The Gold Coast is All Grown Up
A decade ago the Gold Coast was known for meter maids, schoolies and fish and chips on the beach. A lot has changed.
Licence Restriction Placed on Commonwealth Games Builder
Queensland's construction watchdog has slapped a restriction onto the building licence of a key contractor for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
QLD Regulator Empowered to Act on Site Safety
The Queensland Building and Construction Commission will be empowered to take action where there is a threat to the safety of workers on building sites, with...
Mine Needed for ‘Dying’ Outback
Key Queensland crossbencher Rob Katter says the state's outback economy is "dying" and the stalled Carmichael mega-mine is the best way to revive it.
Ex-CFMEU Boss to Fight Corruption Charges
Former CFMEU boss David Hanna will fight allegations he corruptly received free building supplies and services from two Mirvac executives during the construction of a Brisbane...
Tracking Construction Costs in NSW, VIC & QLD
Impact on global confidence from political uncertainty and the lower Australian dollar is both stimulating growth and starting to highlight Australia's dependence on imported construction material....
Using Projects as Research Magnets
Industry-government-research engagement is vital to national infrastructure delivery.
QLD: Don’t Sweat the Budget; Sweat the Assets
The recent Queensland Government budget confirmed continued funding for committed major projects such as Moreton Bay Rail, Gateway Upgrade North and Toowoomba Second Range Crossing, as...
Queensland Residential Construction Goes from Bust to Boom
A few years ago, the residential construction sector in Queensland was going through a rough patch as the European crisis and the aftermath of the GFC...
Time Zone Costing Investment and Jobs in Queensland
A national survey of 230 businesses by Ai Group found that an overwhelming 85% of businesses surveyed support changing Queensland's current position on daylight saving.
Work Set to Start on Queensland Wind Farm Project
As debate rages over Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine, construction will quietly begin on Australia's largest wind farm project in the same state.