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Light rail takes more significant steps in October

The month of October has seen the first stage of Canberra’s light rail take some significant steps with the first trams expected to arrive from Spain over the coming months and the first tracks being laid near Gungahlin. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has been busy inspecting the first instalments of Canberra’s new form of […]

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Transport Canberra light rail update

As Canberra’s economy and communities grow, urban renewal is at the forefront of the ACT governments focus and although is a long-term process, it’s already significantly underway in Canberra’s CBD. Plans for a public plaza between Canberra’s Sydney and Melbourne buildings and the designs of the light rail stop along the stage one route have […]

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Springtime Dreamtime alright? Have Your Say

The old adage ‘good things come in small packages’ couldn’t be truer than in the case a proposed micro park planned for Canberra city’s Garema Place. The ACT Government initiative designed to make city spaces more inviting will see a collection of colourful, transportable (if not musical) features added to the city’s streets. While the […]

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Northbourne Plaza proposal

Plans have now been lodged to create a temporary plaza in preparation for stage 2 light rail. Located between the Sydney and Melbourne buildings the ‘Northbourne Plaza’, as it will be known, is expected to “rejuvenate” a “neglected” part of the CBD. Members of the public have until Friday 8 September to comment on this […]

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More apartments approved

People wanting to call the CBD home are getting more choice. A quick search of all homes shows there are currently about 38 new apartments for sale in and nearby the CBD. Adding 329 apartments recently approved for construction on the former public housing block on the corner of Ainslie Avenue and Currong Street, Canberra […]

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Plans lodged for Canberra’s ‘Northbourne Plaza’

Plans for a public plaza between Canberra’s Sydney and Melbourne buildings have been lodged with the National Capital Authority. The design of the last light rail stop along the stage one route has also been submitted to the NCA for approval, transport and city services minister Meegan Fitzharris said. The design for the “Northbourne Plaza” […]

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Canberra Light Rail Road Closures

It’s an exciting time in Canberra with the first stage of the Light Rail well under way. However, as construction continues along Northbourne Avenue, there are a few major works to be aware of in and around the city this week. Barry Drive and Cooyong Street The Barry Drive and Cooyong Street intersection will remain […]

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