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The Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) forecasts that the decline in Residential Building will be so deep that it will dominate the outlook for building and construction, dragging down economic growth and employment. The outlook has been detailed in the latest Australian Construction Market Report, released today. ACIF indicates there have been recent signs of […]
It seems that my column of two weeks ago about negative media coverage with issues surrounding our profession sparked quite a bit of interest. Make no mistake that we will […]
Builders Raise Concern About Manslaughter Law
A key building industry lobby group has raised concern about new legislation which could see bosses who negligently cause death of their workers facing up to 20 year’s jail or up to $16.5 million in fines, saying that the new offence should apply to all parties in workplaces and […]
Media Release The Hon Richard Wayne MP Minister for Planning Minister for Housing Minister for Multicultural Affairs
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering greater protections for building and apartment owners under sweeping new changes introduced to Parliament today.
The Building and Environment Protection Legislation Amendment Bill will give stronger powers to the Victorian Building Authority […]
Gordon Ramsay MLA Attorney-General Minister for the Arts, Creative Industries & Cultural Events Minister for Building Quality Improvement Minister for Business and Regulatory Services Minister for Seniors and Veterans Member […]
Constructing Our World Wrap Up By Dr Robyn Hardy
The Australian Institute of Building’s first international conference in years was held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney’s iconic Rocks District (18-20 Sept 2019). We are happy to say the feedback was a resounding thumbs up. Everyone seemed to have enjoyed the program.
The three […]
If nothing else, for many it has been an angst filled year with the myriad of issues plaguing the industry at the moment. What we need to do is stop and reflect on some of the positive actions that are taking place post the issues at hand.
As an example, remediation work through recladding has […]
Firstly this week, a sincere thank you to those supporters of Constructing Our World 2019. The feedback we received was very positive across many stakeholder groups as a conference that addressed (in some cases head on) the real issues affecting the industry at the moment.
My thanks to the many speakers who gave freely of […]
To improve practice, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) and its counterpart, Australian Institute of Building (AIB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which would further develop the methodology and technology of building construction.
The pact, which is aimed at making the two bodies have a shared commitment to becoming a stronger professional educator within […]