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NORTH WEST METRO WILL BE FREE THIS SUNDAY

May 22, 2019

PREMIER Gladys Berejiklian and Transport Minister Andrew Constance have announced travel on the new North West Metro will be free this Sunday (May 26), when the turn-up-and-go rail line opens to the public. “I am so excited Australia’s first driverless metro is about to open and as a big thank you to the community the …

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North West Metro due to open

May 6, 2019

AUSTRALIA’S biggest public transport project, the North West Metro, will open to customers on Sunday, May 26, delivering a turn up and go rail service from Rouse Hill to Chatswood. Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Transport Andrew Constance today confirmed the opening date of the new Metro line, which is now undergoing final commissioning. …

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Bankwest Stadium to SUPERCHARGE CITY

April 22, 2019

THE new Bankwest Stadium will turbocharge the Parramatta CBD and inject millions of dollars into the Western Sydney economy, according to analysis by the Western Sydney Business Chamber. The analysis found that visiting sports fans and major event goers to the new stadium would spend more than $176M in the next two years. David Borger, …

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Transformation of Blacktown – New university campus announced

March 5, 2019

THOUSANDS of students in Western Sydney will have access to a new university campus in Blacktown City. Blacktown City Council has announced it will partner with Australian Catholic University (ACU) in building a university campus in the Blacktown CBD with the first student enrolments scheduled for 2020. Blacktown City Mayor Stephen Bali, MP, made the …

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Mayor opens $700M Bay Park development

March 5, 2019

PARRAMATTA Lord Mayor, Andrew Wilson joined leading property developer, Piety THP, for the official opening of Wentworth Point’s striking new 5,000 sqm park, Bay Park. Part of a $700M development project, Bay Park is set to give residents in 466 apartments a green oasis in the heart of the west. The development, named One The …

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Metro West fast tracked: Paramatta – city in 20 minutes

March 4, 2019

CONSTRUCTION on the new Metro West rail line will be accelerated to start next year-slashing travel times between Parramatta and the city to just 20 minutes. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the decision to bring forward construction was due to the strong economic management of her government. “We always said we would build Metro West as …

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4,000 new commuter car spaces with Metro

February 8, 2019

THOUSANDS of new commuter car parking spaces have been completed along the Northwest Metro rail line, which will open to customers from Rouse Hill to Chatswood within months. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said it is another major milestone on the $8.3B Metro project. “Sydney Metro will provide turn-up-and-go train services up to every two minutes and …

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Search starts for Powerhouse design

January 31, 2019

THE search is on for world-leading architects to design a Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta including an iconic new museum, public space and pedestrian bridge. The international design competition is the next major step in the Powerhouse Museum’s move to the banks of the Parramatta River. Focused on excellence and innovation in applied arts and sciences …

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Electric vehicles are multiplying

January 22, 2019

The NSW Government will invest millions in fast charging points for electric vehicles, trial electric bus services and commit to more electric and hybrid government vehicles as part of the ongoing transition towards cleaner transport options. Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance and Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey have announced the …

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New era in mental health

January 18, 2019

CAMPBELLTOWN Hospital’s mental health facilities will double in capacity under a major multi-level expansion to enhance the care of adults and older people into the future. Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies has unveiled the designs, part of the $632M Stage 2 Campbelltown Hospital redevelopment, which includes a specialised older person’s unit and medium secure …

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