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NSW Fast Tracks Construction and Development Planning

New South Wales will fast-track the planning process for development applications in a bid to keep the construction sector ticking, as it maintains a pipeline of work through the Covid-19 crisis.

The state also announced plans to invest $70 million to co-fund “essential” infrastructure towards roads, drainage and public parks to support the construction of new houses in Sydney’s north west.

The funding, announced Friday, for infrastructure in Blacktown and The Hills area will go towards 31,000 homes to be built across the next five years, planning minister Rob Stokes said. Continue here