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Wednesday September 19, 2018

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Aussie Building Suppliers Hit Out at Lack of Action on Non-Complying Products
Business
Monday July 3 2017

Aussie Building Suppliers Hit Out at Lack of Action on Non-Complying Products

A key lobby group for building product suppliers in Australia has hit out at what it says is a lack of action on to stop dangerous...

Xenophon Leads Senate Investigation into Cladding Fires
Safety
Tuesday June 20 2017

Xenophon Leads Senate Investigation into Cladding Fires

A Senate Committee will investigate the use of cladding material on multi-storey buildings as a leading senator calls for a full audit of the cladding on...

Australia’s Natural Advantage
Business
Wednesday May 31 2017

Australia’s Natural Advantage

We are a lucky country with many natural advantages including abundant space, resourcefulness and imagination, but today we need courage to take nothing for granted.

Post Paris Agreement Paradigms: Enterprise Innovation
Business
Thursday December 22 2016

Post Paris Agreement Paradigms: Enterprise Innovation

In the closing days of 2015, the Paris Agreement was adopted to address climate change.

Telling the Life Story of Our Manufactured Products
Business
Wednesday October 26 2016

Telling the Life Story of Our Manufactured Products

To ensure any good or material we use is up to standard, we need to look at its life story from manufacture to consumption. Imagine,...

Senate Inquiry into Non-conforming Building Products
Business
Tuesday October 25 2016

Senate Inquiry into Non-conforming Building Products

It seems to be the case that within the very near future the terms of reference for a senate inquiry into non-conforming building products will be...

Australian Rules: The Road to Compliance
Business
Friday October 14 2016

Australian Rules: The Road to Compliance

Why is Australia lagging so badly in an area where we could and should be leading: compliance within the building industry?

Unions Call for Buy Australian Act
Business
Tuesday October 11 2016

Unions Call for Buy Australian Act

Governments throughout Australia should be required to use locally produced steel, iron, clothing and equipment on all public sector projects and services, the nation’s union movement...

Lax BCA Rules Allowing Building Product Fraud
Business
Tuesday July 26 2016

Lax BCA Rules Allowing Building Product Fraud

Lax requirements relating to evidence regarding the suitability of materials used in building and construction projects throughout Australia are enabling products to be substituted and materials...