Victoria Forges Ahead with Huge Housing Ambitions
Victoria has launched an ambitious housing agenda, with the state planning to deliver 800,000 new homes over the next decade.
Australia Has Massive Opportunities in Smart Buildings and Prefabrication
Australia has opportunities to unlock social, economic and environmental value by supporting a greater uptake of prefabrication and smart buildings, a new report argues.
Australia’s Construction Cost Pressures Vary According to Different Projects
The outlook for construction costs throughout Australia varies across different types of projects, a leader in cost and project management says.
4 ways to Protect your Construction Business from Ransomware
In the realm of cybersecurity threats facing the construction industry in Australia, ransomware stands out as the most formidable and devastating menace
Landmark Housing Bill Set to Pass Parliament
Australia is set to receive its biggest investment in social and affordable housing in more than a decade as the Albanese Government finally secured the Greens...
World’s Construction Sector Needs Best Practice Dispute Resolution
The world’s construction sector needs to adopt best practice processes in dispute resolution in order to deliver maximum efficiency and benefit for the economies and societies...
Construction Giants in Box Seat for Huge Melbourne Rail Tunnelling Project
Three major construction firms have emerged as favourites to deliver the first major tunnelling package on one of Melbourne’s biggest ever rail projects.
Housing Construction Lending Plummets to 15-Year Lows
Australia’s downturn in residential building appears to have deepened as the latest data suggests that lending to finance the purchase or construction of new houses and...
Second TBM Breaks Through on Huge Sydney Rail Tunnell Project
A major rail project that will link the new airport which is currently being built in Western Sydney with metropolitan rail services has reached a significant...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.