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Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation
Buildings
Tuesday May 28 2019

Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation

Often, when people think about a building’s fire protection system they think about its alarm and sprinkler systems.

Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code
Business
Wednesday May 1 2019

Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code

As of today, Australia has a new building code as the 2019 version of the National Construction Code (NCC) came into force this morning.

Australia’s New Building Code Comes Into Force
Business
Wednesday May 1 2019

Australia’s New Building Code Comes Into Force

Australia now has a new building code as the 2019 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) is now in force.

What You Can Expect From NCC 2019
Business
Tuesday April 9 2019

What You Can Expect From NCC 2019

As of May 1, Australia’s building industry will have a new National Construction Code (NCC).

Facade Design Responds to Modern Building Demands
Commercial
Thursday March 7 2019

Facade Design Responds to Modern Building Demands

With the issues surrounding flammable materials, cladding and facades have generated much attention of late.

Concrete Industry Demands Action on Fire Safety
Buildings
Tuesday February 12 2019

Concrete Industry Demands Action on Fire Safety

Australia’s concrete and masonry industry has called for more action to ensure that non-combustible materials are not installed on multi-storey buildings.

Sprinklers are Critical for Apartment Fire Safety
Buildings
Wednesday March 7 2018

Sprinklers are Critical for Apartment Fire Safety

For Chinese student Ginger Jiang, recounting the night her life changed because of fire in the Sydney suburb of Bankstown in September 2012 was gut-wrenching.

Will Flammable Cladding Invalidate Your Strata Insurance?
Commercial
Wednesday February 28 2018

Will Flammable Cladding Invalidate Your Strata Insurance?

Imagine receiving a bill and finding your insurance had risen sixfold.

External Wall Cladding Systems: Do They Comply?
Buildings
Wednesday November 29 2017

External Wall Cladding Systems: Do They Comply?

One aspect of the public debate and discussion as to external wall cladding on buildings in the context of the Lacrosse building and Grenfell tower fires...

Buildings
Feb 6 2019
Melbourne Tower Residents Can't Go Home

Residents at a fire-damaged Melbourne high-rise covered in flammable cladding will have to wait until at least next week before they can go home.

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Buildings
Feb 4 2019
Apartment Block Alight in Melbourne CBD

A high-rise Melbourne apartment building fire that forced an early morning evacuation, contains the same combustible cladding on London's Grenfell Tower, authorities say.

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Buildings
13 Mar, 2018
Fire Safety Regulatory Changes For Multi Level Buildings

The facilities management industry now more than ever is required to take a lead role in ensuring the safety of the occupants within the buildings they...

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