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Wednesday November 21, 2018

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Unlicensed Builders Putting Consumers in Jeopardy
Business
Tuesday May 1 2018

Unlicensed Builders Putting Consumers in Jeopardy

The rap sheet against Matthew Rixon was damning.

RBA says Restrictive Zoning Adds $489,000 to a Sydney House
Zoning
Thursday March 15 2018

RBA says Restrictive Zoning Adds $489,000 to a Sydney House

The research by Ross Kendall and Peter Tulip presents a very disturbing picture of how much cost has been added to houses and apartments in Sydney....

Which Approach to Non-Complying Products is Best?
Buildings
Wednesday March 14 2018

Which Approach to Non-Complying Products is Best?

Since the Grenfell tragedy in London and the Lacrosse apartment debacle in Melbourne, politicians of all stripes have been under pressure to act on combustible cladding...

Localism and Existing Character Focus Will Slow Development
Urban Planning
Tuesday March 6 2018

Localism and Existing Character Focus Will Slow Development

Around the world, there is a shift from globalism to localism and from support for growth to the protection of local character.

NSW Defect Bond Scheme is Beset with Problems
Residential
Friday February 23 2018

NSW Defect Bond Scheme is Beset with Problems

Few issues force politicians to act on dodgy building practices more than reports of 85 percent of new apartments being riddled with defects.

NSW Land Clearing Code Challenged in Court
Business
Wednesday November 29 2017

NSW Land Clearing Code Challenged in Court

NSW laws allowing private landowners to clear large areas of native vegetation without approval are being challenged in court.

Australian Construction Workers in Massive Demand
Business
Friday November 10 2017

Australian Construction Workers in Massive Demand

Skilled construction professionals are in massive demand throughout Australia as record levels of building activity feed through to record levels of employment within the sector.

‘Dodgy’ NSW Builder Charged a Second Time
Business
Tuesday November 7 2017

‘Dodgy’ NSW Builder Charged a Second Time

A Sydney builder with a history of carrying out unlicensed contracting, demanding excessive deposits and failing to finish work or provide customers with insurance certificates, has...

NSW Holds onto Strongest Economy
Infrastructure
Tuesday November 7 2017

NSW Holds onto Strongest Economy

The state government is committed to spending $73 billion in infrastructure across NSW over the next four years - more than what the nation is spending...

Commercial
Sep 27 2018
Ground Broken at Western Sydney Airport

The first piece of earth has been broken at the construction site for the new Western Sydney Airport.

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Environment
Aug 10 2018
NSW Open to Army Support in Tackling Drought

NSW may call on the army to help drought-stricken farmers if the situation gets worse, the premier says.

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Commercial
Aug 8 2018
Govt Accused of Inflating Stadium Figures

A key claim supporting the NSW government's business case for a new western Sydney stadium was never agreed to by the NRL, a parliamentary inquiry has...

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Mining
Aug 1 2018
NSW EPA Doubts 'Low-impact' Coalmine

A proposed new underground coalmine within the Sydney drinking water catchment will use "innovative" measures to reduce its environmental impacts but the state's watchdog isn't convinced.

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Business
Jul 31 2018
Victoria Bests NSW as Top Performing Economy

More people and new homes have helped Victoria edge past NSW as the nation's top performing economy, a new report shows.

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Environment
Jun 20 2018
NSW Budgets to Clean Up Waste and Asbestos

The environment is getting a clean-up with $196 million in the NSW budget to reduce waste and tackle illegal dumping but climate change has been given...

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Business
Jun 20 2018
NSW Budget Surplus Comes in at $3.9b

The NSW treasurer has revealed a $3.9 billion budget surplus and promised to use "the Holy Grail of numbers" to relieve cost-of-living pressures across the state.

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Residential
Apr 10 2018
More Falls Tipped for Sydney Housing Market

Home prices in Australia's two largest housing markets of Sydney and Melbourne are falling, and and more falls are expected later in the year.

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Commercial
Mar 27 2018
More Funds for Nepean Hospital Upgrade

The NSW government has announced more money for a western Sydney hospital redevelopment, as the opposition ramps up its attack of stadium funding it says should...

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