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