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Tuesday May 21, 2019

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Aussie Construction Firms Embrace New Technology
Technology
Monday May 20 2019

Aussie Construction Firms Embrace New Technology

Construction companies throughout Australia are embracing new technology to improve practices and operations, a survey of 170 building firms has found.

Property Industry Hails Morrison Victory
Business
Monday May 20 2019

Property Industry Hails Morrison Victory

Australia’s property sector has welcomed the Coalition’s federal election victory, saying that Australians had rejected ‘risky’ changes to the taxation of property investment.

Australia’s Property Sector Raises the Bar on Wellness
Green
Friday May 17 2019

Australia’s Property Sector Raises the Bar on Wellness

For many companies, telling workers to drink water may not seem like cutting edge innovation in employee wellbeing.

Labor Fails Construction Scorecard
Business
Thursday May 16 2019

Labor Fails Construction Scorecard

Bill Shorten and the Australian Labor Party have failed a building industry scorecard for federal election policies.

Social Housing is Worth More than Money: Report
Residential
Wednesday May 15 2019

Social Housing is Worth More than Money: Report

The value of social housing developments in Australia is complex and goes beyond standard business cases commonly applied to other infrastructure such as road or rail,...

Normal is… Traffic, Debt and Empty Houses.
Urban Planning
Wednesday May 15 2019

Normal is… Traffic, Debt and Empty Houses.

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to...

Australia Must Prepare for a Transport Revolution
Infrastructure
Tuesday May 14 2019

Australia Must Prepare for a Transport Revolution

“Cleaner cars and transport aren’t just good for the environment – they are cheaper to run”.

Property Sector Slams Labor’s $37.2 Billing Tax Grab
Residential
Monday May 13 2019

Property Sector Slams Labor’s $37.2 Billing Tax Grab

Australia’s property sector has slammed what has been shown to be a massive hike in property taxes over the next ten years under changes planned by...

Residential
May 13 2019
First Home Buyers to get Aid with Deposit

First home buyers will get government support with their 20 per cent house deposit whoever wins the federal election on May 18.

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Business
May 13 2019
Lend Lease Takeover Rumours Swirl

Construction giant Lend Lease could be an acquisition target amid rumours that a major Japanese company is plotting a takeover of the company, media reports suggest.

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Residential
May 13 2019
Election a Wildcard for Housing Market

The outcome of the federal election could be a wildcard for the housing market amid signs the worst of the downturn in prices may be over,...

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Infrastructure
May 13 2019
Libs, Labor Urged to Reveal Dam Wall Plans

 Former Greens leader Bob Brown has called on the major political parties to be upfront about their position on the raising of the wall of Sydney's...

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Infrastructure
May 13 2019
Perth Airport Link Tunnel Reaches Redcliff

Perth's Forrestfield-Airport Link project has reached a major milestone, as the first tunnel-boring machine arrives at Redcliff Station. 

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Mining
May 13 2019
Adani Project Faces Another Hurdle

Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine project is facing another hurdle, with the Queensland government seeking a further review of their groundwater plans.

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Safety
May 8 2019
Call to Jail NSW Bosses for Worker Deaths

"Kill a worker, go to jail" is the simple change sought by the parents of an 18-year-old apprentice crushed to death by scaffolding on a Sydney...

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Business
May 8 2019
Adelaide Wants Feedback on $38 million Infrastructure Budget

Businesses and residents of Adelaide are being aske to provide feedback on plans for the City to outlay more than $38 million in city infrastructure spending...

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Residential
May 7 2019
March House Approvals at Five Year Low

“March building approvals marked the weakest month for detached house approvals since 2013,” said HIA’s Senior Economist Geordan Murray.

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