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Strata Reform Driving Development
Strata
Wednesday March 22 2017

Strata Reform Driving Development

The concept of strata title in Australia has been around since 1961, when legislation was first introduced into New South Wales. Essentially it was introduced to...

Vic ‘Cowboy Developers’ Face Jail Time
Commercial
Wednesday December 7 2016

Vic ‘Cowboy Developers’ Face Jail Time

Cowboy Victorian developers who do building work without a permit could get five years in jail and almost half a million dollars in fines.

Cowboy Developers Get off Easy
Safety
Tuesday November 1 2016

Cowboy Developers Get off Easy

The "cowboy" developers who illegally demolished an historic Melbourne pub have been handed another $15,000 fine for failing to cover up dumped asbestos.

MFB Called to Douse Asbestos at Melbourne Pub Site
Commercial
Friday October 21 2016

MFB Called to Douse Asbestos at Melbourne Pub Site

Firefighters have been called to douse the site of a 19th-century Melbourne pub that was illegally demolished to stop asbestos blowing into the air.

‘Cowboy’ Developer Turn Heritage Melbourne Pub to Rubble
Commercial
Wednesday October 19 2016

‘Cowboy’ Developer Turn Heritage Melbourne Pub to Rubble

Cowboy developers could be whacked with heftier penalties after the illegal demolition of a Melbourne gold rush-era pub.

Wrecking Ball Headed for Several Sydney High-rises
Commercial
Tuesday May 17 2016

Wrecking Ball Headed for Several Sydney High-rises

Several high-rise buildings in Sydney's CBD will be demolished as early as next year to make way for the construction of the Sydney Metro rail line.

Construction Industry Must Act to End Use of Hazardous Materials
Green
Thursday April 21 2016

Construction Industry Must Act to End Use of Hazardous Materials

Australian construction workers, engineers and designers need to understand the risks associated with exposure to asbestos and other hazardous materials.

Construction’s Impact on the Environment
Green
Tuesday March 1 2016

Construction’s Impact on the Environment

With the construction sector experiencing a resurgence in growth, especially since the start of 2015, it’s bound to have a detrimental impact on the environment.

When to Renovate, When to Demolish
Residential
Wednesday February 17 2016

When to Renovate, When to Demolish

When your current building stock is a little tired, how do you decide whether to renovate or demolish and rebuild?

Green
Feb 2 2018
Victoria Greens Vow to Stop New Apple Store

The Victorian Greens are determined to stop a controversial plan to demolish part of Melbourne's Federation Square to make way for a new Apple store.

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Business
27 Oct, 2016
Victoria Govt Takes Cowboy Developers to VCAT

The developer 'cowboys' who illegally destroyed a Melbourne pub will be hauled before the planning tribunal in a bid to force them to rebuild it.

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