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VBA Scorecard, Three Years On
Business
Monday November 7 2016

VBA Scorecard, Three Years On

Corruption, maladministration, scathing, and overspending are just a few of the terms the press used in connection with the Victorian Ombudsman's report of December 2012 into...

Consumers’ Plight:  ‘Buyer Beware’ Information Buried
Residential
Wednesday July 20 2016

Consumers’ Plight: ‘Buyer Beware’ Information Buried

When Australians sign a building contract, they know they will be making the biggest investment of their lives, but the truth of the inherent dangers of...

Informed Consumers Key in Ensuring Building Conformance
Business
Thursday May 19 2016

Informed Consumers Key in Ensuring Building Conformance

When you buy something and take it home and it breaks, or it doesn’t fit or it is not what the label says it is, you...

Building: Spotlighting the System
Residential
Monday May 9 2016

Building: Spotlighting the System

For many reasons, the spotlight is firmly focused on the building industry. Apart from the non-conformance fiasco and dysfunctional ‘governance,’ the industry has distinguished itself for...

What Does Australia Make for Construction These Days?
Business
Monday July 6 2015

What Does Australia Make for Construction These Days?

Construction is pump priming the post mining boom economic hole, so it’s perhaps useful to reflect on what Australia actually makes that goes into projects these...