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Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation
Buildings
Friday May 24 2019

Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation

Often, when people think about a building’s fire protection system they think about its alarm and sprinkler systems.

Australia Must Prepare for a Transport Revolution
Infrastructure
Tuesday May 14 2019

Australia Must Prepare for a Transport Revolution

“Cleaner cars and transport aren’t just good for the environment – they are cheaper to run”.

Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code
Business
Wednesday May 1 2019

Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code

As of today, Australia has a new building code as the 2019 version of the National Construction Code (NCC) came into force this morning.

Asbestos Risk Management is Critical on Urban Renewal Sites
Environment
Wednesday April 17 2019

Asbestos Risk Management is Critical on Urban Renewal Sites

By the time it is finished in 2019, an $11.35 million project to rehabilitate 1.2 kilometres of the Upper Stony Creek in the west Melbourne suburb...

Victoria Must Invest in Regions: Infrastructure Victoria
Infrastructure
Tuesday April 16 2019

Victoria Must Invest in Regions: Infrastructure Victoria

Victoria should seek greater investment in regional areas to target local strengths and address localised disadvantage rather than simply trying to ease Melbourne’s population growth pressures,...

What You Can Expect From NCC 2019
Business
Tuesday April 9 2019

What You Can Expect From NCC 2019

As of May 1, Australia’s building industry will have a new National Construction Code (NCC).

Victoria Moves to Mandate Engineering Registration
Business
Thursday April 4 2019

Victoria Moves to Mandate Engineering Registration

Engineers who work across major construction categories in Victoria will be required to be registered under a new scheme which will see the mandatory registration of...

Infrastructure
May 13 2019
Libs, Labor Urged to Reveal Dam Wall Plans

 Former Greens leader Bob Brown has called on the major political parties to be upfront about their position on the raising of the wall of Sydney's...

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Infrastructure
May 13 2019
Perth Airport Link Tunnel Reaches Redcliff

Perth's Forrestfield-Airport Link project has reached a major milestone, as the first tunnel-boring machine arrives at Redcliff Station. 

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Mining
May 13 2019
Adani Project Faces Another Hurdle

Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine project is facing another hurdle, with the Queensland government seeking a further review of their groundwater plans.

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Mining
May 7 2019
Bight drilling protest heads to Norway

A delegation of those opposed to oil drilling in the Great Australian Bight is heading for Norway in the fight against international energy company Equinor's plans...

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Environment
May 7 2019
Morrison Admits Emissions are Increasing

 Scott Morrison has admitted Australia's emissions have been rising, as a new international report shows climate change is a key factor driving species to extinction.

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Mining
May 3 2019
Qld Sends Adani Back to Drawing Board

Adani's controversial Queensland coal mine has been dealt another blow after the state government rejected its plan to protect an endangered bird.

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Infrastructure
Apr 30 2019
Coalition to Promise New Water Authority

Government scientists will guide large-scale water diversion projects including dams under a re-elected coalition government.

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Mining
Apr 30 2019
QldCcoal Mine Expansion Given Go-ahead

A thermal coal mine west of Brisbane has been given state government approval to bump its production from 2.8 million tonnes a year to 3.5 million. 

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Infrastructure
Apr 29 2019
Questions Over Indigenous Dam Consultation

An indigenous leader has grilled senior coalition ministers over the lack of consultation with traditional owners on a north Queensland dam project.

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