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Security and Risk Compliance Must Not Be Ignored
Commercial
Tuesday March 7 2017

Security and Risk Compliance Must Not Be Ignored

Organisations of all types face a world of increasing threats, both physical and virtual. These same organisations have significant responsibilities for minimising the associated risks to...

Creating Resilient Cities with Living Infrastructure
Landscaping
Wednesday October 26 2016

Creating Resilient Cities with Living Infrastructure

The climate is becoming more unpredictable and fierce with each passing year.

Project Drawdown Aims for Solutions to Climate Change
Environment
Tuesday October 11 2016

Project Drawdown Aims for Solutions to Climate Change

Whilst Australian politicians once again debate the merits of renewable energy and challenges from extreme weather events, on the other side of the world, hundreds of...

Working Together to Build more Resilient Cities
Green
Friday October 7 2016

Working Together to Build more Resilient Cities

From Accra to Yiwu, 100 cities around the world have taken the challenge of becoming more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges of the...

Building Insurance: What Level of Cover Do You Require?
Business
Thursday September 22 2016

Building Insurance: What Level of Cover Do You Require?

We all need building insurance, whether that be for residential, investment, commercial or government buildings, but how much insurance should we be allowing for?

Can the Passive House Standard Help Bushfire Resiliency?
Residential
Tuesday August 30 2016

Can the Passive House Standard Help Bushfire Resiliency?

As the weather is starting to get a bit warmer in parts of Australia, we turn to thoughts of summer. This can mean beach and barbeque...

Resilience Key to Success in the City
Green
Thursday June 30 2016

Resilience Key to Success in the City

As you walk through a city – be it Hanoi, Houston or Hobart – it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking our urban environments...

World Bank’s Groundbreaking Report on Resilient Building
Business
Tuesday April 12 2016

World Bank’s Groundbreaking Report on Resilient Building

The World Bank has launched a ground breaking publication on disaster mitigation and disaster recovery.