Thursday, 25 June 2009

Region. Three rail projects 'shovel-ready'

A report commissioned by the Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) said State Government could create almost 25,000 jobs and inject $1.4 billion a year into the economy by building new train lines in northwest and southwest Sydney, and completing the Epping to Parramatta rail link. BTBU Secretary, Nick Lewocki, was reported in The Daily Telegraph, saying the three projects were shovel-ready and only needed the State Government’s go-ahead to become reality.


Sydney Olympic Park. Projects acknowledged

New projects at Sydney Olympic Park were last night recognised at the prestigious
The Armory Wharf Precinct on the Parramatta River won the Architecture Award in the Urban Design category of the Australian Institute of Architects NSW Chapter Architecture Awards. The Armory Wharf Cafe building took out the top award in the Commercial Architecture category, and the park’s new town centre, Jacaranda Square, received a Commendation in the Urban Design category.