Minister slams proposal to build 130 homes on north shore sports fields

Minister slams proposal to build 130 homes on north shore sports fields

Three rugby playing fields in Marsfield would be replaced by terraced houses and a park under plans criticised by MP Victor Dominello and City of Ryde councillors.

  • byAndrew Taylor

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Underused for years,giant cave under Barangaroo finally has a future

Underused for years,giant cave under Barangaroo finally has a future

The state government is being urged to turn the Cutaway into a national Indigenous cultural centre as it prepares to announce fit-out works to revitalise the massive city space.

  • byLinda Morris
‘Lost forever’:Yarraville locals take on council over proposed stadium on dog park

‘Lost forever’:Yarraville locals take on council over proposed stadium on dog park

McIvor Reserve in Yarraville stands out as one of the few pieces of large parkland in Melbourne’s western suburbs. But residents fear part of it may be lost to a new stadium.

  • byTom Cowie
Lost in the flood:Neighbourhood networks rise after water recedes

Lost in the flood:Neighbourhood networks rise after water recedes

Homebuyers moving into Brisbane’s floodplain suburbs do not have the local knowledge to make decisions on how to prepare for future problems,victims of past disasters say.

  • byTony Moore
Funding boost for Bay Run to Cooks River connection
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Funding boost for Bay Run to Cooks River connection

The long-awaited greenway between the Cooks River and Iron Cove is one of the dozens of projects to receive a share of $40 million in state government funding.

  • byAngus Thomson
‘Learning from past disaster’:Rejected visions for Sydney that were never realised

‘Learning from past disaster’:Rejected visions for Sydney that were never realised

A new exhibition examines what Sydney could have been like if “brave new world” plans to replace the city’s history and workers cottages had materialised.

  • byJulie Power
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‘Totally out of scale’:Towers set to rise above 100 metres in Pyrmont

‘Totally out of scale’:Towers set to rise above 100 metres in Pyrmont

The NSW government has cleared a path for The Star to lodge plans to build a 105-metre luxury hotel tower above its Pyrmont casino.

  • byMegan Gorrey
‘The power players are right in your face’:How David Chandler took on Sydney’s shoddy developers

‘The power players are right in your face’:How David Chandler took on Sydney’s shoddy developers

The abrupt departure of NSW’s first Building Commissioner has sparked speculation and raised questions about the future of the state’s building reform agenda.

  • byMegan Gorrey
Redevelopment refused:Historic Land Titles Office in ‘perilous state’
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Redevelopment refused:Historic Land Titles Office in ‘perilous state’

The future of the heritage building is now unclear,after plans for a satellite of Greece’s Benaki Museum were quietly shelved and Heritage Victoria refused developer ISPT’s revised plans for an office tower.

  • byCara Waters
Modern cities like Sydney becoming ‘ghettos of rich people’,architects warn

Modern cities like Sydney becoming ‘ghettos of rich people’,architects warn

Visiting Pritzker Prize winners Jean-Philippe Vassal and Anne Lacaton believe architects should “never demolish,never subtract,never remove,always add and transform”.

  • byJulie Power
Revised plan for Blackwattle Bay revealed after fierce backlash

Revised plan for Blackwattle Bay revealed after fierce backlash

The NSW government has lowered the planned heights of the tallest towers earmarked for the Sydney Fish Market site at Blackwattle Bay after fierce backlash against an earlier proposal.

  • byMegan Gorrey