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The Department welcomes feedback from the community, government agencies and all other stakeholders during the public exhibition period for all major projects. Your feedback helps us better understand the views of the community, which informs our assessment of the project.


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The process generally includes a consultation period, known as a public exhibition.

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Barangaroo is a 22 hectare site along Sydney Harbour, between King Street Wharf and Walsh Bay. The site is owned by the NSW Government and falls within the City of Sydney local government area.
Read about Barangaroo
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Calderwood Concept Plan (Modification)

Calderwood Urban Development Concept Plan (Modification)
In December 2010, a Concept Plan was approved for an urban development at Calderwood.

Read about the Calderwood UDC plan (Modification)
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Cockle Bay

Cockle Bay
Amended proposed concept plans for Cockle Bay have been lodged with the Department and include a new retail shops, bars and restaurants, along with a commercial office tower up to 195m in height.
Read about the amended plans
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Eastlakes Shopping Centre Project Approval Modification

Eastlakes Shopping Centre
This redevelopment project was approved by the Independent Planning Commission, on behalf of the Minister for Planning, in September 2013. Read about the plan
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Eastern Creek Energy from Waste

Eastern Creek Energy from Waste
An Energy from Waste facility uses thermal technology to convert waste that would otherwise go to landfill into steam, which drives turbines to generate electricity.
Read about the Eastern Creek Energy from Waste project
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F6 Extension Stage 1

F6 Extension Stage 1 The F6 Extension Motorway program of works is a proposed multi-lane road link extending from the New M5 Motorway at Arncliffe to the Princes Highway at Loftus.

See more about the F6 Extension Stage 1
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Harbourside Shopping Centre Development

Harbourside Shopping Centre Development
In 2016 the Department received concept plans for the Harbourside Shopping Centre. The plans include a new retail shopping centre, residential apartment tower, and improvements to the public domain.
Read about the Harbourside Shopping Centre Development
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Hunters Hill Remediation

Hunters Hill Remediation
The Hunters Hill remediation project relates to three Government owned properties at 7-11 Nelson Parade, Hunters Hill.

Read more about the Hunters Hill Remediation project
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Inland Rail

Inland Rail
Inland Rail is a freight rail connection between Brisbane and Melbourne. The route will be approximately 1,700 kilometres in length - including over 1,000 kilometres of major upgrades and enhancements.
Read about the Inland Rail projects
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Ivanhoe Estate

Inland Rail
Inland Rail is a freight rail connection between Brisbane and Melbourne.
Read more about the Inland Rail project
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Kings Forest

Kings Forest Stage 1 - Modification
Project 28 Pty Ltd has lodged a request to modify planning approval previously granted for the Kings Forest Stage 1 project. The modification request seeks approval for a revised Koala Plan of Management (KPOM).

Read more about Kings Forest
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North Byron Parklands Cultural Events Site

North Byron Parklands Cultural Events Site
Billinudgel Property has lodged a State significant development application for the permanent use of the North Byron Parklands site.
Read more about the North Byron Parklands Cultural Events Site
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Northern Road Upgrade

Northern Road Upgrade
Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) have lodged an application with the Department of Planning for The Northern Road Upgrade – Glenmore Park to Bringelly.
Read about the Northern Road Upgrade
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Parramatta Light Rail - Stage 1

Parramatta Light Rail - Stage 1
The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Parramatta Light Rail – Stage 1 has been received by the Department of Planning and Environment.
Read about stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail
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The Pemulwuy Project

The Pemulwuy Project
In June 2009, the Aboriginal Housing Company received concept approval from the Department for a development in Redfern. The Aboriginal Housing Company named the development the Pemulwuy Project.
View The Pemulwuy Project
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Snowy 2.0 Exploratory Works

Snowy 2.0 Exploratory Works
The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Stage 1 Exploratory Works for the Snowy 2.0 project is now on exhibition for public comment.

Read more about Snowy 2.0
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School infrastructure

School infrastructure
In 2017 the State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) (SEPP) was introduced with provisions that apply to school State Significant Development (SSD) applications.

More about School infrastructure
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Shell Cove Boat Harbour Precinct Concept Plan (Modification)

Shell Cove Boat Harbour Precinct Concept Plan (Modification)
In August 2017, Frasers Property Australia lodged a modification application to the Concept Plan Approval for the Shell Cove Boat Harbour Precinct.

More about the modification
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Sydney Football Stadium

Sydney Football Stadium
Infrastructure NSW, on behalf of the NSW Government, has submitted a State Significant Development application for the redevelopment of the Sydney Football Stadium.

See more about the Sydney Football Stadium
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Sydney Metro

Sydney Metro project
The Sydney Metro project involves delivering 31 metro stations and more than 66 kilometres of new metro rail, from the end of Sydney Metro Northwest at Chatswood under Sydney harbour, through the CBD and south west to Bankstown. Find out more about the Sydney Metro project
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Sydney Modern – Art Gallery of NSW

Sydney Modern – Art Gallery of NSW
The Art Gallery of NSW has unveiled plans to transform the Gallery through a major expansion. The working title for the project is ‘Sydney Modern’.

View more about the Art Gallery of NSW - Sydney Modern
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Tweed Hospital

Tweed Hospital

On 13 June 2017, the NSW Government announced $534 million for a new major referral hospital that would be constructed on a greenfield site in the Tweed-Byron region.

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WestConnex M4 M5

WestConnex M4 M5
WestConnex is a 33 kilometre tolled motorway linking Sydney’s west and south west with Sydney Airport and Port Botany via the St Peters interchange.
View the WestConnex M4 M5 project
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World Polo Championship

World Polo Championship
The NSW Government approved the Federation of International Polo (FIP) event under the Major Events Act 2009.
Read more about the World Polo Championship