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Facilities Managers With Right Skills are In Demand
Commercial
Thursday January 17 2019

Facilities Managers With Right Skills are In Demand

Facility managers who possess the right skill set are in demand despite a competitive market and sluggish remuneration levels, the latest report says.

Engineers Ride Civil Construction Boom
Business
Wednesday January 16 2019

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
Business
Wednesday January 16 2019

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
Business
Wednesday January 16 2019

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
Business
Tuesday January 15 2019

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
Architecture
Tuesday January 15 2019

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
Infrastructure
Monday January 14 2019

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
Architecture
Friday January 11 2019

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...

Residential
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New Home Sales drop to lowest level since 2012

“HIA New Home Sales continued the declining trend that we saw throughout most of 2018,” said Geordan Murray, HIA Senior Economist.

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Residential
Jan 17 2019
Housing Finance Falls in November

Housing market conditions across Australia have tightened with the latest figures showing further contraction in lending activity.

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Public
Jan 17 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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Mining
Jan 17 2019
Mining Union Victory for 100 NSW Workers

About 100 coalminers have won the right to convert from casual to permanent employees, along with better pay and conditions, in a victory ending an industrial...

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Infrastructure
Jan 17 2019
Musk Quotes $1B For Blue Mountains Tunnel

A radical proposal to build a high-speed transit tunnel under NSW's Blue Mountains has caught the eye of two billionaire entrepreneurs - including Elon Musk.

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Green
Jan 17 2019
Melbourne Wins Race to Full Renewables

Melbourne City Council says it has become the first Australian capital city council to be powered entirely by renewables as energy from a purpose-built wind farm...

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Business
Jan 16 2019
Australian Institute of Architects Welcomes New CEO

The Australian Institute of Architects has today announced the appointment of Julia Cambage to the position of Chief Executive Officer for the architecture profession’s peak body.

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Energy
Jan 16 2019
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...

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