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.
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.
QLD:Hinchinbrook Cleanup After Effluent Spill
The Queensland government has been forced to step in and plug a hole in funding which has seen a sewerage treatment plant in the state's north...
Queensland Developers Ignored Warning Signs: analyst
Tumbling Brisbane apartment prices and rising investor defaults have been blamed on developers and lenders failing to heed the obvious warnings signs.
Underwater Graveyard Plan for Gold Coast
Sleeping with the fishes may not be as sinister as it sounds if a Gold Coast plan for an underwater graveyard gets the green light.
Local Qld Irrigators Granted Water Control
A local irrigators group in southern Queensland will be the first in the state to manage its own water supply.
Qld Govt Steps in Amid $1.2b Resort Battle
The Queensland government has stepped in to resolve a dispute over a controversial $1.2 billion resort and housing development off Gladstone.
Adani Groundwater Plan 'Protects Itself'
Adani's blueprint to protect groundwater in the Queensland Galilee Basin from its $16.5 billion coal mine is primarily designed to protect the company from prosecution, an...
Queensland Budget Exposes Dire Need for Real Reform
The 2018/19 Queensland Budget falls short when it comes to long-term economic management, according to the Property Council of Australia.
Queensland Govt Under Fire for $1.3bn Trash Tax
The Queensland government admits households could end up being slugged with its unpopular trash tax if councils decide to double-dip.