Building and Construction

Hempcrete in bucket

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 18:31

Building volunteer

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 18:31

Builder Andrias McMahon

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 18:31

Home owner Sean Manners

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 18:31

Your treechange could put native wildlife at risk. Here's how to be part of the solution

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 07:00

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.

Time-lapse of Sydney Light Rail being built in the CBD

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 08:33
Time-lapse video of Sydney light rail construction.

New twist in Opal Tower saga as builder launches counter lawsuit

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:37

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.

Greens support controversial SA land tax after $10m worth of promises

Fri, 11/29/2019 - 08:46

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.

Business investment falls again despite tumbling borrowing costs

Thu, 11/28/2019 - 13:07

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

Thu, 11/28/2019 - 13:01

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.

Further SA land tax concessions prompt Greens to question support

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 10:59

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.

Remote community pushing ahead with plans for expanded Kimberley airport

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 09:44

Leaders in WA's remote Djarindjin say they will push ahead with plans to expand their airport with or without State Government support.

Giant illegal waste dump found in regional South Australia

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 15:36

South Australia's Environment Protection Authority discovers and shuts down an illegal waste dump near the end of the Murray River.

Moonee Ponds construction site

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 05:23

After being suspended in Queensland, this 'notorious' and 'dodgy' builder is working in Victoria

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 05:23

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.