Architects Lay Down Challenge to Morrison
A leading architecture body has challenged the re-elected Morrison Government to prioritise important reforms concerning the built environment.
Property Industry Hails Morrison Victory
Australia’s property sector has welcomed the Coalition’s federal election victory, saying that Australians had rejected ‘risky’ changes to the taxation of property investment.
Labor Fails Construction Scorecard
Bill Shorten and the Australian Labor Party have failed a building industry scorecard for federal election policies.
Sustainability and the Federal Election
Earlier last week, at the first leaders’ debate in the run up to the federal election, both contenders for the nation’s top job clashed over their...
Three Predictions for 2018
If you are going to be a forecaster, you need to forecast everything, often.
Push on for Federal Security of Payment Law
As the federal election draws nearer, opposition parties are lining up to support moves toward federal security of payment legislation in order to address issues associated...
Construction Industry Challenges Abbott
The construction industry in Australia has welcomed the Coalition victory in the federal election, but challenged the new government to put in place long term policies...
Why Abbott’s Win is Good for Construction Industry
It was not unexpected, and many will have differing feelings about the result, but the Coalition’s win in the federal election is overall a positive outcome...
Labour Fails Construction Scorecard
As the federal election approaches, a leading construction industry association has given the Australian Labour Party an embarrassing ‘fail’ for its policies regarding the building industry.
Shorten's $75m mining Exploration Pledge
Labor leader Bill Shorten has promised to invest $75 million to discovering mining resources if he wins the election.
ALP Electric Car Plan Costs More: Minister
Australia's energy minister says people should be able to buy electric cars on their own whim instead of being forced to fork out more for fuel-efficient...
Labor Pledges to Improve Broadband Network
A Labor federal government would help more older Australians and low-income households connect to the National Broadband Network, the opposition has pledged.
Shorten Launches Appeal to Tradies and Apprentices
Opposition leader Bill Shorten has appealed to tradespeople and apprentices, saying an elected Labour Government would boost apprenticeships, create more training opportunities on public sector construction...
Industry key to Labor's Climate Plan
Australia's biggest polluters will have to cut their emissions but could find themselves making money doing so under a Labor government.
Builders Collective Slams Labour
A group representing small builders in Australia has slammed Federal Labor over its rejection of calls for a Royal Commission into the building Industry.
Government Plan Off the Rails: Labor
Labor says Australia needs "genuine" high-speed rail project to link big cities with regional centres.
Small Builders Halt Expansion Until After Election
More than one in four small businesses in construction are delaying expansion plans on account of the federal election, the latest survey has found.
Property Developer Donor Ban Scrutinised
The High Court is set to hear why Queensland should no longer ban property developers from making political donations.