Concept designs released for new Heysen Gallery at Hahndorf—6 April 2021 A new gallery displaying works of acclaimed artist Sir Hans Heysen and his daughter Nora Heysen is one step closer today, after concept designs by the Adelaide-based studio of international architecture firm, Snøhetta, were released by the Hans Heysen Foundation.
Rolling out Geelong’s Green Spine—1 April 2021 Geelong’s Green Spine is progressing, with construction underway on the northern side of Malop Street and a tender for the public engagement and design of later sections to be released next week.
One more step toward State Square revitalisation—29 March 2021 Work on revitalising the Darwin CBD and State Square continues to roll on with the design of the 90 Bay Carpark released today. The State Square overhaul is a critical part of the historic $200 million Darwin City Deal, delivered in partnership with the Australian Government and the City of Darwin.
Cooling Darwin's CBD—13 March 2021 Through the Darwin City Deal the Northern Territory Government is looking at ways to reduce heat in Darwin’s CBD. Cooling and greening initiatives will be on display over the next month at the Activate Darwin Hub.
Geelong Future Economy Precinct nears finish line—17 February 2021 The Geelong Future Economy Precinct at Waurn Ponds is now a step closer to completion with the last remaining tender awarded to Keystone Civil to construct the Epworth Place extension.
Darwin City Deal continues to revitalise city—25 January 2021 Launching the Annual Progress Report in Darwin today, Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said the report highlights how the City Deal is delivering jobs and boosting the economy at a critical period in the Territory’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
City Deal delivering for Geelong—7 November 2020 The Geelong City Deal is delivering for Victoria's second largest city and the Great Ocean Road region, with the first annual report highlighting strong progress in the first year of the 10-year deal.
Ground-works to commence on CDU's City campus—14 October 2020 The transformation of Darwin's city centre is officially underway with construction commencing today on the $250 million Education and Community Precinct with Charles Darwin University (CDU).
World-class education campus to revitalise Perth CBD—20 September 2020 Perth’s city centre will receive a major boost under the Perth City Deal – a plan which will bring Edith Cowan University’s world-class Creative Industries, Business and Technology Campus into the heart of the city.
Chan Building Demolition hits new Milestone—10 September 2020 Safe demolition of the entire structure has begun and marks a major part of the $200 million Darwin City Deal, delivered in partnership with the Australian Government and the City of Darwin.
All systems go for Space Discovery Centre—10 September 2020 Construction has officially launched on the Australian Space Discovery Centre and state-of-the-art Mission Control Centre to inspire the next generation of Australia's space workforce.
Pushing ahead with the New Bridgewater Bridge—31 July 2020 As part of The Hobart City Deal, the Australian and Tasmanian Governments committed $576 million to build a new contemporary 4 lane Bridgewater Bridge to improve safety and reduce congestion for the 22,000 vehicles crossing it each day.
Healthy waterways flow for Tamar Estuary—21 July 2020 The $10 million Tamar Estuary Catchment Management Project has delivered environmental benefits to Launceston with the completion of 20 kilometres of riparian fencing.
Funding to expand Darwin's University precinct—17 July 2020 Charles Darwin University's (CDU) campus will be expanded under a Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF-funded project aimed at growing the city's education and community precincts.
Larrakia Cultural Centre a step closer—9 July 2020 The Morrison Government has committed $2 million over two years for Larrakia Development Corporation to undertake detailed design and planning for the Larrakia Cultural Centre.
Preparation works begin on Tasman Highway—1 July 2020 Early preparation works have begun on the Hobart Airport Interchange, which is the next step towards improving safety and travel time reliability on the Tasman Highway.
Construction powers ahead on historic port upgrade—26 June 2020 The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project has undergone a project milestone, with the delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall.
Media Release—Building mission control centre—14 June 2020 Australia’s first Mission Control Centre is one step closer to lift off with local company Saber Astronautics chosen to establish the state-of-the-art space hub in Adelaide.
Media Release—Construction starts on port upgrade—13 March 2020 Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid today for its new protective wall. Start of construction on the 2.2km protective rock wall will ultimately pave the way for up to six new berths.
Creating more liveable CBD space in Launceston—12 March 2020 An initiative under the Launceston City Deal to convert underutilised inner-city properties into residential spaces has proven successful, with a number of developments already completed and more underway.
Media Statement Ministry Arrangements—13 December 2019 The Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon. David Coleman has requested and been provided with leave of absence for personal reasons.
Economic Boost on Its Way from Hobart City Deal—16 October 2019 Hobart is set to reap the economic, jobs and housing rewards of its $1.6 billion City Deal with today’s release of the Implementation Plan outlining how projects will be delivered across the first three years of the deal.
Development set to begin at Mac Point—20 September 2019 The first stages of development are progressing at Macquarie Point, with a $3 million application for remedial works at the site now lodged with the Hobart City Council.
Media Release—Local firm to grow hallowed turf—29 August 2019 With the North Queensland Cowboys set to play their last ever game at 1300 SMILES on Thursday, the grass has never looked greener for their new home at the North Queensland Stadium.
City Deal progress report officially launched—27 August 2020 Two years since it was signed, a reviltalised CBD, healthier waterways, planning for the new University of Tasmania campus and scores of new jobs, show the Launceston City Deal is delivering for Northern Tasmania.
Historic infrastructure investment into Launceston—21 June 2019 The University of Tasmania's expanded $344 million Northern Transformation program, focussing on the redevelopment of the Inveresk precinct, is the single largest infrastructure investment in Launceston's history, and provides a major boost for the region's economy.
Commitment to progress SEQ city deal—31 May 2019 The South-East Queensland city deal has been cemented today with all three levels of Government coming together to commit to the 20-year vision.
City Deal for South East Queensland—30 May 2019 The Morrison Government has committed to working with the Queensland Government and local councils in South East Queensland to develop a City Deal for the region.
$25 million investment builds on the Launceston City Deal—14 May 2019 The Tasmanian Liberal Government welcomes the Morrison Liberal Government's $15 million commitment to support the development of a purpose built community hub in the northern suburbs of Launceston and $10 million contribution towards the Albert Hall renewal project.
City Deal to open Hobart up—24 February 2019 Federal, state and local governments have come together on a landmark agreement to bust Hobart congestion and back the fast-growing tourism and science industries that are key to Hobart and Tasmania’s future.
Foundations in place for City Deal—8 November 2017 The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to growing the economy, creating jobs and cementing Tasmania’s place as one of the world’s must-see destinations.