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Industry-first construction engineering guide launched

In an industry first, the Australian Constructors Association and Engineers Australia are overhauling the training and development guidelines for construction engineers—setting new and tighter benchmarks for skills and competencies across...

WAF 2021 announces first winners of completed and future buildings

The World Architecture Festival has announced the first phase of its 2021 category winners, following weeks of intense judging in which hundreds of architectural practices from around the world presented...

Prices rocket and buyers get FOMO – should you jump in or hope for a downturn?

To understand what is happening to Australian house prices, it is important not to view Australia in isolation, but to also understand the global trends currently affecting world real estate....

Interstaters eyeing Perth’s residential potential

Investors from outside Western Australia are sharpening their focus on Perth, with affordability, comparatively high rental yields and the potential for capital growth creating a surge in interstate enquiry. Jennifer...

Review to examine role of building industry developers

The Queensland Government is set to examine the role of property developers as part of a review of its building industry fairness reforms, following a recommendation from the Queensland Parliament’s...

Woolloongabba leads ranking of best places to invest

Brisbane’s inner eastern suburb of Woolloongabba has been named Australia’s best location for residential investment as the nation emerges from the pandemic. Research commissioned by ME Bank revealed the top...

City of Sydney wins approval for visionary plan

The City of Sydney today welcomes the state government’s approval of the City’s new planning framework for Central Sydney, paving the way for the city’s future growth and prosperity. The...

AI adopted on London housing estate

Wates Residential is using helmet cameras to monitor work on the Park East housing estate redevelopment in Erith, London. Footage of the site will be recorded to monitor construction progress...

Mandatory EV charge points “just another tax on builders”?

UK builders have slated government plans for mandatory electrical charge points on all new buildings, saying they are another stealth tax on their business. After a consultation on the topic...

The unseen machines behind our biggest infrastructure projects

Don’t let the name fool you: Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) are fascinating machines, carving out the underground road and rail tunnels of Australia’s future while leaving life at the surface...

Consultation open for Australian national digital engineering guide

Austroads is seeking the experiences of transport professionals from Australia and New Zealand to help inform the delivery of a new guide for the adoption of digital processes. The Guide to...

Digging done and dusted at Aircraft Station

Excavation works at Aircraft Station are now complete, marking a major milestone in building the new pedestrian and cyclist underpass and new station forecourts as part of stage 2 of...