Planning Applications Require Too Many Specialist Reports
Back in the old days, a development application, particularly for a single house, was a matter of submitting drawings and a description of the materials and...
Further Reforms are Coming to Building Law
Much has been written recently on the issue of fires in buildings not only in Victoria but also elsewhere, including overseas, where the combustible cladding placed...
Mining Risks Missing Next Generation of Engineers
For Trent Nayler, notions of any lack of opportunity within Australia’s mining sector as a result of the recent downturn are incorrect.
Sydney Planning: The Best or Nothing
Karl Benz once remarked that he built a great motor car with the axiom “Das Beste Oder Nichts” meaning “the best or nothing,” and it is...
Architecture Firms Must Look After Employee Mental Health
“I was waiting for an email response from the guy..."
Landscaping Trends Reshaping Our Urban Environment
Can you imagine fancy living in 38 acres of forest?
Victoria’s Construction Industry is Booming
Starting from December this year, four 100-metre long tunnel boring machines (TBMs) will begin arriving in Melbourne.
Performance Solutions Costing Home Owners Billions
Performance solutions is the new name for what used to be called alternative solutions less than two years ago. Apart from the renaming, little else has...
Record Land Releases Creating Huge Greenfield Opportunities
Drive along the old Princes Highway toward Pakenham in Melbourne’s south-east and ‘Land for Sale’ signs dot the landscape.
NSW Govt to Probe Chinese Land Visa Deal
The NSW government is investigating claims a Chinese developer promised overseas investors a permanent resident visa in Australia if they bought into a NSW Hunter Valley...
Stamp Duty Revenue Hits New Record
“Australian homebuyers paid out over $21 billion in stamp duty to state governments during the 2017/18 financial year – and the total cost of the tax...
Housing Market Slowdown Likely to Continue
Australia's housing market slowdown is likely to continue this year, with property transaction volumes dropping as much as five per cent, according to a survey of...
A Melbourne ‘Super Highway’ -Building an East West Link and a North East Link
A Melbourne ‘Super Highway’ –Building an East West Link and a North East Link
Testing Begins on Perth Stadium Footbridge
Testing will soon begin on a footbridge linking Perth's CBD with the new Optus Stadium ahead of its public opening in two weeks.
Pull Out of Paris Agreement, Abbott Urges
Former prime minister Tony Abbott wants the government to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, saying it would be the best way to keep energy...
Local Qld Irrigators Granted Water Control
A local irrigators group in southern Queensland will be the first in the state to manage its own water supply.
5 Criteria’s to Select BIM Partners
Virtual Modeling services plays a pivotal role in the design and development, Pre-construction and Post construction processes.
ECM - Going Digital in the Construction Industry
Working as part of an advanced content services solution, an ECM platform can streamline and automate document handling, and make up-to-date data centrally available across teams...