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Australia Has a $257 billion Construction Opportunity in 2022/23
Business
Thursday May 19 2022

Australia Has a $257 billion Construction Opportunity in 2022/23

Australia's construction sector is set to deliver almost $257 billion worth of opportunities in 2022/23, the latest forecast suggests.

Australia’s Biggest Home Building Company Denies Reports of Trouble
Residential
Thursday May 19 2022

Australia’s Biggest Home Building Company Denies Reports of Trouble

The largest home building company in Australia has denied reports that it is in financial difficulty.

Coalition Beats Labor on Construction Scorecard
Business
Thursday May 19 2022

Coalition Beats Labor on Construction Scorecard

The Coalition has thoroughly beaten Labor on a scorecard of policies across sixteen areas, according to a major building industry lobby group.

What Queensland’s Building Industry is Fighting For in 2022
Business
Thursday May 19 2022

What Queensland’s Building Industry is Fighting For in 2022

With two recent lobbying wins under its belt, Master Builders is turning its focus on advocacy efforts in 2022.

Australia’s Best Construction Projects Have Been Unveiled
Civil
Tuesday May 17 2022

Australia’s Best Construction Projects Have Been Unveiled

Australia’s best civil and commercial construction projects for the past year have been unveiled.

Housing Construction Worker Demand Will Last Throughout 2023
Business
Thursday May 12 2022

Housing Construction Worker Demand Will Last Throughout 2023

Demand for workers across the housing construction sector in Australia will remain at red-hot levels until at least the end of 2023, a leading housing industry...

Construction Practices Must Improve to Manage Cost Blowout Crisis
Commercial
Tuesday May 10 2022

Construction Practices Must Improve to Manage Cost Blowout Crisis

“If I could demolish two words from our industry language, it would be ‘that’s market.’”

Construction Trade and Professional Shortage Like Never Seen Before
Business
Tuesday May 10 2022

Construction Trade and Professional Shortage Like Never Seen Before

Skilled professionals and tradespeople across the architecture, engineering and construction sectors are in massive demand amid a huge volume of work in detached home building and...

Why You MUST Get Employee Payments Right
Business
Monday May 9 2022

Why You MUST Get Employee Payments Right

Recently, there has been considerable media focus on underpayments of employee wages and entitlements.

Business
27 Mar, 2020
Builder avoids jail over insurance fraud

A South Australian builder who duped investors and councils by forging more than 200 insurance certificates has avoided jail time.

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Residential
21 Jan, 2020
WA shock safety campaign delay questioned

The mother of a girl who was left severely brain-damaged from an electric shock at state-owned housing in Perth has welcomed a public safety campaign but...

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Business
10 Jan, 2020
Woodside Gets Not for Sangomar Project

Senegal has authorised the West African country's first oil development, the $US4.2 billion Sangomar offshore oil project, operator Woodside Petroleum has announced.

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Green
18 Dec, 2019
Industry groups want climate change action

Six industry groups are calling on the Victorian government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while ensuring a fair transition for the workers, communities and industries affected.  

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Safety
29 Nov, 2019
Worker dies after Sydney pipe bursts

A worker has died in hospital after being struck in the head by a burst pressurised water pipe at a central Sydney worksite.

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Business
19 Nov, 2019
Plumber penalised over $150,000 for Cheating Workers and Lying

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured penalties of $151,200 against a Victorian plumber and his company for underpaying a young worker following previous court action involving...

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Business
13 Nov, 2019
Worker injured in Melbourne crane fall

A man has been rescued from a crane at a Melbourne construction site after falling two metres and suffering head and back injuries.

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Safety
6 Sep, 2019
Safety body for Qld workers after deaths

A new independent safety body for Queensland resource workers would be established under a bill introduced to state parliament. 

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Commercial
6 Sep, 2019
Sydney stadium demolition cost revealed

The demolition of Sydney's Allianz Stadium will cost taxpayers just under $40 million, leaving $689 million in the budget to rebuild the venue at Moore Park.

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