Apartment Defects Continue to Disappoint
A recent study has identified the number of building defects being reported by apartment building owners.
Illegal Queensland Builders Face Jail
Unlicensed builders could face jail time for repeat offences in Queensland, the industry regulator warns.
Creating a Best Practice Registration Regime
All key building practitioners would ideally be registered - a list that includes engineers, residential and commercial builders, architects, draftspersons, building surveyors, building inspectors, electricians and...
What Lies Ahead in Construction: Leadership or More Licentiousness?
It is clear that we have a major crisis in the Victorian building industry. Hundreds of thousands of Victorians are living in limbo, casualties of a...
Is Australia Failing on Construction Training?
Back last November, when the Australian Skills Quality Authority released its 2014 annual report, a cold hard truth regarding the standard of training in the construction...
Unregistered Builder Ordered to Pay $42,500
A recent case in Western Australian involving the performance of shoddy renovation work highlights the importance of employing registered builders.