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$320,000 State Government grant for Whyalla Leisure centre upgrade

Whyalla’s only indoor recreational centre with an adult and children’s pool is set for an upgrade through State Government funding of $320,000 from the Regional Development Fund’s Community Infrastructure Program.

Buildings

Palmerston Regional Hospital Moving Forward

Work is continuing on the Palmerston Regional Hospital on two fronts with the Country Liberals Government now seeking a private health provider to design, build, operate and maintain the public hospital and construction works for the Temple Terrace.

Buildings

View the latest news on Princes Highway upgrade at Gerringong

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has invited the community to view the latest progress on the Princes Highway upgrade between Mount Pleasant and Toolijooa Road at Gerringong.

Roads

Backing the Bush: $3.7 billion for regional roads

Deputy Premier Troy Grant and Roads Minister Duncan Gay have visited the Newell Highway at Parkes which will be a centrepiece of the $3.7 billion for regional roads as part of the Rebuilding NSW infrastructure plan.

Roads

New Parramatta Road to reinvent eyesore

Minister for Planning Pru Goward today announced the community will be asked to provide comment and feedback on proposed plans to reinvent one of Sydney’s most infamously congested road corridors.

Roads

Rebuilding NSW: Regional infrastructure to receive $6 billion boost

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier Troy Grant announced $6 billion would be directed toward regional infrastructure as part of the NSW Government’s $20 billion plan for Rebuilding NSW.

Buildings | Roads

$6 billion boost for regional infrastructure

$6 billion will be invested in regional infrastructure as part of the NSW Government’s $20 billion plan for Rebuilding NSW.

Buildings | Roads

Affordable housing jewel in Queens Park crown

The new Parkside at Queens Park development is the latest milestone in the Liberal National Government’s Affordable Housing Strategy, set to deliver 86 quality, affordable homes in the fast-growing south-east metropolitan region of Perth.

Buildings

Infrastructure building a prosperous economy

The Northern Territory Government has awarded more than $268 million in contracts over the past six months, to build essential infrastructure for the Territory.

Buildings | Railways | Roads

Rail network modernisation continues

The latest EMU electric train has commenced service on the Seaford line as the State Government’s modernisation of the rail network continues.

Railways

Conservation Park extensions to help protect West Coast wildlife

New land will be added to three of the state’s most picturesque conservation areas on South Australia’s west coast.

Parks & Outdoor

Southbound lanes to open on Princes Highway at Gerringong

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward announced that local motorists will soon benefit from improved safety and journey times with traffic to be moved on to a section of the new southbound lanes of the $329 million Princes Highway upgrade at Gerringong.

Roads

Super development in Palmerston

The Country Liberals Government is continuing to release land for development that will revitalise and renew our urban centres and provide housing and accommodation options.

Buildings

Brand new Shellharbour Junction Station ready to open to customers

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian joined Minister for the Illawarra John Ajaka and Member for Kiama Gareth Ward to inspect the brand new Shellharbour Junction Station before it opens to customers – Saturday 22 November.

Railways

Townsville project delivers jobs and flood-proofed roads

A new flood-proofed road was officially opened in Townsville – ahead of the storm season and significantly under budget.

Roads

Government seeks applications to develop iconic Herston site

The soon-to-be-vacated Royal Children’s Hospital site at Herston is set become a vibrant, mixed-use precinct with the Queensland Government announcing the redevelopment of the 4.8 hectare site.

Buildings

Rail project on track to deliver more jobs

About 350 people are now employed on the construction of a new maintenance centre at Wulkuraka to service South East Queensland’s next generation of trains – and there’s more work on the way.

Railways

First look at Australia's longest railway tunnels - the $8.3 billion North West Rail Link passes first tunnelling milestone

Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) 1 Elizabeth has reached its first major milestone - tunnelling the first 1 km of Australia's longest railway tunnels.

Railways

Upgrades to three key roads in South Australia

Safety upgrades to Main South Road, Victor Harbor Road and the Augusta Highway have been announced. Road Safety Minister Tony Piccolo said the investment was made possible by money made available by the Motor Accident Commission’s Road Safety Fund.

Roads

Newcastle road safety upgrade planning progresses

Roads and Maritime Services has finalised the concept design for the Newcastle Road safety upgrade at Lloyd Street and Morehead Street.

Roads

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Storefront News

Blairgowrie Beauty

Blairgowrie Beauty

This Gorgeous Residence, located in Melbourne’s beautiful suburb of Blairgowrie on the Mornington Peninsula, is situated between the calm waters of Port Philip Bay and the wild winds and seas that roar northward from Bass Strait.

Buildings

WE-EF stars in the redevelopment of Adelaide’s iconic home of sport

WE-EF stars in the redevelopment of Adelaide’s iconic home of sport

With the massive redevelopment of the Adelaide Oval site, completed earlier this year, the project team took the opportunity to install high performing and efficient lighting products that will provide long-lasting quality.

Buildings

FLIR thermal imaging cameras help prevent fires in waste plants

FLIR thermal imaging cameras help prevent fires in waste plants

FLIR A315/A615 cameras combined with intelligent Waste Bunker Monitor software offers smart waste monitoring solution.

Buildings

CAPITAL SAFETY ™ AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND INTRODUCE THEIR NEW NANO - LOK ™ HOT WORK SRL RANGE

CAPITAL SAFETY ™ AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND INTRODUCE THEIR NEW NANO - LOK ™ HOT WORK SRL RANGE

The first ever self retracting lifelines designed for high heat applications!

Buildings

Curve your boardwalk

Curve your boardwalk

At Sandy Cape Recreation Park in Western Australia a boardwalk was built to hug the undulating coastal sand dunes.

Parks & Outdoor

Spot the Kingfisher

Spot the Kingfisher

A raised boardwalk at the Sea Acres Rainforest in NSW offers easy access to the forest canopy and the variety of birdlife that inhabit it.

Buildings

Why Replas bollards? Why not?

Why Replas bollards? Why not?

We asked Fraser Coast Regional Council in Queensland why they turned to recycled plastic bollards after the Mary River area flooded in 2013 and this is what they had to say:

Parks & Outdoor

9 revamped bridges for South Australia

9 revamped bridges for South Australia

The City of West Torrens in SA had experienced rot and white ant damage in footbridges throughout the area. Rather than continue to spend money on maintenance the council chose to source an alternative building product.

Buildings

Orca appointed Localbuy preferred supplier

Orca appointed Localbuy preferred supplier

Localbuy has appointed Orca Solar Lighting as preferred supplier for solar lighting, enabling all Qld, SA and NT local government to purchase solar lighting without having to go to tender.

Roads

Solar Lighting takes precedence with Department of Defence.

Solar Lighting takes precedence with Department of Defence.

The recent $112 million upgrade of Robertson Barracks in the NT included 142 stand alone Vertex solar lighting systems, the largest solar lighting installation to take place in Australia.

Parks & Outdoor

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