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
“Cleaner cars and transport aren’t just good for the environment – they are cheaper to run”.
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
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
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
As of May 1, Australia’s building industry will have a new National Construction Code (NCC).
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Coalition to Promise New Water Authority
Government scientists will guide large-scale water diversion projects including dams under a re-elected coalition government.
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.
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.