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Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation
Buildings
Friday May 24 2019

Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation

Often, when people think about a building’s fire protection system they think about its alarm and sprinkler systems.

Normal is… Traffic, Debt and Empty Houses.
Urban Planning
Wednesday May 15 2019

Normal is… Traffic, Debt and Empty Houses.

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to...

Australia Must Prepare for a Transport Revolution
Infrastructure
Tuesday May 14 2019

Australia Must Prepare for a Transport Revolution

“Cleaner cars and transport aren’t just good for the environment – they are cheaper to run”.

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...

AIA Calls for National Architecture Policy in Federal Election
Business
Thursday April 18 2019

AIA Calls for National Architecture Policy in Federal Election

A leading industry body has called on the next government to adopt a national policy for architecture, saying that such a policy would help to to...

Local Character Could Grind Growth to a Halt
Zoning
Tuesday April 16 2019

Local Character Could Grind Growth to a Halt

The NSW Government issued a series of documents in the lead up to the recent state election about the importance of Local Character and Future Local...

Green Star Shoots for Carbon Neutral Buildings
Green
Friday April 12 2019

Green Star Shoots for Carbon Neutral Buildings

Buildings that wish to achieve a 6 Star Green Star rating for design and construction will need to be carbon neutral after 2021 if an overhaul...

Energy
2 Aug, 2018
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.

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Mining
13 Jun, 2018
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.

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Residential
9 Mar, 2018
Houses, Apartments Lift February Construction

Home building, including that of city apartments, led an expansion in construction activity in February.

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Residential
1 Feb, 2018
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...

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Civil
1 Feb, 2018
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.

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Commercial
1 Feb, 2018
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.

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Environment
1 Feb, 2018
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.

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Safety
1 Feb, 2018
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.

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Commercial
1 Feb, 2018
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...

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