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Tuesday August 11, 2020

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Automatic Specifications May Not Be A Magic Bullet
Technology
Thursday August 6 2020

Automatic Specifications May Not Be A Magic Bullet

Specifications for architects and designers are a necessary part of life.

How COVID-19 is Creating a Healthy Building Revolution
Green
Wednesday August 5 2020

How COVID-19 is Creating a Healthy Building Revolution

I was recently told a story of how a human resources team for a large property organisation in Australia approached their colleagues within facilities management. They...

Work Starts on WA’s First Pedestrian Priority Precinct
Public
Tuesday August 4 2020

Work Starts on WA’s First Pedestrian Priority Precinct

Perth’s is set to receive Western Australia’s first pedestrian priority precinct after work commenced on the project on Hay street in the east end of the...

Every Building Counts in Australia’s post-COVID economy
Green
Tuesday August 4 2020

Every Building Counts in Australia’s post-COVID economy

After the devastation is the time to get building. It’s been that way forever.

Australia’s New Green for Star Homes Has been Revealed
Green
Thursday July 30 2020

Australia’s New Green for Star Homes Has been Revealed

New homes throughout Australia will need to be healthy, resilient and energy efficient to achieve certification under a Green Star rating tool set to come into...

US House Passes Bill for Bird-Safe Buildings
Public
Monday July 27 2020

US House Passes Bill for Bird-Safe Buildings

Use of glass on public buildings in the US could be curtailed unless the glass contains features to improve safety for birds under proposed legislation which...

ACA Joins Calls for Government Stimulus
Business
Thursday July 23 2020

ACA Joins Calls for Government Stimulus

Another architecture body has joined calls for stimulus as the impact of COVID-19 continues to weigh on the construction sector.

Stimulus, Assertiveness and a Post COVID Future
Business
Tuesday July 21 2020

Stimulus, Assertiveness and a Post COVID Future

ACA President John Held reflects on the need for a finer-grained approach to stimulus, and the importance of being active and assertive in creating a post-pandemic...

Public
Feb 25 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
Feb 24 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
Feb 24 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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