IFM ‘exploring its options’ after Atlas Arteria buys Chicago Skyway

IFM ‘exploring its options’ after Atlas Arteria buys Chicago Skyway

Atlas Arteria’s biggest shareholder IFM Investors said it’s disappointed and looking at its legal options after the toll road operator sealed the $2.9 billion takeover despite its opposition.

  • bySimone Fox Koob

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Infrastructure crunch:Can Victoria be ready in time for the Games?

Infrastructure crunch:Can Victoria be ready in time for the Games?

Victoria is heading for a serious infrastructure crunch in the coming two years,as shortages of labour and raw materials threaten to collide with preparations for the Commonwealth Games.

  • byBenjamin Preiss andJosh Gordon
Labor refuses to confirm rail loop cost as opposition warns against signing contracts
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Labor refuses to confirm rail loop cost as opposition warns against signing contracts

Transport Minister Jacinta Allan was asked five times during a press conference about the cost of the first two stages of the Suburban Rail Loop and how a cost-benefit analysis could be conducted without a total cost estimate. She would only confirm a figure for the first stage.

  • byPaul Sakkal
Capp demands second Metro tunnel as councils clash over city’s future
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Capp demands second Metro tunnel as councils clash over city’s future

Mayors representing inner-ring Melburnians want the state government to boost social connectivity,while their outer-suburban counterparts insist social dislocation in Melbourne’s fringe needs fixing.

  • byPaul Sakkal
Matthew Guy says Coalition will shelve ‘dreamt up’ Suburban Rail Loop
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Melbourne

Matthew Guy says Coalition will shelve ‘dreamt up’ Suburban Rail Loop

The opposition leader pledged to pause the planned rail line from Cheltenham to Box Hill if he wins November’s election,so he can focus spending on the state’s health system.

  • byPaul Sakkal
Roberts to decide final plans for Central Barangaroo as objections pour in
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Roberts to decide final plans for Central Barangaroo as objections pour in

The National Trust called a proposed 20-storey building “shocking” while MP Alex Greenwich said it was “a disgraceful betrayal of public trust”.

  • byMichael Koziol andMegan Gorrey
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Infrastructure Australia board members step down ahead of review

Infrastructure Australia board members step down ahead of review

An independent review has been ordered by the new government over concerns the agency,which vets and ranks major projects,has become overly partisan.

  • byRachel Clun andShane Wright
Ardern’s ‘catch-up’ with Andrews brings vow to tap Victorian infrastructure expertise

Ardern’s ‘catch-up’ with Andrews brings vow to tap Victorian infrastructure expertise

The two leaders met in Melbourne on Tuesday,with early childhood education reforms,COVID-19 management and pressure on healthcare systems among the issues discussed.

  • byMibenge Nsenduluka andCallum Godde
Cyclists and pedestrians don’t want to share in Sydney - we want our own paths
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Cyclists and pedestrians don’t want to share in Sydney - we want our own paths

The NSW government’s plan for a walking and cycling path from Parramatta to the Sydney CBD is long on distance and very short on detail,but London to a brick it will be mostly a shared path.

  • byHarold Scruby
How former South Sydney player Wes Maas built a $600 million fortune

How former South Sydney player Wes Maas built a $600 million fortune

For a man whose fortune has plunged almost $200 million in the past year,former national rugby league player turned businessman Wes Maas is incredibly upbeat.

  • byAnne Hyland
Minister puts integrity and fairness in the infrastructure pipeline

Minister puts integrity and fairness in the infrastructure pipeline

New Infrastructure Minister Catherine King stopped short of saying whether she would scrap some of the Coalition’s more controversial projects.

  • byKatina Curtis