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The Pros and Cons of Contract Employment for Engineers
Business
Wednesday October 10 2018

The Pros and Cons of Contract Employment for Engineers

When growing up, many Australians are told to study, get into tertiary education and get a job. For most, this involves working for a company as...

Best Practice in Security of Payment Laws Has Been Defined
Business
Wednesday September 12 2018

Best Practice in Security of Payment Laws Has Been Defined

“At noon last Friday, instead of receiving nearly $76,000 from a major client, we were given – two minutes before it (the client) closed before the...

Construction Professionals in Massive Demand
Business
Friday September 7 2018

Construction Professionals in Massive Demand

As Australia’s record breaking construction boom rolls on, professionals across multiple areas including surveying, contracts management and health and safety are in massive demand.

Tradespeople Reap Construction Jobs Boom
Business
Wednesday August 8 2018

Tradespeople Reap Construction Jobs Boom

As the building and infrastructure boom rolls on, tradespeople across Australia’s residential, commercial and civil construction sector are enjoying extremely buoyant labour market conditions.

VBA is Nothing More than a Giant Failure
Business
Thursday August 2 2018

VBA is Nothing More than a Giant Failure

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) came into being on 1 July 2013 and has been continually criticized ever since by building consumers, and every facet of...

Current Issues in the Construction Industry
Business
Thursday August 2 2018

Current Issues in the Construction Industry

The current issues facing the construction industry in Australia and elsewhere are not necessarily issues which haven't arisen before.

Further Reforms are Coming to Building Law
Business
Tuesday July 17 2018

Further Reforms are Coming to Building Law

Much has been written recently on the issue of fires in buildings not only in Victoria but also elsewhere, including overseas, where the combustible cladding placed...

Business
Aug 3 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
Mar 6 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
Jan 10 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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