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Staying in your suburb: Planning for a world transformed by Covid-19
Urban Planning
Monday April 6 2020

Staying in your suburb: Planning for a world transformed by Covid-19

The rapid spread of Covid-19 is reshaping our world hour by hour.

Survival of Design and Construction Professionals
Business
Tuesday March 31 2020

Survival of Design and Construction Professionals

Those of us in the design and Architectural profession, and the construction professions generally will now understand that while the economy is in lockdown, the business...

The Billion-dollar office start time
Urban Planning
Monday March 30 2020

The Billion-dollar office start time

The average office employee is only productive for 3 hours a day. Most people are distracted every 3 to 6 minutes. Then it takes us about...

AR and VR Will Transform Construction
Technology
Monday March 30 2020

AR and VR Will Transform Construction

As Tasmania’s Royal Hobart Hospital was being built, one task involved constructing long, curving benches over five floors – each with unique patterns and shapes.

Architects Beg PM to Help Building Sector
Business
Thursday March 26 2020

Architects Beg PM to Help Building Sector

Australian architects are pleading with Prime Minister Scott Morrison to help the construction sector, calling on the Federal Government to keep projects running, bring forward infrastructure,...

Australia’s Infrastructure sector: Time to talk zero carbon
Green
Tuesday March 24 2020

Australia’s Infrastructure sector: Time to talk zero carbon

Anyone who works in the infrastructure sector knows one simple truth: new infrastructure doesn’t just happen. Everyone from policymakers and planners to investors and contractors knows...

Building Sustainability Research Gets $49 Million Boost
Green
Thursday March 19 2020

Building Sustainability Research Gets $49 Million Boost

Two research projects in sustainable construction will receive a boost after the federal government announced a cash injection of almost $50 million into the developments.

Architects Brace for Project Delays and Cancellations
Business
Wednesday March 18 2020

Architects Brace for Project Delays and Cancellations

Architecture practices throughout Australia are bracing for project delays and cancellations as the impact of COVID-19 takes hold, the latest survey has found.

Building Surveyors Draft Code Released
Business
Tuesday March 17 2020

Building Surveyors Draft Code Released

Building surveyors and certifiers throughout Australia will have to act in the public interest, perform their duties with care, remain free from conflicts of interest, act...

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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