Building and Construction
As more people ditch the inner-city for the urban fringe or the country, critically endangered ecosystems are being cleared for housing. And that is a massive problem for our native wildlife.
Icon, the builder of the troubled Opal Tower at Olympic Park, lodges documents in the NSW Supreme Court alleging the infamous cracking damage was caused by "shortcomings" in its design.
Extra money for public housing including maintenance and emergency accommodation worth $10 million wins Greens support for the South Australian Government's fifth revision of its contentious land tax changes bill.
RBA governor Philip Lowe's suggestion to business to take advantage of record-low interest rates appears to have been ignored, with only the miners showing enough confidence to significantly boost investing in their operations.
Residents want answers from building watchdog after new homes resemble a drive-by shooting from hail pelting
Building inspectors from an industry watchdog are inspecting homes in a new Sunshine Coast housing estate after homeowners complained their damaged properties are not up to scratch after a recent hail storm.
So many concessions have been made to pass South Australia's controversial land tax reform that the Greens, whose votes are crucial, may now not support it.
Leaders in WA's remote Djarindjin say they will push ahead with plans to expand their airport with or without State Government support.
South Australia's Environment Protection Authority discovers and shuts down an illegal waste dump near the end of the Murray River.
Subcontractors and suppliers are warned to "exercise caution" when dealing with Frank Nadinic, whose building company's licence was cancelled in Queensland over alleged illegal activity on a construction site.