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Saturday November 17, 2018

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Energy Policy and Housing
Residential
Monday July 31 2017

Energy Policy and Housing

National energy policy is one of the hot topics in Canberra this year, a debate that is perhaps five years too late.

The Flight of the Termite: The Silent Intruder
Strata
Wednesday June 21 2017

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.

Review of Parliament House Fence Demanded
Public
Friday December 23 2016

Review of Parliament House Fence Demanded

Australia's peak body for architects wants controversial plans to build a new fence around Parliament House put on hold and reviewed immediately.

Anger Grows over Fence Plans on Parliament House
Public
Thursday December 8 2016

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...

How to Improve the Building Ethos
Business
Wednesday September 28 2016

How to Improve the Building Ethos

How can we ensure issues such as the leaky building issue in NZ don't crop up in Australia, particularly given the laxity of our regulatory regime?

Canberra Suburb Named Best Master Planned Community
Urban Planning
Tuesday June 14 2016

Canberra Suburb Named Best Master Planned Community

The Canberra suburb of Franklin has taken out the honour for the country's top master planned community at the Property Council of Australia's annual Innovation and...

Parliament House Architect Dies
Business
Thursday May 19 2016

Parliament House Architect Dies

The architect who designed Canberra's iconic Parliament House has died, aged 95.

Sydney Fourth in the World for Housing Price Growth
Residential
Monday May 2 2016

Sydney Fourth in the World for Housing Price Growth

Sydney has taken fourth place on a new list of world cities witnessing the most rapid growth in residential property prices.

How Can the ACT’s Building Regulation Mess be Fixed?
Business
Monday April 18 2016

How Can the ACT’s Building Regulation Mess be Fixed?

Back in 2010, widespread problems surrounding defects in apartments throughout Canberra were exposed as an ABC report documented major water leaks, falling render and cracking in...

Residential
Jan 18 2018
Hobart, Canberra Rents up as Sydney Slows

Unit rental prices have eased in Sydney and held steady in Melbourne but soared in Hobart and Canberra, new figures show.

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