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?
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
The competition watchdog has started civil proceedings against BlueScope Steel for alleged cartel conduct to manipulate the price of flat steel products.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
New stadium contract shortly: NSW premier
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.
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.