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Liveable, Adaptable and Specialist Disability Accommodation Clarifying the Confusion
Residential
Tuesday May 17 2022

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
Green
Tuesday May 17 2022

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
Business
Tuesday May 10 2022

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
Business
Tuesday May 10 2022

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
Residential
Thursday May 5 2022

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
Green
Thursday May 5 2022

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
Technology
Thursday May 5 2022

(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
Urban Planning
Monday May 2 2022

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
Green
Thursday April 28 2022

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...

Public
25 Feb, 2020
Melb's Queen Victoria Market $35m revamp

Melbourne's Queen Victoria Market is set for a $35 million makeover scheduled for next year.

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Residential
24 Feb, 2020
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.

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Green
24 Feb, 2020
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.

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Public
20 Jun, 2019
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.

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Landscaping
16 Apr, 2019
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.

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Business
10 Apr, 2019
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,...

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Public
8 Apr, 2019
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.

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Public
17 Jan, 2019
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.

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Residential
10 Jan, 2019
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...

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