The Andrews Labor Government is planning to transform Frankston in Victoria, giving Young Street a much needed upgrade and Seymour Whyte will be the head contractor for this $13 million project. Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke also announced that a design competition for the Frankston station has officially opened.
Designs have been revealed for the $385 million EQ West mixed-use development at Elizabeth Quay. The development will be located along William Street at Lots 2 and 3. EQ West is being developed by AAIG and Fini Group.
Four companies have been shortlisted to deliver works on the $110 million Chandler Highway Upgrade in Victoria, removing two major traffic bottlenecks plaguing drivers.
In an Australian first, the Brisbane City Council has approved the construction of a new five-storey Mercedes Benz flagship Autohaus is centre in Brisbane. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk announced that development will take place at 194 Breakfast Creek Road in Newstead and it will signify a major coup for Australia’s New World City.
Construction has commenced on the highly anticipated $400m redevelopment of Sunshine Plaza in Maroochydore , with works to expand the retail centre from 73,000 square metres to over 107,000 square metres.
Global design and engineering firm Arup is teaming up with UK’s Amey to deliver works on the $470 million M4 Smart Motorway between Pitt Street-Mays Hill and Russell Street-Lapstone in New South Wales. The scope of works to be delivered by the Arup and Amey team spans from detailed design up to construction support services for the project.
According to the second report card on the Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan, there has been a surge in jobs growth after the New South Wales and Australian Governments’ $3.6 billion investment on infrastructure for the region.
More than $360 million has been granted to fund various road projects under the Northern Australia Roads Programme (NARP). According to Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce, the NARP was established to fund high-priority projects which are vital to the North’s economic development.