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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.