Project Managers for social housing program announced
Housing Minister, David Borger, today announced the nine firms appointed as Development and Project Managers which will assist the Government to deliver more than 6,000 additional social housing homes in NSW as part of the Nation Building Economic Stimulus Plan. Read more
NSW Nation Building and Jobs Plan Act User Guide updated
The User Guide, Application Form and Checklists for applications to access the planning approval powers in the NSW Nation Building and Jobs Plan (State Infrastructure Delivery) Act (NBJP Act) have been updated to clarify the procedural and information requirements for lodgement of an application with the NSW Taskforce.
The revised Guidelines will be available early next week on the NSW Nation Building and Jobs Plan Taskforce website at www.nsw.gov.au/nationbuildingtaskforce. A special planning edition of the NSW Taskforce Update will also be available on the website at that time.
Consultation required for accessing planning powers of the Nation Building and Jobs Plan Legislation
Consultation with the relevant local council’s senior planning officers and engineering staff is essential prior to lodgement of an application. The User Guide requires this consultation to be documented and lodged with the application. Read more
Arup calls for tenders and expressions of interest for social housing contracts across Western NSW
Arup is seeking tenders from residential architects, engineering consultants and quantity surveyors to provide design and cost management services for new social and community housing sites in regional centres across Western NSW. Read more
Managing Contractors busy around the State Building the Education Revolution
Work in all nine regions is well underway. A program of industry forums around the State will commence next week. Watch for advertisements in your local papers. Read more