Unlicensed Builders Putting Consumers in Jeopardy
The rap sheet against Matthew Rixon was damning.
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.
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...
Drop in Brisbane CBD Office Market Demand
A rise in office vacancy in the Brisbane CBD has been attributed to a market in transition, with reductions in tenant demand expected to be corrected...
Queensland Needs 53,000 Social and Affordable Homes Over Ten Years
Queensland must build at least 53,000 new social and affordable homes over the next decade to meet the needs of vulnerable and low-income households, the state’s...
Queensland Gets a New Building Plan
Queensland is set to implement a new building plan that will bring massive changes to many elements of the construction industry.
Builders Fearful About Faulty Products
Builders are becoming fearful about trying new and innovative products amid fears about being held liable for faulty and non-conforming products, a survey of builders in...
CFMEU Tried to Force Queensland Workers to Join
The Federal Court has fined the CFMEU and two officials for trying to force workers to sign up and join the union at a central Queensland...
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.
PM Launches Qld 'Congestion-Busting' Plan
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has earmarked $80 million for road and rail projects he says will cut travelling times for Queensland parents and tradies.
Queensland Infrastructure on PM's Radar
Queenslanders can expect a raft of road and rail project announcements from Prime Minister Scott Morrison as he continues his tour of the state's southeast.
Home repair scam targets elderly Qlders
Two unlicensed tradies accused of ripping off elderly Queenslanders via a home maintenance scam have been nabbed for fraud, forgery and theft offences.
Adani Admits to Admin Error on Mine Work
Adani has admitted to an "administrative error" after it failed to declare track clearing and exploratory drilling at it conducted earlier this year to environmental regulators.
Adani Ditches Plans for New Qld Rail Line
Adani has ditched plans to build a new rail line to get coal out of Queensland's Galilee Basin, opting for a cut-price solution using existing lines.
Post-Games Legacy Alive on Gold Coast
Six months after the Commonwealth Games left town, the Gold Coast's sports venues are booked solid.
Palaszczuk Rejects Palmer's Power Station
Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland doesn't need Clive Palmer's proposed new coal-fired power station.
Palmer Promises Qld New Coal Power Station
Clive Palmer says he will back up his plans to mine Queensland's Galilee Basin with a new $1.54 billion coal-fired power station.
Qld Company Fined $405k for Worker Deaths
Loved ones of a construction worker crushed to death by a concrete slab at Brisbane's Eagle Farm Racecourse believe a company's $405,000 fine for its role...