Assaults on Safework Inspectors Won’t be Tolerated
Following a number of recent incidents involving SafeWork inspectors, businesses and workers are being reminded that it is a criminal offence to hinder, obstruct, assault, threaten,...
Man Impaled on Steel Bar After Work Fall
A man is in hospital after he was impaled on a steel bar for up to an hour following a fall at a construction site on...
Building Approvals Fall Even Further
Building approvals have fallen further yet again despite having previously hit five year lows, the latest data shows.
Small Business Asset Tax Break Extended
Small businesses will get an extra tax break with the Morrison government again extending the instant asset write-off to mid-2020.
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.
Cracked Opal Tower to be 'safe to occupy'
Some residents of the cracked Opal Tower in Sydney could be back in their homes as early as Saturday after engineers declared the building safe for...
Who Can Become a Building Practitioner in Australia - Recent Changes in Victoria
All states in Australia, and across most of the common law world, ensure the registration of building practitioners.
Social Value: The New Currency in Construction and Infrastructure
Recent major project awards have vividly illustrated that it is no longer good enough to offer the cheapest price to win a bid - you must...
The Year of Integrity and Accountability?
While we all shake our heads in disbelief to what we hear and see in regard to integrity and accountability, it does create a very disturbing...