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Thursday February 21, 2019

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Australia’s Home Renovations Bust
Residential
Thursday February 21 2019

Australia’s Home Renovations Bust

Look through much of today’s media and you will see talk of the slowdown in the housing market.

Australia’s Education Building Boom
Commercial
Wednesday February 13 2019

Australia’s Education Building Boom

“The NSW Government is already building the roads, public transport and other hard infrastructure we need – now its time for a huge investment in the...

Australia Must Embrace Industrialised Construction
Technology
Monday February 4 2019

Australia Must Embrace Industrialised Construction

Want to slash on-site build times on your next project?

Construction Professionals Ride Civil Infrastructure Jobs Boom
Business
Wednesday January 16 2019

Construction Professionals Ride Civil Infrastructure Jobs Boom

Skilled construction professionals are in massive demand for work on civil infrastructure projects as the focus of opportunities switches from residential building to the booming infrastructure...

Building Approvals Plummet to Five Year Low
Business
Wednesday January 9 2019

Building Approvals Plummet to Five Year Low

Building approvals in Australia have fallen to their lowest level in more than five years as concerns about the extent of the likely downturn in housing...

Overcoming the Cost Barrier to Asbestos Removal in Australia
Residential
Wednesday October 10 2018

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
Residential
Tuesday September 18 2018

Build More Homes, Improve Affordability

Housing affordability is about supply and demand.

Increase Housing Supply and Prices Will Fall
Residential
Friday September 14 2018

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...

Commercial
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NSW Govt 'Suppressed' Stadium Information

The NSW government "suppressed" evidence that soil underneath Allianz Stadium was potentially contaminated with carcinogens during a botched planning process to knock down and rebuild the...

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Commercial
Feb 8 2019
Sydney Council to Fight Stadium Demolition

 A Sydney council will take the NSW government to court over its $730 million plan to demolish Allianz Stadium and build a new one in its...

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Safety
Feb 8 2019
Safety Fears for WestConnex Tunnel Workers

Concerns have been raised over safety procedures inside WestConnex motorway tunnels after more than 300 workers were told to leave sections of the project. 

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Business
Feb 6 2019
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,...

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Business
Feb 6 2019
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...

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Business
Feb 4 2019
Building Approvals Fall Even Further

Building approvals have fallen further yet again despite having previously hit five year lows, the latest data shows.

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Civil
Feb 4 2019
Federal Labor Open to NBN Write-Down

The federal opposition could be open to writing down the value of the national broadband network to help make internet more affordable.

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Business
Jan 29 2019
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.

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Safety
Jan 29 2019
SA Funds Workers Screening for Silicosis

South Australian stone industry workers will be able to access immediate health screening after a rise in detections interstate of the incurable respiratory disease 'silicosis'.

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