Dilapidation Reports: Not Important Until They Are!!!
The requirement by Local and Government authorities for Dilapidation Reports to be carried out before construction, and civil work commencement is becoming more of a standard...
Australia Must Stop Mould in Homes
“The day I moved into the house, I recall thinking, ‘I am not sure I can live here.’”
NSW Electricans Sail Through Licence Tests
Electricians throughout the residential building sector in New South Wales have largely sailed through checks to ensure that they have valid licences, indicating a high level...
Australia’s Housing Construction Pipeline is Falling
Home building companies throughout Australia face a slowdown in conditions as a diminishing pipeline of work sees the volume of new construction undertaken within Australia decline...
Australia’s Home Renovations Bust
Look through much of today’s media and you will see talk of the slowdown in the housing market.
Overcoming the Cost Barrier to Asbestos Removal in Australia
If you want to know about costs associated with asbestos in residential premises, you only have to ask the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government.
Build More Homes, Improve Affordability
Housing affordability is about supply and demand.
Increase Housing Supply and Prices Will Fall
You often don’t know you’re in a bubble until it has actually popped. This is what ASIC chairman, Greg Medcraft, was warning three years ago. Shortly...
An Update on Directions to Fix or Rectify Building Work
Plenty has been written both in Victoria and elsewhere as to the issue of defective cladding on the externals of buildings.
Qld Govt May Close Cladding Loopholes
Queensland may ban provisions allowing combustible cladding on high-rise buildings, with concerns the global insurance fallout from the Grenfell Tower disaster could affect the state's construction...