Engineers Ride Civil Construction Boom
Engineers throughout Australia are enjoying a significant jobs boom as federal and state governments ramp up efforts to provide infrastructure to a growing population.
Construction Professionals Ride Civil Infrastructure Jobs Boom
Skilled construction professionals are in massive demand for work on civil infrastructure projects as the focus of opportunities switches from residential building to the booming infrastructure...
Property Staff Land Opportunities from Talent Mismatch
A mismatch between employer needs and skills which job seekers possess is creating opportunities for workers within Australia’s property sector notwithstanding the slowdown in property industry...
Architects in Demand Despite Residential Slowdown
Despite the residential slowdown, architects remain in demand throughout much of Australia as opportunities emerge for work on commercial and public buildings, the latest report has...
Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes
Most Australians prefer to live independently as they age for as long as possible.
Green Building Boss to Lead Infrastructure Australia
Australia’s leading infrastructure advisory body has a new leader following an announcement that a leading advocate for sustainable development has been appointed to the role.
Australia Must Built Heat Resistant Homes
Around Australia, much effort has been afforded to building homes which stay warm in winter and minimise energy costs. Less attention has been given to heat...
Property Industry Confidence Plummets to Five Year Lows
Confidence in Australia’s property industry has dropped to five year lows as fears about a deeper than expected housing market downturn continue to grow.
Landscape Architecture Makes Strides in Gender Equity
Australia’s landscape architecture profession is making significant progress in attracting and retaining women, an analysis of Census data has found.
Australian Institute of Architects Welcomes New CEO
Another big battery comes online in SA
Another big battery has come online in South Australia with the 30-megawatt facility to help stabilise local electricity supplies and provide back-up power to 4500 properties...
Building Watchdog Defends Costly Cupboard
The controversial construction industry watchdog has defended spending more than $6000 of taxpayers' money on a lockable coat cupboard and shelving for its boss's office.
Sydney's Cracked Opal Tower Sound: Report
An interim report into Sydney's cracked Opal Tower has found several factors could have contributed to the building's problems, but has ruled out extreme weather and...
'Conveyancer' Accused of Rich Vic Frauds
A Melbourne woman is accused of passing herself off as a conveyancer to transfer property into her own name and reap millions of dollars.
More Signs Removed From Melbourne Roads
Two more signs will be removed from Melbourne roads as part of an audit to find out what caused one to come crashing down on a...
Light Rail Critic Launches Political Party
An outspoken critic of the Sydney light rail project has launched her own political party which will run candidates in several inner-city seats at the upcoming...
Home repair scam targets elderly Qlders
Two unlicensed tradies accused of ripping off elderly Queenslanders via a home maintenance scam have been nabbed for fraud, forgery and theft offences.
Opal Residents Reluctant to Reoccupy Tower
The builders of Sydney's cracked Opal Tower say most residents will be able to move back in on the weekend but the owners' committee isn't convinced...