Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma
Middle aged Australians who live near major roads are more likely than others to suffer from asthma, a study has found.
Australia’s Asbestos Importation Debacle
As Western Australian taxpayers forked out $1.2 billion to build a new hospital for their children in the Perth suburb of Nedlands to replace the Princes...
The Truth About Urban Density and Public Health
As recently as 20 years ago, more than two detached houses throughout Australia were approved for construction for every multi-residential dwelling which was approved.
State Government to Protect Melbourne’s River Landscapes
The Victorian state government has announced it will implement strict planning rules to preserve Melbourne’s bushland on the Yarra River.
Legionella a Big Concern for Building Owners: Facility Manager
A recent outbreak of legionella in Queensland underscores the importance of building owners and managers adopting proactive measures to prevent the disease, a Sydney-based facilities manager...
NZ: Leaky Homes Causing Child Asthma
Thousands of leaky homes resulting from poor construction practices in New Zealand may be causing respiratory and allegoric conditions in children and exacerbating otherwise existing ailments,...
Final WA Asbestos Town Locals Forced Out
Landowners who refuse to move from the most contaminated site in the southern hemisphere will have their properties compulsorily acquired by the West Australian government.