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...
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
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.
Industry 4.0 Will Reshape Property and Construction
For centuries, goods such as food, clothing, houses and weapons were made by hand.
Driving BIM Adoption Throughout Construction
In the 1987 classic comedy Beverly Hills Cop 2, detective Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) assumes temporary occupation and enjoyment of a multi-million dollar Beverly Hills mansion...
Commercial Building Set to Drive Activity Forward
Last October, Cbus Property turned the first sod on what it says will be a landmark ‘vertical village’ in Melbourne’s CBD featuring two twin 39-storey vertical...
Financial Systems Must be Linked with Project Systems
Late last year, directors of one Perth-based civil construction contracting firm were given what appeared to be great news.
Vic Builders Fined $600K for Dumping
Developers who allegedly unlawfully knocked down a 159-year-old Melbourne pub have been fined more than $600,000 for dumping asbestos from the site to an area bordering...
Employers Urge Senators to Back Union Bill
A major employer body is ramping up pressure on crossbench senators to pass draft laws making it easier to disqualify rogue unions and their officials.
Call for Victoria Cranes Check after Death
Every crane in Victoria should to be checked, authorities urge, after a key part was likely to have contributed to the death of a construction worker...
Quarry Operator Charged over Vic Tip Death
A Victorian quarry operator has been charged more than two years after a contractor was killed when a tip wall collapsed on her truck.
One Dead, One Critical in Crane Drop
A man is dead and his co-worker is fighting for life after after they were submerged in concrete that fell from a crane on a Melbourne...
Workers Walk at Hobart Hospital Over Pay
More than one hundred plasterers have indefinitely walked off the job at Hobart's major hospital over a pay dispute but the end date for the redevelopment...
Workplace Disputes Hover Around Record Low
Industrial disputes have doubled as tensions rise between unions and the coalition government but they remain at historically low levels.
Unions Protest Against ABCC in Sydney
Thousands of union members have marched through Sydney's CBD to protest against the federal government's building and construction watchdog.
Qld Company Fined $405k for Worker Deaths
Loved ones of a construction worker crushed to death by a concrete slab at Brisbane's Eagle Farm Racecourse believe a company's $405,000 fine for its role...