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Judy Papp carpenter
Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:59:22 +1000
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:25:11 +1000

The first vehicle crossed over Brisbane's Story bridge in 1940 after remarkable engineering feats, five years of construction and 65 cases of the bends.

Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade to create 'new cultural heart', receives key councillor support
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:40:17 +1000

The proposed redevelopment of the Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade receives tentative support from a key councillor following public outcry.

Sydney's new motorway will give drivers 'an hour of your life back every day'
Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:01:46 +1000

Two new tunnels from St Peters to Kingsgrove the second-stage of WestConnex could open as early as this weekend with the NSW Premier telling drivers they would get an hour of their life back every day by using the M8.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says Amazon's announcement is a 'huge boost'
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:16:33 +1000
Online retail giant Amazon is building one of the largest warehouses in Australia in its latest efforts to expand its operations in the country.
Powerhouse Museum's move to Parramatta hits major bump as union announces green ban
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 14:53:56 +1000

The construction union is standing behind furious Parramatta residents who have vowed to protect two Victorian period buildings from being flattened to make way for the new Powerhouse Museum.

Amazon warehouse roughly the size of Taronga Zoo to be built in Western Sydney
Tue, 30 Jun 2020 14:09:16 +1000

Amazon's new robotics warehouse at Kemps Creek will be roughly the size of Taronga Zoo, stock up to 11 million items, and is expected to begin delivering packages by Christmas 2021.

No timeline for when $25k HomeBuilder scheme will be up and running
Mon, 29 Jun 2020 06:29:02 +1000

Three weeks since it launched, the Federal Government's HomeBuilder scheme is missing in action and it won't be online until all states and territories sign on.

'The phone isn't ringing': NSW construction looks to a way out of coronavirus
Sun, 28 Jun 2020 09:17:52 +1000

Jobs in construction are a key focus for the NSW Government as it moves to the coronavirus recovery phase for the economy, with Treasurer Dominic Perrottet insisting they're "crucial" to help the state out of the crisis.

Tech giant Atlassian plans to build world's tallest commercial hybrid timber tower next to Sydney's Central Station
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:28:54 +1000
The 40-storey building will be 180 metres tall and accommodate up to 4,000 staff, with a youth hostel occupying the lower levels.