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Australian Construction Costs Under Massive Pressure
Business
Tuesday March 13 2018

Australian Construction Costs Under Massive Pressure

Developers and builders throughout Australia are being warned to allow for cost blowouts on major construction projects the likes of which we have not seen in...

Labor Announces Federal Corruption Watchdog Plan
Business
Wednesday January 31 2018

Labor Announces Federal Corruption Watchdog Plan

This Australia could be set for a federal anti-corruption watchdog depending on the next federal election result after Labor announced its intention to establish an anti-corruption...

Almost 34,000 Positions Unfilled in Alberta
Business
Wednesday December 13 2017

Almost 34,000 Positions Unfilled in Alberta

Employers are having a hard time filling jobs in Alberta, which could be another of sign of economic recovery in the province, according to the Canadian...

Labor Plans to Act on Flammable Panels
Business
Thursday October 12 2017

Labor Plans to Act on Flammable Panels

Labor says it would extend its proposed ban on importing highly flammable cladding panels to prohibit the sale and use of locally produced materials.

Casual Workers Make Airports Unsafe: TWU
Strata
Thursday August 10 2017

Casual Workers Make Airports Unsafe: TWU

A leading transport union has slammed security measures at the nation's airports saying a high turnover of staff means workers without security clearance are being granted...

The Politics of Affordable Housing in New Zealand
Residential
Tuesday July 4 2017

The Politics of Affordable Housing in New Zealand

In New Zealand, Labour stands in opposition to the National Party (the incumbent government) and has done since 2008.

Turnbull Plans Union Crackdown
Business
Friday June 23 2017

Turnbull Plans Union Crackdown

Unions could be deregistered for being "dysfunctional" and union officials banned under a new wave of industrial laws.

Labor Takes Aim at Phoenix Company Operators
Business
Friday May 26 2017

Labor Takes Aim at Phoenix Company Operators

Directors of companies in Australia will need to obtain unique identification number and would be required to provide identification under a new plan put forward by...

Your Quotes Are Missing the Most Important Things…and it’s not Price
Business
Thursday May 25 2017

Your Quotes Are Missing the Most Important Things…and it’s not Price

Many - and probably most - claims involve some kind of quote that forms the contact between the parties.

Infrastructure
Jul 4 2018
Labor's Rail Plan Leaves a $20b Black Hole

There's a $20 billion black hole in the federal opposition's plan for two rail projects in Sydney's west, the Turnbull government says.

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Business
Feb 2 2018
Large Number of Retirements to Hold-back N.L.’s Construction Sector

The latest labour market forecast by BuildForce Canada is raising some concerns for the construction industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Energy
Jan 4 2018
Abbott on Energy Warpath: Labor

Federal Labor says Tony Abbott is on the warpath, and might sink the Turnbull government's proposed national energy guarantee policy.

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