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Brisbane Airport to install largest rooftop solar system in Southern Hemisphere

The Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) is investing in a solar PV 6MW system, consisting of 22,000 rooftop panels capable of generating more than 9,315,000 kilowatt hours a year. The system, spanning an area of 36,000 meters squared, will be installed across six sites at Brisbane Airport (BNE). Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal alone will support 1.98MW […]

Preferred corridor selected for Inland Rail

The Federal Government has selected a preferred corridor for the Yelarbon and Gowrie section of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail corridor out of four potential alignment options. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, said the decision, which would run via Pittsworth, Brookstead and the Wellcamp-Charlton industrial precinct, was not taken lightly. Inland […]

Terminal rezoning for Launceston Airport

Launceston Airport in Tasmania has unveiled its $2 million terminal reconfiguration which  incorporates a new layout, and additional toilet and shower facilities in the check-in hall. The rezoning of the terminal builds on the airport’s recent transformation that includes offering more local produce, enhanced seating, and free Wi-Fi and charging stations. Launceston Airport partnered with […]

Gold Coast Airport expands apron

Gold Coast Airport’s apron expansion will create 20,000 sq m of additional apron area as part of Project LIFT. The apron expansion will facilitate parking for an additional four Code C or two Code E aircraft and is due for completion in March 2018. It comes as Gold Coast Airport’s passenger numbers continue to grow, […]

Australian Government calls for proposals for faster rail

The Federal Government is seeking proposals for the development of business cases to bring faster rail to Australian urban and regional areas as part of the Faster Rail Prospectus. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester, and Minister for Urban Infrastructure, Paul Fletcher, launched the Faster Rail Prospectus in September 2017, which will start the […]

Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass opens early

The $27.5 million Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass in Queensland has opened to traffic a month ahead of schedule. SEE Civil has been constructing the project on behalf of Transport and Main Roads, and Scenic Rim Regional Council, and will be on site undertaking final tasks such as landscaping, site clean-up and other minor works. The […]

Sydenham Station upgrade contract awarded

The New South Wales Government has awarded a $240 million contract for major railway work, including upgrading Sydenham Station as part of Sydney Metro. John Holland and Laing O’Rourke have been awarded the contract that involves upgrading Sydenham Station to be able to operate as part of the new Metro, including signalling works, utility relocations […]

Centenary Highway upgrade to ease congestion

The Queensland Government has committed $65 million to upgrading the Sumners Road Interchange on the Centenary Highway – one of the busiest intersections on one of South East Queensland’s busiest roads. Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, said the upgrade will improve safety and cut travel times for drivers in the Centenary suburbs, Ipswich, Springfield and beyond. […]

Pacific Highway section open to traffic

Fourteen kilometres of new, divided highway is progressively opening to traffic between Kempsey to Kundabung on the Pacific Highway in New South Wales. Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, said the Pacific Highway was a centrepiece of the Australian Government’s investment in regional road infrastructure. “Upgrading the Pacific Highway is part of the Australian Government’s record $75 […]

Tunnelling on NorthConnex reaches halfway

Construction of the NorthConnex twin tunnels has reached the halfway point. NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian; Minister for Urban Infrastructure, Paul Fletcher; and Minister for Transport, Andrew Constance, marked the major project milestone which will change transport in NorthWest Sydney for a generation. “It is great to see the project powering towards the finish line,” Ms […]

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