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Australia’s Construction Sector Must Change
Technology
Thursday January 23 2020

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
Commercial
Monday January 20 2020

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?
Residential
Thursday January 16 2020

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
Residential
Monday January 13 2020

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
Business
Thursday January 9 2020

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...

Green Star Unveils New Draft Credits
Green
Thursday December 19 2019

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?
Business
Thursday December 19 2019

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.

Dad’s Got No Friends
Urban Planning
Wednesday December 18 2019

Dad’s Got No Friends

It’s not unusual for a professional 50 year old man to have 5,000 connections on LinkedIn, but no friends in real life.

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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Commercial
31 May, 2019
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.

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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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Public
6 Nov, 2018
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.

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Green
5 Nov, 2018
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.

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