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Labor Fails Construction Scorecard
Business
Thursday May 16 2019

Labor Fails Construction Scorecard

Bill Shorten and the Australian Labor Party have failed a building industry scorecard for federal election policies.

CSR Full Year Profit Sinks 59% to $78m
Business
Wednesday May 8 2019

CSR Full Year Profit Sinks 59% to $78m

CSR's full-year profit has sunk 59 per cent to $78 million, weighed down by higher electricity costs and losses associated with the sale of its Viridian...

Building Jobs Cut as Values Fall: Survey
Business
Wednesday May 8 2019

Building Jobs Cut as Values Fall: Survey

 Construction jobs dwindled in April as house building activity contracted for the ninth month in a row, according to an industry survey.

Red Tape is Killing Small Construction Businesses
Business
Tuesday May 7 2019

Red Tape is Killing Small Construction Businesses

More than half of all tradespeople and small construction business owners throughout Australia are being forced to sacrifice sleep to meet reporting and administrative requirements, the...

Queensland Wants Subbies to Dob in Fraudulent Builders
Business
Friday April 26 2019

Queensland Wants Subbies to Dob in Fraudulent Builders

The Queensland Government is seeking submissions on allegations of fraudulent behaviour which relates to non-payment of sub-contractors in the state’s building and construction industry.

Building Cop Goes After CFMEU on Perth Airport Rail Link
Business
Wednesday April 24 2019

Building Cop Goes After CFMEU on Perth Airport Rail Link

Australia’s biggest construction union is facing legal action after the nation’s building industry watchdog filed charges over allegations of illegal industrial action at various sites associated...

Japanese Giant Goes After Dulux
Business
Thursday April 18 2019

Japanese Giant Goes After Dulux

Australia’s biggest paint manufacturer could fall into Japanese hands should a takeover offer for the company be accepted by shareholders.

Australia’s Current Building Compliance Issues
Business
Thursday April 18 2019

Australia’s Current Building Compliance Issues

With the Lacrosse fire in Melbourne, the Opal Tower scenario in Sydney, along with other fires and building safety and defect issues in buildings in Australia...

Business
Mar 27 2019
Builders Collective Slams Labour

A group representing small builders in Australia has slammed Federal Labor over its rejection of calls for a Royal Commission into the building Industry.

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Business
3 Aug, 2018
Time Zone Costing Investment and Jobs in Queensland

A national survey of 230 businesses by Ai Group found that an overwhelming 85% of businesses surveyed support changing Queensland's current position on daylight saving.

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Business
6 Mar, 2018
Australian Construction Culture Pushing Women Out

The construction industry's masculine culture and underlying sexual harassment is pushing women out even though they love their work.

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Business
10 Jan, 2018
Building Approvals Jump 11.7% in November

Approvals for the construction of new homes have jumped by 11.7 per cent, boosted by a spike in apartment and townhouse construction activity in Victoria, Western...

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