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Labor Fails Construction Scorecard
Business
Thursday May 16 2019

Labor Fails Construction Scorecard

Bill Shorten and the Australian Labor Party have failed a building industry scorecard for federal election policies.

Building Jobs Cut as Values Fall: Survey
Business
Wednesday May 8 2019

Building Jobs Cut as Values Fall: Survey

 Construction jobs dwindled in April as house building activity contracted for the ninth month in a row, according to an industry survey.

Building Cop Goes After CFMEU on Perth Airport Rail Link
Business
Wednesday April 24 2019

Building Cop Goes After CFMEU on Perth Airport Rail Link

Australia’s biggest construction union is facing legal action after the nation’s building industry watchdog filed charges over allegations of illegal industrial action at various sites associated...

Construction Workers Must Avoid Body Stressing Injury
Australia
Friday March 8 2019

Construction Workers Must Avoid Body Stressing Injury

From using a wheelbarrow and shovel to lifting and carrying heavy objects to extensive use of tools, few workplaces test out your body like building sites.

Architecture Firms Must Look After Employee Mental Health
Business
Thursday July 5 2018

Architecture Firms Must Look After Employee Mental Health

“I was waiting for an email response from the guy..."

Driving Maximum Value Through Safe Work Method Statements
Safety
Tuesday March 27 2018

Driving Maximum Value Through Safe Work Method Statements

With an average of 35 workers being seriously injured every day, the building and construction sector in Australia has a high profile when it comes to...

Technology Helps Drive Worker Safety on Construction Sites
Technology
Tuesday March 20 2018

Technology Helps Drive Worker Safety on Construction Sites

Back on February 28 last year, a 30-year-old rigger with a young family was helping a crane driver to move a heavy steel beam at around...

Changing Spaces: Key Trends Reshaping Flexible Workspace in 2018
Commercial
Thursday March 15 2018

Changing Spaces: Key Trends Reshaping Flexible Workspace in 2018

A new survey has found flexible workspace is increasingly becoming the new norm among office occupiers across the Asia-Pacific region.

Safety
May 8 2019
Call to Jail NSW Bosses for Worker Deaths

"Kill a worker, go to jail" is the simple change sought by the parents of an 18-year-old apprentice crushed to death by scaffolding on a Sydney...

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Safety
Apr 12 2019
Vic Crane Crash Victims Ran for Lives

The company whose crane crushed a Melbourne house, forcing three occupants to flee, says it's "devastated" by the incident.

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Business
Apr 8 2019
CFMMEU Fined $1.5m over Sydney Strike

The construction union has been fined $1.5 million and its senior officials another $190,000 over unlawful strikes at the Barangaroo South site in Sydney.

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Safety
Apr 2 2019
Sydney Scaffolding Victim Just Turned 18

The death of an 18-year-old apprentice who was killed in a catastrophic accident at a Sydney construction site has been described as shocking and heartbreaking by...

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Business
Mar 29 2019
UN Fails to Find Against Construction Cop

The United Nations' labour agency has not recommended changes to the coalition government's building industry watchdog after unions raised concerns about the controversial body.

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Business
Mar 1 2019
Labour Hire Scheme Takes Hold in Vic

Dodgy labour hire providers will be ousted from Victoria as the state's first ever licensing scheme kicks off in April.

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Business
Jan 15 2019
Building Watchdog Defends Costly Cupboard

The controversial construction industry watchdog has defended spending more than $6000 of taxpayers' money on a lockable coat cupboard and shelving for its boss's office.

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Business
31 Oct, 2018
Architects Must Overcome Engineering Detail Challenge

For many architects in Australia, a core part of their roles involves the ability to think, dream and create.

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