Architects in Demand Despite Residential Slowdown
Despite the residential slowdown, architects remain in demand throughout much of Australia as opportunities emerge for work on commercial and public buildings, the latest report has...
Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes
Most Australians prefer to live independently as they age for as long as possible.
Australia Must Built Heat Resistant Homes
Around Australia, much effort has been afforded to building homes which stay warm in winter and minimise energy costs. Less attention has been given to heat...
Australia Needs Mandatory Registration for Engineers
When construction of Melbourne’s iconic West Gate Bridge across the Yarra River commenced in 1968, it was to be the then Bolte state government’s crowning glory.
Energy Policy Key to Renewables, Prices
Australians will be denied cheaper electricity unless swift action is taken on a national energy policy, the Turnbull government has been advised.
Qld Law Firm Considers Silica Dust Action
Queensland mines and businesses whose workers have suffered the ill effects of silica dust could be subjected to large-scale legal action.
Houses, Apartments Lift February Construction
Home building, including that of city apartments, led an expansion in construction activity in February.
Sydney Home Values Ease on Fewer Investors
Sydney's annual house price growth has slowed and the growth in its apartment values are at a 15-month low, while Melbourne's median house price exceeds $900,000...
Victoria's West Gate Tunnel Works Underway
Work has begun on Victoria's controversial West Gate Tunnel, as it remains uncertain exactly who will foot the bill for the $6.7 billion project.
Unexploded Bomb Found in Hong Kong
Hong Kong police have sealed off part of a busy downtown neighbourhood after an unexploded bomb was found during construction work in the Asian financial centre.
Murray inquiry fighting for SA: Weatherill
South Australia is "fighting for what's right" by establishing a royal commission into the Murray-Darling Basin, Premier Jay Weatherill says.
Toronto's Construction Workplace Safety Blitz
The results of a province-wide enforcement blitz that focused on supervision of construction projects and workers were released recently.
Ottawa Senators Inch Closer to New Arena
The Ottawa Senators’ potential move to a downtown arena is a small step closer to becoming reality after the National Capital Commission (NCC) announced recently it...