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Designing Urban Landscapes for Life
Landscaping
Friday February 23 2024

Designing Urban Landscapes for Life

There is a distinctly strange approach to food when it comes to urban planning and urban landscape design, mainly, the outcomes very rarely include standing sources...

Design and Construction Staff have Massive Opportunities in 2024
Business
Tuesday February 20 2024

Design and Construction Staff have Massive Opportunities in 2024

Professionals and tradespeople across the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector have significant opportunities to capitalise on positive market conditions in 2024, a leading recruiter says.

Green Roofs Can Cool Entire Cities and Save Energy
Green
Monday February 19 2024

Green Roofs Can Cool Entire Cities and Save Energy

Extensive greenery coverage on building rooftops could help to cool summertime temperatures and reduce energy demand across entire cities, new research shows.

World’s Tall Buildings Rise Higher Than Ever Before
Commercial
Monday February 5 2024

World’s Tall Buildings Rise Higher Than Ever Before

More tall buildings are being constructed around the world than has been the case at any other time in history, a new report has revealed.

Barangaroo’s public art tells stories of Country and community
Public
Friday January 19 2024

Barangaroo’s public art tells stories of Country and community

The harbourside precinct demonstrates how art can help revitalise communities, respect cultural heritage and re-imagine public space, says its precinct-wide curatorial advisor.

Cool Materials and Irrigated Trees can Cool one of the World’s Hottest Cities
Green
Monday January 15 2024

Cool Materials and Irrigated Trees can Cool one of the World’s Hottest Cities

Use of cooling technologies in buildings along with irrigated vegetation could reduce daytime summer outdoor temperatures across one of the world’s hottest cities by almost five...

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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