header nav1

News

Tuesday September 17, 2019

Loading Icon
Govt to cut red tape for smaller employers
Business
Friday September 13 2019

Govt to cut red tape for smaller employers

Small businesses will find it easier to employ people under a Morrison government plan to cut red tape

What is the National Construction Code  and What is it All About?
Business
Friday September 13 2019

What is the National Construction Code and What is it All About?

The National Construction Code is often referred to in various contexts by those in the building and construction industry and outside and at times, ones wonders...

Builders join infrastructure spending push
Civil
Wednesday September 11 2019

Builders join infrastructure spending push

The Master Builders have added their voice to the chorus calling for the federal government to bring forward infrastructure spending to stimulate the economy.

Apartment building drops for 17th month
Business
Friday September 6 2019

Apartment building drops for 17th month

The slowdown in construction activity eased in August even as demand for new apartments dropped for a 17th straight month.

Australia’s Construction Sector Must Pay More Costs
Business
Friday September 6 2019

Australia’s Construction Sector Must Pay More Costs

Australia’s building sector must be prepared to wear greater costs in order to address poor construction practices, a respected lawyer says.

Housing Construction Slowdown Hits Aussie Economy
Business
Wednesday September 4 2019

Housing Construction Slowdown Hits Aussie Economy

A fall int the contribution from housing construction to Gross Domestic Product in Australia means the slowing market in new home building is impacting the wider...

Penalties for unfair contract terms – what is the Government waiting for?
Business
Tuesday September 3 2019

Penalties for unfair contract terms – what is the Government waiting for?

Despite mounting pressure following the recent ACCC investigation of UberEats, the Federal Government is yet to make good on its pre-election promise to strengthen the unfair...

Building approvals plummet 9.7% in July
Residential
Monday September 2 2019

Building approvals plummet 9.7% in July

The number of building approvals dropped by a shockingly large 9.7 per cent in July, bucking economist predictions of a flat result to further suggest construction...

BlueScope engaged in cartel conduct: ACCC
Business
Friday August 30 2019

BlueScope engaged in cartel conduct: ACCC

The competition watchdog has started civil proceedings against BlueScope Steel for alleged cartel conduct to manipulate the price of flat steel products.

Commercial
Sep 6 2019
Sydney stadium demolition cost revealed

The demolition of Sydney's Allianz Stadium will cost taxpayers just under $40 million, leaving $689 million in the budget to rebuild the venue at Moore Park.

149 0

Commercial
Aug 23 2019
Stadium build 'could disrupt Marvel film'

Fox Studios Australia has warned the Sydney Football Stadium redevelopment could have "significant economic consequences" for the film industry and disrupt the production of a major...

137 0

Residential
Aug 16 2019
Mascot Towers owners demand accountability

Apartment owners in Sydney's beleaguered Mascot Towers are demanding answers after they thought they'd secured the Australian dream only to see it turn into "a waking...

172 0

Business
Aug 13 2019
Business Rallies for Workplace Law Reform

The Business Council of Australia will urge employers to rally workers, shareholders and suppliers behind workplace reforms to drive productivity higher.

167 0

Residential
Aug 9 2019
Record $3m payout to SA asbestos victim

A South Australian father of three with terminal cancer has been awarded a record $3 million payout after he was exposed to asbestos dust, including during...

198 0

Residential
Jul 30 2019
Premier backs Opal owners' right to sue

The NSW premier has defended the right of owners of units in Sydney's beleaguered Opal Tower to sue the state government over their plight, saying she...

338 0

Business
Jul 29 2019
Qld ex-CFMEU boss to appeal conviction

Former Queensland CFMEU boss David Hanna will appeal his conviction of destroying, concealing or mutilating documents in a Brisbane court.

200 0

Commercial
Jul 29 2019
NSW premier stands by stadium timeline

The NSW premier is confident the new Allianz Stadium will be completed by 2022 as planned, despite there being no company contracted to build it.

188 0