Australia’s Construction Sector Must Change
Both around the world and in Australia, construction project delivery must change if needs associated with building and infrastructure are to be met, a leader in...
How Architects Can Regain Industry Leadership
The renewed leadership of architects, with their design integrity and experience, can be used to regain control of the current building industry crisis of non-compliance.
BUSHFIRES- What’s in a name?
This article is the fourth in a series of articles which deal with the damaging effects of bushfires in Australia, including current issues, and the development...
Slippery Paints Could Help Stop Building Termite Damage
Slippery paints upon which termites and other insects are unable to maintain their grip may help prevent insect damage in buildings, research in the Netherlands has...
Bullying at Work – What you Need to Know
Many people in the modern workplace are now are of the unfortunately at times now ubiquitous issue of bullying in the workplace and in particular in...
Thoughts and Prayers With Those Affected by Fires
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Green Star Unveils New Draft Credits
Buildings which achieve the six star Green Star rating will need to have zero operational carbon emissions under the proposed Green Star for New Buildings Ratings...
Where Will the Hot Jobs Be in 2020?
Wind back to the start of 2018 and demand for architects, builders, engineers and other construction professionals was running hot.
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.
Designs Unveiled for Melbourne CBD’s Largest Timber Building
The designs for what is claimed will be the largest timber building in Melbourne’s CBD have been unveiled.
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...
Library Design for the Digital Age
In days gone by, much of the role and function of public libraries throughout Australia involved reading and borrowing hard copy books.
Low Carbon Homes for Low Income Households
When Chris White and Chelsea Mclean moved into their newly rented home in Ballarat last July, what they found was not pleasant.