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Tuesday June 18, 2019

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May 13 2019
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.

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May 3 2019
Two Arrested over Travelling Con Men Scam

Two alleged travelling con men have been arrested in Melbourne over an "Irish roof scam", fleecing $260,000 from one victim to buy Rolex watches and designer...

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Apr 30 2019
Ex-Ipswich Contractor to Face Sentencing

A former contractor who engaged in corrupt dealings with a Queensland council and the state's racing body will be sentenced in a Brisbane court on Friday. 

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Apr 11 2019
NT Builder Jailed Over $200k Govt Fraud

A Darwin builder has been jailed for four years for defrauding an NT government indigenous employment program by more than $213,000.

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Apr 8 2019
CFMMEU Fined $1.5m over Sydney Strike

The construction union has been fined $1.5 million and its senior officials another $190,000 over unlawful strikes at the Barangaroo South site in Sydney.

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Apr 5 2019
Shorten Launches Appeal to Tradies and Apprentices

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has appealed to tradespeople and apprentices, saying an elected Labour Government would boost apprenticeships, create more training opportunities on public sector construction...

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Apr 4 2019
Victorian Builders Back Budget

Builders in Victoria has voiced strong support for Tuesday’s Federal Budget, saying key initiatives along with a return to projected surplus will help to promote confidence...

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Apr 3 2019
Bakers and Brickies Offered $2000 Payments

Aspiring bakers and bricklayers are being offered $2000 to take up a trade, as the federal government promises to create an extra 80,000 apprenticeships over five...

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Apr 3 2019
Treasurer Unfurls Infrastructure Ribbons

Commuters and construction workers are being promised a $100 billion pipeline of road and rail projects in Tuesday night's federal budget.

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