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