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Monday July 16, 2018

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The Construction Productivity Crisis in Australia
Business
Wednesday January 11 2017

The Construction Productivity Crisis in Australia

Over 18 months ago, the Housing Industry Association (HIA) provided a submission to the Productivity Commission concerning the proposal to adopt a mutual recognition scheme to...

Renewable Targets Lead COAG Agenda
Energy
Thursday October 6 2016

Renewable Targets Lead COAG Agenda

State and territory ministers will consider uniform renewable energy targets and a formal review of the national power market at an emergency meeting in the aftermath...

Are We Ready for Zero Carbon Buildings?
Green
Tuesday October 13 2015

Are We Ready for Zero Carbon Buildings?

As December approaches, the eyes of the world will be on Paris and the United Nations Climate Conference, better known as COP21.

Australia’s Disconnected Builder Licensing Regulations
Business
Thursday September 10 2015

Australia’s Disconnected Builder Licensing Regulations

A recent article on Sourceable has underscored serious problems with Australia's building industry.

COAG ‘Retreat’ on National Licensing a Misstep
Business
Monday August 17 2015

COAG ‘Retreat’ on National Licensing a Misstep

Last month’s meeting of federal, state and territory government leaders serves as a reminder that politics is a roadblock to logic.

Mine Safety Database Has ‘No Data’
Mining
Thursday February 6 2014

Mine Safety Database Has ‘No Data’

A national database to record mining industry deaths and injuries has yet to have any data entered into it, despite governments starting work on it 12...