The Sleepwalking States: Why is Security of Payment Going Ignored?
What is happening in Tasmania, South Australia, and the ACT?
The Flight of the Termite: The Silent Intruder
Many Canberrans are shocked to learn the ACT has a growing termite problem, and it’s one that should not be ignored.
Reviewing Australia’s Disability Standards
In 2010, the Disability (Access to Premises-Buildings) Standards were introduced under the Disability Discrimination Act 2010.
Security of Payment: Why Not a Single Act for the Whole Country?
A single version of the Security of Payment Act is a mirage of wonders lingering on the horizon. Could it happen? It seems so.
National Security of Payment Approach Would Protect Subcontractors
Late payments, non-payments and insolvencies have been long standing blights on the Australian building and construction industry. Fire protection contractors have been in the front line...
Anger Grows over Fence Plans on Parliament House
Anger is growing over the government’s plans to erect a 2.6 meter high fence on around the permitter of Parliament House which will limit public access...
Where the Domestic Building Contracts Act Still Gets It So Wrong
If residential building contracts for new homes, units, apartments and home additions are unfair, then the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995 got it very wrong.
Time for the HVAC Industry to Adopt Climate Friendly Refrigerants
As 197 nations agreed this week to ban refrigerants that worsen climate change, the air conditioning industry is going to have to stop using the types...
The WA Construction Contracts Act: An Act of Madness
The WA Construction Contracts Act is WA’s response to the ‘Security of Payment’ Act found in the other Australian states.