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Government rejects lavish eco-resort on south-west coast

Government rejects lavish eco-resort on south-west coast

The developer behind another controversial coastline development has been knocked back again, but the project may proceed in a different form.

  • by Benjamin Preiss

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‘Unbiased and equitable’: Peak legal body calls for fairer NSW land acquisition laws

‘Unbiased and equitable’: Peak legal body calls for fairer NSW land acquisition laws

NSW’s peak legal body is calling for a wide-ranging review into the state’s compulsory acquisition laws to even up the stakes between the government and landowners.

  • by Angus Thompson
COVID secrecy could spell disaster for apartment residents
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COVID secrecy could spell disaster for apartment residents

Strata communities cannot understand their risk profile unless the state government and NSW Health share more information about positive cases of COVID-19.

  • by Jane Hearn
‘Cocktail of chemicals’: Harbour Tunnel project presents ‘severe risk’ to sea life

‘Cocktail of chemicals’: Harbour Tunnel project presents ‘severe risk’ to sea life

Marine biologists warn that dredging to build a motorway tunnel will disturb toxic chemicals contained in sediment on the floor of Sydney Harbour.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
‘Inadequate’: Experts take aim at gaps in Beaches Link documents

‘Inadequate’: Experts take aim at gaps in Beaches Link documents

Independent experts warn the state’s transport agency failed to adequately assess the risks posed to groundwater, creeks and seawater.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
‘Housing crisis a slogan’: Departing NSW planning boss calls for ceasefire

‘Housing crisis a slogan’: Departing NSW planning boss calls for ceasefire

Jim Betts said during a property developer forum that industry members and key stakeholders need to “lay down the inflammatory rhetoric” and focus on change.

  • by Angus Thompson
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‘Monument to the past’: Ryde Civic Centre razed for $110m development

‘Monument to the past’: Ryde Civic Centre razed for $110m development

Time-lapse footage has detailed the operation to dismantle the much-maligned 1960s building floor-by-floor.

  • by Megan Gorrey
‘Worst time’: Sydney mayors warn rates will rise if developer levies changed

‘Worst time’: Sydney mayors warn rates will rise if developer levies changed

Almost two dozen mayors from across the political divide have joined forces to campaign against the government’s proposals.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
Why top developers think Perth needs to weave Kings Park through the CBD

Why top developers think Perth needs to weave Kings Park through the CBD

Perth has an opportunity to be a world leader in embracing its unique landscape, with more considered green spaces and less focus on food and retail on proposed CBD developments.

  • by David Prestipino
Sydney’s new harbour road tunnel at risk of delay after contract U-turn

Sydney’s new harbour road tunnel at risk of delay after contract U-turn

The decision to quietly ditch a search for a private sector partner will cost the NSW government millions of dollars in compensation.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
Campsie residents feel the pain over their locked-down suburb’s density push

Campsie residents feel the pain over their locked-down suburb’s density push

A COVID-19 struck community with severely limited open space has been asked to review a plan to increase the number of homes by more than 70 per cent while enduring the strictest lockdown the city has seen.

  • by Angus Thompson