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I guess this is kind of a random question but I'm looking to quickly track down and photograph every contemporary train station in Australia.

So far the list is small:

Southern Cross Station - VIC
Nunawading - VIC
Chatswood - NSW
Macquarie - NSW

If anyone can help me find more I'd be most grateful! :)
 

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In Melbourne:
Thomastown, Epping and South Morang on the South Morang line
Lynbrook on the Cranbourne line
Cardinia Road on the Pakenham line
 

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What is your definition of "contemporary"? Anything modern?

Plenty of recent constructions with bus stop shelters you could photograph.
 

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Thanks for the feedback everyone. This is a big help and the list is growing rapidly.

To answer L2's question I'm looking for modern contemporary architecture.

:)
 

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Roxburgh Park, Craigieburn, Wodonga, Watergardens and Wendouree are just a few more.

There are also plenty that have new construction mixed with older buildings, such as Diggers Rest and Sunbury.
 

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Here in Perth all of the stations on the Joondalup and Mandurah lines are 'contempory'.

Stirling Train Station is the best of them:

 

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Here in Perth all of the stations on the Joondalup and Mandurah lines are 'contempory'.
Not Warwick or Whitfords IMO.

I'll add:
-Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast.
-Oxford Park, Brisbane
-Grovely, Brisbane
-All stations from Coopers Plains to Kuraby, Brisbane
 

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Most contemporary stations are cheap and cheerful, disguised as having architectural merit but built on the lowest possible cost.

SXS was the biggest station development in the past decade, and was the most impressive outcome. It's certainly not a project that comes around too often though.
 

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^^ Ask the unions that. It certainly didn't go into the design :lol:
 

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I think you are barking up the wrong tree regarding the unions. It's more the incompetence of the bureaucracy. Butler station in Perth is being built for just 22 million dollars considering what we get for that money: http://www.oneperth.com.au/2011/09/03/butler-train-station-plans-images/
Its likely a mixture of a lot of things, but I reject that I am barking up the wrong tree here. Unions certainly do not help the process.

How any infrastructure in this country costs as much as it does is beyond me.
 
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