Queensland Wants Subbies to Dob in Fraudulent Builders
The Queensland Government is seeking submissions on allegations of fraudulent behaviour which relates to non-payment of sub-contractors in the state’s building and construction industry.
Unlicensed Builders Putting Consumers in Jeopardy
The rap sheet against Matthew Rixon was damning.
The Gold Coast is All Grown Up
A decade ago the Gold Coast was known for meter maids, schoolies and fish and chips on the beach. A lot has changed.
Which Approach to Non-Complying Products is Best?
Since the Grenfell tragedy in London and the Lacrosse apartment debacle in Melbourne, politicians of all stripes have been under pressure to act on combustible cladding...
Drop in Brisbane CBD Office Market Demand
A rise in office vacancy in the Brisbane CBD has been attributed to a market in transition, with reductions in tenant demand expected to be corrected...
Queensland Needs 53,000 Social and Affordable Homes Over Ten Years
Queensland must build at least 53,000 new social and affordable homes over the next decade to meet the needs of vulnerable and low-income households, the state’s...
Queensland Gets a New Building Plan
Queensland is set to implement a new building plan that will bring massive changes to many elements of the construction industry.
Builders Fearful About Faulty Products
Builders are becoming fearful about trying new and innovative products amid fears about being held liable for faulty and non-conforming products, a survey of builders in...
CFMEU Tried to Force Queensland Workers to Join
The Federal Court has fined the CFMEU and two officials for trying to force workers to sign up and join the union at a central Queensland...
Qld miner mourned amid pressure on govt
Queensland miner Jack Gerdes is being mourned as one of the good blokes, always up for a laugh or a chat.
Bob Brown leads anti-Adani convoy to Qld
Tasmania's veteran conservationist Bob Brown has spearheaded an anti-Adani convoy, travelling north to protest the divisive proposed coal mine in Queensland.
Fed Govt to Spend $730m on North Qld Roads
The federal government will allocate $730 million to upgrade roads in north Queensland in the budget due next week.
New Qld coal plant moot point: Littleproud
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has repudiated his colleagues' calls for a new coal-fired power plant in Queensland, labelling it a moot point.
Mine Dust Victims Call for Coal Levy
Queenslander Keith Stoddart can barely lift a bucket of water after spending three decades working underground as a coal miner.
PM Launches Qld 'Congestion-Busting' Plan
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has earmarked $80 million for road and rail projects he says will cut travelling times for Queensland parents and tradies.
Queensland Infrastructure on PM's Radar
Queenslanders can expect a raft of road and rail project announcements from Prime Minister Scott Morrison as he continues his tour of the state's southeast.
Home repair scam targets elderly Qlders
Two unlicensed tradies accused of ripping off elderly Queenslanders via a home maintenance scam have been nabbed for fraud, forgery and theft offences.
Adani Admits to Admin Error on Mine Work
Adani has admitted to an "administrative error" after it failed to declare track clearing and exploratory drilling at it conducted earlier this year to environmental regulators.