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Australia’s Current Building Compliance Issues
Business
Thursday April 18 2019

Australia’s Current Building Compliance Issues

With the Lacrosse fire in Melbourne, the Opal Tower scenario in Sydney, along with other fires and building safety and defect issues in buildings in Australia...

Australian Construction Costs Rise
Business
Monday April 15 2019

Australian Construction Costs Rise

Construction costs in major Australian capitals are on the rise as busy markets in civil construction and non-residential building add pressure to resource and capacity constraints,...

Time Will Kill Your Payments, And Your Business
Business
Friday April 12 2019

Time Will Kill Your Payments, And Your Business

Last year I was featured on A Current Affair.

Two States Well Behind on Building Safety Reform
Business
Thursday April 11 2019

Two States Well Behind on Building Safety Reform

On June 14, 2017, the world of design and construction was rocked as 72 people were killed (including two who died in hospital) and 70 others...

Lend Lease Set to Face Shareholder Class Action
Business
Monday April 8 2019

Lend Lease Set to Face Shareholder Class Action

Construction giant Lendlease Group is set to face fresh legal claims it breached the Corporations Act by failing to properly inform the market of serious problems in its...

Are Employers Liable When Others Injure Their Workers?
Construction
Wednesday March 27 2019

Are Employers Liable When Others Injure Their Workers?

On September 22, 2006, Riste Bosevski was working as a labourer employed by Professional Contracting Pty Ltd on a school site in the regional New South...

Why Is Australia’s Building Industry Failing?
Business
Monday March 25 2019

Why Is Australia’s Building Industry Failing?

On February 4, residents of the NEO 2000 tower in Melbourne were forced to evacuate after cladding similar to that used on London’s Grenfell Tower caused...

Innovative Design Bogged Down in Planning
Urban Planning
Friday March 22 2019

Innovative Design Bogged Down in Planning

“I’ve just been rejected in all my applications for new houses in this council.”

Breaking the Detroit Model of Construction
Business
Thursday March 21 2019

Breaking the Detroit Model of Construction

Historically, Toyota is seen as the pin-up company for being the first to show how strong strategic alliances with supply chain partners can transform a company...

Residential
Apr 17 2019
Tenth Charged in Sydney Fake Tradie Scam

A tenth person has been charged after an alleged fraud syndicate handed out bogus qualifications to wannabe tradesmen during Sydney's property market boom.

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Commercial
Apr 16 2019
Australian Cash May Aid Notre Dame Rebuild

Australians are likely to be given an opportunity to contribute to rebuilding the Notre Dame cathedral with both sides of politics lamenting the destructive fire that...

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Safety
Apr 12 2019
Vic Crane Crash Victims Ran for Lives

The company whose crane crushed a Melbourne house, forcing three occupants to flee, says it's "devastated" by the incident.

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Safety
Apr 11 2019
Crane Collapse in Melbourne Injures Two

A crane has crashed on two houses in Melbourne's inner west, injuring two workers, and emergency crews are figuring out how to rectify the up-ended vehicle.

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Business
Apr 11 2019
NT Builder Jailed Over $200k Govt Fraud

A Darwin builder has been jailed for four years for defrauding an NT government indigenous employment program by more than $213,000.

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Commercial
Apr 11 2019
Run-down Perth Maternity Hospital to Move

Western Australia's biggest and most dilapidated maternity hospital will move to a new facility on the more modern QEII medical campus, the state government has announced.

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Civil
Apr 10 2019
'Drunk' Man Steals Truck, Rams CBD Cafe

A man is accused of stealing a three-tonne truck from a central Sydney building site and taking it for a drunken joyride through the CBD before...

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Safety
Apr 9 2019
Sydney Earthmoving Company Fined after Worker Crushed

A Sydney earthmoving company has been fined $90,000 after a 26-year-old man was crushed underneath the body of a dump truck and was left with serious...

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Safety
Apr 8 2019
Fed Dept Unaware of Subcontractor Issues

Senior officials involved in the upgrade of Parliament House's security doors had no idea about allegations a subcontractor was using drugs, a federal inquiry has heard.

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