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How the GSC 40-Year Plan Will Reshape Sydney
Urban Planning
Tuesday March 27 2018

How the GSC 40-Year Plan Will Reshape Sydney

If the character Marty McFly from "Back to the Future" were to get in a time machine in Sydney and travel forward 40 years to 2056,...

What Does the Finkel Review Mean for the Property and Building Industries?
Business
Tuesday December 12 2017

What Does the Finkel Review Mean for the Property and Building Industries?

The Finkel Review, released in June 2017, is a report to the federal government regarding the future of the national electricity market.

The Australian Economy: Juggling Sector Growth
Business
Wednesday November 22 2017

The Australian Economy: Juggling Sector Growth

The record long and strong new home building boom ended in 2016, and we are now a year into what we expect will be a three-year...

A Bolt from the Blue: The VBA Class Action
Business
Wednesday June 14 2017

A Bolt from the Blue: The VBA Class Action

The announced demise of the Victorian Building Commission (BC) in November 2012 came after the exposure of a raft of issues.

New Cooling Technologies Could Be Game-Changing
Green
Tuesday May 30 2017

New Cooling Technologies Could Be Game-Changing

Newgen solid state cooling could be set to make waves that could bring much-needed disruption to the entire HVAC industry.

What is Research Commercialisation?
Business
Wednesday January 18 2017

What is Research Commercialisation?

Research commercialisation refers to the process through which ideas or research are transformed into marketable products, capital gains, income from licences and/or revenue from the sale...

The Victorian Building Industry Regulatory Disaster
Business
Tuesday September 27 2016

The Victorian Building Industry Regulatory Disaster

The disaster known as regulation of the Victorian building industry keeps creating and spitting out victims and has gone on now for well over a decade.

Industrial Reform Has Many Dimensions
Business
Tuesday September 27 2016

Industrial Reform Has Many Dimensions

The Australian construction sector has been slow on the uptake when it comes to modernising industrial relations. Will we take an important leap forward?

Assessing Profit vs. Quality
Business
Thursday September 15 2016

Assessing Profit vs. Quality

Construction businesses are always difficult to understand and value. The markets in which they operate are varied and volatile, and construction markets worldwide are transforming as...