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Has Fire Safety Been Ignored for Profits?
Buildings
Tuesday November 7 2017

Has Fire Safety Been Ignored for Profits?

Around Australia, the influx of foreign capital in over recent years has seen a scramble on the part of developers to get new apartment stock to...

Low Rise Buildings: Australia’s Hidden Fire Danger
Buildings
Tuesday September 19 2017

Low Rise Buildings: Australia’s Hidden Fire Danger

Amid the tragedy of the Grenfell Tower and the earlier debacle at the Lacrosse apartment towers in Melbourne in 2014, dangers associated with fire in high-rise...

Is High Rise Living Presenting Fire Dangers?
Buildings
Friday January 29 2016

Is High Rise Living Presenting Fire Dangers?

The potential safety issues associated with high rise apartments were on full display in November 2014 when fire ripped up from the sixth floor to the...

Victoria Failing on Building Control: Fire Brigade
Buildings
Monday January 4 2016

Victoria Failing on Building Control: Fire Brigade

Significant levels of failure within the building regulatory regime in Victoria are leading to major risks of fire-related deaths in high-rise apartment buildings, according to the...