Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today said early construction of the North West Rail Link would be ramping up after planning approval was received for the project’s second Environmental Impact Statement.
The NSW Government has heard the community’s concerns and has today moved to ensure further scrutiny of the proposed Drayton South coal mine near Muswellbrook and its potential impact on nearby horse studs.
The Moorebank Intermodal Terminal is today being taken to the market with the Federal Labor Government calling for private companies to register their interest in developing and operating the Moorebank Intermodal Terminal.
The 2013–14 Budget not only continues the rollout of the Federal Labor Government’s current multi–billion dollar capital works program, it also begins identifying the major projects to be funded as part of the next Nation Building Program..
NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Treasurer Mike Baird today revealed $4.7 billion had been allocated to Restart NSW, the fund established in 2011 to drive the renewal of key economic and social infrastructure across NSW.
The NSW and Australian Governments have announced major funding of almost $50 million to improve transport and freight links in country NSW.
The Federal and NSW Governments have today agreed to progress work on an additional set of on and off ramps along the M4 at Roper & Erskine Park Roads, a project which would give local residents easier, more direct access to & from the Motorway west.
Construction companies interested in the job of upgrading the Pacific Highway between Pimlico and Teven have until 29 May to submit their best bids under the tender process being managed by the NSW Government.
While students and staff are on school holidays, the State’s schools have been turned into construction sites with upgrades and minor works occurring at 129 public schools, NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Education Minister Adrian Piccoli said today.
Communities across NSW will shape the future of their streets, suburbs and regions and benefit from faster development application decisions under the biggest overhaul of the State’s planning system in over 30 years.
NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell, South Coast MP Shelley Hancock and Kiama MP Gareth Ward today inspected construction work at the new $34.8 million Shoalhaven Regional Cancer Care Centre which is nearing completion.
The NSW Government has fulfilled a major promise to the people of Cardiff, delivering a $14 million upgrade of the local train station.
Work will commence next week on a $1 million upgrade of Wentworth Avenue in Kingston, Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, announced today.
Delivery of the $176 million Inner West Light Rail Extension has reached a significant milestone with construction now underway on all nine new light rail stops.
The $618 million, fully-Federally funded Kempsey Bypass, which boasts Australia's longest bridge, has been completed and opened in time for the Easter holidays, more than 15 months ahead of schedule.
Upgrades have been completed on a key road interchange in Western Sydney as part of a Sydney-wide program to reduce travel times for motorists and improve safety, NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell said today.
NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell today announced the new $55 million Erskine Park Link Road is taking shape and is on track to open to traffic by June.
Freight operators will soon have better access to the Chullora Intermodal with the Federal and NSW governments agreeing to jointly fund the first stage of upgrades of the local roads connecting the facility to the Hume Highway.
Two contractors have been shortlisted to design and build the Oxley Highway to Kundabung Pacific Highway upgrade, bringing us a step closer to a four lane Pacific Highway between Hexham and the Queensland border.
NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell and Health Minister Jillian Skinner today marked the start of construction of the new clinical building at Campbelltown Hospital - the centrepiece of a $139 million redevelopment of the site.
NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today revealed six kilometres of track has now been laid for the South West Rail Link.
The NSW Government has today identified eight precincts across Sydney for renewal as 21st century urban centres with up to 30,000 additional homes.
The NSW Government today announced one of the State’s biggest ever housing supply programs - with up to 171,700 new homes to be delivered across Sydney, NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Planning and Infrastructure Brad Hazzard said today.
Infrastructure work at Bowen Place has commenced in preparation for the construction of a new pedestrian and cycle underpass.
The first passengers today passed through the new Western Concourse Terminal at Canberra Airport, marking a major milestone towards the completion of the airport's redevelopment.
Work has now commenced to install new street furniture and larger bin facilities at 10 shopping centres and three local parks across the ACT, Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, announced today.
The Federal Labor Government has today announced that it will complete the planning for a future bypass of Muswellbrook, with $10 million having been set aside to get this project ‘shovel ready’.
The Federal Government has committed to providing funds towards the Westconnex road project, if planning currently underway identifies a detailed business case and direct routes through to the CBD and Port Botany.
Teams of specialist engineers and environmental advisers have begun work on identifying and investigating the design, safety and conservation issues associated with the proposed Maldon to Dombarton Rail Link.
Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, today acknowledged the efforts of the ACT Parks and Conservation Service in delivering significant upgrade and repair works to rural roads within Namadgi National Park.
NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner today announced tough new measures to further strengthen the regulation of the Coal Seam Gas industry in NSW.
NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell and Roads Minister Duncan Gay today hit go on the upgrade of a key arterial road to support new housing and jobs in Western Sydney.
The NSW Government has approved scaled-back plans for underground mining which will support 1,000 jobs and the Port Kembla steelworks while safeguarding the metropolitan area’s water supply.
Locals from across the Mid North Coast are being invited to the celebrations on Sunday, 24 February to see firsthand the new Kempsey Bypass before it opens to traffic in March, more than 12 months ahead of schedule.
Major construction on the largest ever road project in our nation’s capital—the $288 million Majura Parkway—is now underway.
Downer EDI Works has been awarded the $93 million Design and Construct contract to deliver the Gosford Passing Loops Project, part of the Northern Sydney Freight Corridor Program.
Truck drivers who regularly use the Stuart Highway now have another safer place to pull over and take a break or catch up on their sleep following this week’s opening of two new parking bays.
The new 36 kilometre Southern Sydney Freight Line will commence operations today, a $1 billion piece of infrastructure which will speed up the movement of trains through Sydney.
The Member for Rockdale, John Flowers MP, today announced that the Roads and Maritime Services have opened a new traffic tidal flow scheme at the intersection of the Princes Highway, Forest Road and Wickham Street at Arncliffe.
Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) has been given the job of identifying and assessing the design and environmental issues associated with retrofitting the M4 Motorway with the latest technology for tackling congestion.
Nelmac Pty Ltd has been selected to erect the new higher and wider Fitzgerald Bridge over the Hunter River just outside Aberdeen, with construction to start next month and be completed by early 2014.
Members of the public are invited to have their say on options to address the impact of the railway crossing at the New England Highway and Kelly Street at Scone.
The Minister for Planning and Infrastructure, Brad Hazzard, has declared that major development within the Northern Beaches Hospital precinct will be assessed as State significant infrastructure (SSI).
North West Sydney today got its first look at the city’s eight new railway stations and other major benefits of the North West Rail Link, with the project’s second Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) going on exhibition.
Today I officially opened the new Sydney headquarters of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) which will provide our independent aviation safety regulator with enhanced facilities to oversight Australia's largest aviation market.
Following the successful implementation of the Department of Transport for NSW’s North West Rail Link project, Melbourne-based information management solutions company, QA Software has been awarded an additional two new projects by the department taking the total value of projects the company is working on to $9 billion.
The NSW Government today released its 20-year vision to deliver the State a world-class public transport, roads and freight network.
The Federal Labor Government has today marked another milestone in delivering better health care for NSW Central Coast residents with the official opening of a new GP Super Clinic.
National contractor Abigroup has officially commenced work on the much-anticipated M5 West Widening.
The process of appointing the board of the Government Business Enterprise (GBE) to oversee the private sector delivery of a new freight handling facility at Moorebank in Sydney's south west has begun and is expected to be concluded by the end of the year.
A newly revamped Tamworth Regional Airport will make the flying experience safer and more comfortable for passengers travelling to and from one of Australia's biggest regional centres.
Another major milestone has been achieved on the $1.7 billion Hunter Expressway, with the completion of the first bridge in the eastern section.
The Member for Vaucluse, Gabrielle Upton MP, today announced that the boat ramp at Lyne Park in Rose Bay has been reopened to the public after a major upgrade.
Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has declared a navigation restriction area about 700 metres downstream from the Frederickton township for safety reasons.
The first major milestone in the billion dollar upgrade and modernisation of the Interstate Rail Network from North Strathfield through Sydney’s northern suburbs to Newcastle has been reached with the commissioning of the new passing loop at Hexham.
NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay today announced the NSW Government had received an unsolicited proposal from private motorway operator Transurban for a possible F3 to M2 Motorway Tunnel link underneath Pennant Hills Road.
The Federal Government has appointed technical experts and consultants for a scoping study into Wilton’s suitability as a second Sydney Airport.
The Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay today called for applications from councils, boating clubs and community groups for boating infrastructure projects under the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Better Boating Program (BBP).
The New South Wales Government has revealed a major deal has been struck to redevelop several blocks of land in Newcastle's CBD.
NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell and NSW Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced the multi-billion dollar tender process to build the North West Rail Link has started.
The Australian government has completed and opened the Frederickton Interchange on the $618m Kempsey Bypass in New South Wales.
Work to upgrade the F3 Pacific Highway interchange at Wahroonga is progressing well with stage one of the upgrade completed today, NSW Premier and Member for Ku-ring-gai Barry O’Farrell announced today.
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian announced today Sydney’s monorail will cease operations next year, clearing the way for the removal of the infrastructure to accommodate the new convention centre at Darling Harbour.
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today addressed hundreds of industry representatives from Australia and overseas at a North West Rail Link project briefing held in Sydney’s north west.
NSW Roads and Ports Minister Duncan Gay today announced that the widening of the M5 West motorway was a step closer after the signing of contracts for the work and Interlink Roads reaching financial close.
The NSW Government will further support the comprehensive package to boost housing supply across the state by extending the discount on the State Infrastructure Contribution (S.I.C).
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today invited councils, transport operators and community groups to apply for $1.4 million in grants to improve public transport infrastructure in country NSW.
The Department of Planning and Infrastructure is giving the community 60 days – double the usual exhibition period – to comment on a proposed wind farm near Wellington in central NSW.
The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government will continue to invest to improve essential services for the people of NSW and build the critical infrastructure needed to secure the State’s future.
The 2012-13 Budget provides significant investment in transport, roads and health for Western Sydney, and continues the delivery of key election commitments for the region, NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell said today.
“This year’s budget includes a significant investment aimed at tackling congestion in our busy city areas and improving our rural and regional network...," NSW Roads and Ports Minister Duncan Gay announced today.
The public is being invited to comment on a draft plan to promote housing diversity, walkable villages and a vibrant town centre across a 1,702 hectare site in the NSW Hunter Valley.
More than half a billion dollars will be invested in new infrastructure funding and resources to unclog the arteries blocking housing development across NSW, Minister for Planning and Infrastructure Brad Hazzard said today.
NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Sport and Recreation Graham Annesley today officially opened the upgraded Sydney Showground Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park.
NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced a major step in the delivery of transport infrastructure for Sydney with the contract awarded for the Inner West Light Rail Extension.
The rezoning today of three key sites in the State’s Central Coast and Lower Hunter is expected to result in more than 900 new dwellings and the protection of 848 hectares of high-value conservation land.
Planning and Infrastructure Minister Brad Hazzard has given the community two more weeks to comment on a proposal to construct and operate a coal export terminal at Kooragang lsland.
The NSW Government will build Flinders Railway Station and deliver improvements at four other stations to make public transport a more attractive choice for Illawarra residents.
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced Harbour City Ferries, a partnership between Veolia Transdev and Transfield Services, had won the contract to operate Sydney Ferries under the NSW Government’s franchise model.
NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has completed its initial assessment of the bids submitted by the construction companies interested in rebuilding the Pacific Highway from Frederickton to Eungai and shortlisted the best three.
NSW Roads and Ports Minister Duncan Gay today announced work will soon restart on the $62 million Princes Highway upgrade at South Nowra.
Following negotiations between the Australian and NSW Governments a bypass of Urunga is a step closer, with construction companies interested in designing and upgrading the Nambucca Heads to Urunga section of the Pacific Highway.
The remaining two lane sections of Camden Valley Way between Narellan Road and the M5/M7 interchange will be upgraded by the end of 2016, completing the upgrade of the entire 25 kilometre length to four lanes.
NSW Minister for Roads & Ports Duncan Gay and Member for Tweed Geoff Provest today officially announced a $6.5 million contribution to Tweed Shire Council to extend Kirkwood Road from the Pacific Highway to Minjungbal Drive at Tweed Heads South.
NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Roads Duncan Gay today announced the M5 West widening project would begin next year saving motorists up to an hour a week in travel times.