more

Could a major Bankstown project be the solution to population growth?

The ABS forecasts that by 2027, Australia’s population could hit 29.3 million [1], 69 per cent of which is projected to live in capital cities. Along with this growth in urban centres comes increased traffic and congestion, and the need for effective transport. Sydney’s Bankstown city centre may have the answer: it is set to implement an integrated transport and place framework by Australian urban planning and design practice, RobertsDay. The project – called Bankstown Centre Complete Streets – has already received significant community support, and is expected to result in 30 per cent more pedest... more

First glimpse at Western Sydney International Airport’s terminal precinct

An architectural team comprising Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) and Cox Architecture have been selected to design the state-of-the-art terminal precinct at Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport. Western Sydney Airport Chief Executive Officer, Graham Millett, said the brief was to design an airport that the people of Western Sydney could be proud of and one that “provides a real sense of place that pays tribute to the natural landforms, history and features of Greater Sydney". Sustainability was a key criteria, along with passenger experience, to ensure customers have a reliable, fun and s... more

New development to meet housing demands in Greater Geelong

In partnership with Yolk Property Group, Jinding Developments has launched its latest project in the Geelong suburb of Armstrong Creek. Located 10 kilometres from Geelong CBD, the new 94-hectare residential community named Halcyon Armstrong Creek will cater to approximately 1,800 residents with a project completion value of more than $178 million. Jinding Developments Managing Director, Liz Ronson, detailed that Armstrong Creek is an area of strong interest among homebuyers. “As Geelong is in a period of strong population and economic growth, it’s the perfect time to be launching our Halcyon Armstro... more

A smart city centre to be established in Sydney

The Western Sydney Aerotropolis is a new smart city being built around the new Western Sydney International Airport and will include a collaboration and research centre that will generate hi-tech jobs. The Kyōsō Centre (collaborative creation centre) is expected to promote collaborative creation-style research between business, academics and government. It is expected to generate more than 85 advanced technology jobs in Western Sydney, in fields such as data analytics, artificial intelligence and other technologies. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said with Hitachi as the first confirmed tenant, the Kyōsō C... more

New Brunswick East residential project receives approval

Melbourne-based property developer, Lucent, has received development approval from the Victorian Civil Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) for its 269 Stewart Street multi-residential development in Brunswick East. The developer has been given the ‘go-ahead’ to build 69 new apartments across six levels, comprising 6,178 square metres of residential space, in addition to 104 square metres for an office and a 315 square metre retail tenancy. The development, to be known as The Stewart Collective, has been architecturally designed by ClarkeHopkinsClarke with interiors by Austin Maynard Architects. With Brun... more

Construction commences on new Think Pink Foundation centre

More than $700,000 has been contributed by Mirvac and their trusted supplier partners to deliver the Think Pink Foundation’s new purpose-built Living Centre for people experiencing breast cancer and their families at Mirvac’s Yarra’s Edge on the cusp of Melbourne’s CBD. Think Pink will move from its current premises on St Kilda Road to the Yarra’s Edge community in late 2019. Mirvac General Manager of Residential Victoria, Elysa Anderson, said the dedicated wellness facilities across its master-planned community and apartments are designed to support a healthier lifestyle for residents. “W... more

Apartment building aims to connect with its landscaped environment

Mirvac has broken ground on its $79 million six-storey Folia building, the second apartment building within the Apartments of Tullamore precinct in Victoria. Nestled within the former 47-hectare Eastern Golf Course in Doncaster, Folia will be a low-rise building that seamlessly blends with the lush landscaped surrounds of Tullamore. Curated by Mirvac’s in-house design team, Mirvac Design, the exterior design of Folia is graceful and organic - featuring expansive glass and timber surrounded by hanging greenery that aims to create a connection to its landscaped environment. “The building is a series o... more