Park cruise ships at Garden Island, Government told

A leaked report to the NSW Government has recommended that cruise ships be permitted to use the Royal Australian Navy dockyard at Garden Island. At present cruise ships use the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay and a secondary terminal at White Bay, 3km west of the CBD. But to use White Bay they must […]

Moore trees and trams in expanded Sydney CBD makeover

By Julian Bajkowski City of Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore has upped pressure on the New South Wales state government to extend a planned pedestrian zone in the heart of the central business district and shopping strip as part of existing plans to roll out a new $1.6 billion light rail run connecting the city […]

Victoria to introduce a plastic bag levy

A plastic bag levy scheme is to be piloted in Victoria, aiming to develop a national approach to reducing plastic bag use. Environment minister Gavin Jennings said the Government and major supermarkets have agreed to pilot a levy of 10 cents per bag in August in Fountain Gate, Wangaratta and Warrnambool.  “Victorians use almost one […]


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