Tag: Federal politics

News | Linda Cheng | 27 Aug 2018

New minister for cities appointed in Morrison government

A new minister for cities has been appointed following the Liberal Party leadership spill on 24 August.

Grenfell Tower
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 10 Aug 2018

Institute demands nationwide action on building standards

A year on from the Grenfell Tower fire, the Australian Institute of Architects has called for national action on building standards, ahead of an intergovernmental summit.

News | Linda Cheng | 19 Dec 2017

Federal cabinet reshuffle: New minister for cities appointed

In the ministerial reshuffle announced on 19 December, Paul Fletcher will expand his current portfolio to become Minister for Urban Infrastructure for Cities.

Grenfell Tower
News | Linda Cheng and Patrick Hunn | 4 Jul 2017

States to audit non-compliant cladding materials

Victoria has joined a number of other Australian states in announcing a new taskforce that will audit the use of non-compliant cladding.

The University of Tasmania first revealed concept plans for a new Inveresk campus in 2015.
News | Patrick Hunn | 24 Apr 2017

University of Tasmania to relocate Launceston campus under new City Deal

Federal, state and local governments will jointly fund a new, MCR-masterplanned campus under the third City Deal scheme.

Aerial view of Centennial Park, Sydney.
News | Linda Cheng | 16 Feb 2016

AILA mobilizes force to advise federal cities policy

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has formed an alliance that will advise the Australian government on cities policy.

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