20 April 2015
CommSec has announced that NSW is number one in population growth and dwelling starts over the last quarter but this is based on improvements rather than actual numbers says, the Urban Taskforce.
29 September 2011
NSWs modest rate of population growth has been outstripped by the other key states and projections suggest the trend will continue, according to new figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today.
15 July 2011
The restructure of the NSW governments transport agencies is a welcome step, but new transport plans will mean little unless theyre backed by the extra funding that comes from strong population growth, according to the Urban Taskforce.
15 June 2011The Urban Taskforce today said that it was alarming to hear that Wynyard station could reach capacity for commuters by 2017.
29 June 2012
Submission on the Metropolitan Strategy Discussion Paper: Sydney over the next 20 years
11 August 2011
Land use planning failures are risking the Lower Hunters future as NSWs economic power house. If things keep going as they are, the Lower Hunters future growth will look more like Launcestons instead of an economic success story like Geelong.
7 July 2011
Infrastructure NSW must now prepare and submit a 20-year state infrastructure strategy. However, the legislation suggests that the infrastructure planning will take place against the backdrop of current land use plans and population projections. This is worrying, because the projections and targets in the current land use plans are only a shadow of comparable interstate figures.