Liveable, Adaptable and Specialist Disability Accommodation Clarifying the Confusion
After working in the access industry for more than 30 years, I cannot remember a time when the focus on the need for improved access features...
All Electric Homes Will Save Thousands Each Year for Outer Metro Households
Residents who live in newly built homes in outer metropolitan areas will save thousands of dollars each year if those homes are fully electrified, a new...
How to Make Good Architects
Architects, like all trained professionals, need to undergo a lengthy and rigorous course of university study. For architects, this is usually a 5- or 6-year course.
Connected Data is Crucial for NetZero Construction
Data and information which is connected and shared with relevant stakeholders is critical for designing and delivering a net zero built environment, a leader in construction...
ALP affordable housing purchase option offered to more Australians by ALP
With housing affordability cost of living pressures shaping as a top three key election issue that voters will consider at the ballot box, PowerHousing Australia was...
Australia Must Move to 7-Star Homes Now: Report
Australia must adopt tighter energy standards in new homes and apartments now or risk building more homes with poorer energy performance over the next three years,...
(Media Release) The Thinking Building: How to Make Any Building a Smart Building
Global advisory and multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, Cundall, has launched, The Thinking Building: a complete guide to smart buildings, APAC edition.
We Need (better) City Deals from the Commonwealth
For urbanists, one of the Turnbull Government’s more interesting initiatives was the ‘City Deals’ program. The idea was largely borrowed from the UK policy of the...
Green Home Owners to Get Cheaper Loans
Owners of sustainably designed and constructed homes will be able to access cheaper home loans following the introduction of a special new offer by a major...
Melb's Queen Victoria Market $35m revamp
Melbourne's Queen Victoria Market is set for a $35 million makeover scheduled for next year.
Sydney teens hurt in scaffolding collapse
Several teenagers have suffered minor injuries after scaffolding collapsed during a photoshoot at a school in Sydney's southwest.
Labor reveals 2050 net-zero emissions goal
Labor has adopted a goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 while the Morrison government continues to consider its position.
Melbourne's Bourke St gets more Bollards
Additional bollards will be installed in Melbourne's Bourke Street mall to create pedestrian refuges beside tram tracks in case of another vehicle attack.
Land Clearing is Stressing Koalas: Report
Koala droppings have helped a NSW researcher discover that land clearing is the leading cause of stress for the native marsupial.
Nearly Half of Aussie Professionals Experience Workplace Bullying
Almost one half (45 per cent) of Australian professionals have experienced bullying or harassment at work due to their gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability,...
Heritage Vic rejects Apple Fed Square plan
A bid to partially demolish Melbourne's Federation Square to make way for a controversial Apple flagship store have been rejected by Heritage Victoria.
NSW Labor Pushes 'Public Chill-out' Zones
Libraries, council chambers and art galleries across NSW could be used as air-conditioned "chill-out areas" during future heatwaves under a plan by Labor.
Toddler drowns in backyard Sydney pool
A toddler has died after being pulled unconscious from a backyard pool in Sydney's west, while a young boy is in hospital after nearly drowning in...