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Wednesday January 16, 2019

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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...

Property Industry Confidence Plummets to Five Year Lows
Business
Thursday January 10 2019

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
Business
Thursday January 10 2019

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.

Energy
now
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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Business
19 h
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.

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Buildings
21 h
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...

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Zoning
yesterday
'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.

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Civil
yesterday
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...

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Civil
Jan 11 2019
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...

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Residential
Jan 11 2019
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.

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Residential
Jan 11 2019
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...

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