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Renters could save up to $1300 on power bills if their landlords installed solar

Plenty of uncaptured solar energy is being left on the table - or rooftops - of homes, leading Aussies to miss out on energy savings.

By Paul Eyers 6 Min Read
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Sydney Build Expo 2024 opens doors to government project opportunities

Attendees of the upcoming Sydney Build Expo will get a sneak peek

By Paul Eyers 3 Min Read

City planners love infill development. So why are cities struggling with it, and how can they do better?

Governments and planners have set infill development targets. However, these targets are

By Build-it 7 Min Read

Are Australia’s carbon goals and building targets incompatible?

With the task of building $1.2 million homes over the next five

By Paul Eyers 8 Min Read

Without community support, the green energy transition will fail. Here’s how to get communities on board

Green energy transition projects are much more likely to succeed when communities

By Build-it 8 Min Read

Aussies back social housing revamp to fix housing crisis and rental affordability

Aussies are backing large-scale renovation to the nation’s social housing network as

By Paul Eyers 8 Min Read

Dirty discovery could cultivate a rethink on urban greenspace design

The construction of better urban green spaces could become as crucial to

By Paul Eyers 5 Min Read
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Tax breaks are coming for build-to-rent projects

The government is offering investors a hefty tax incentive to boost the

By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

Wave of company collapses stalls WA construction plans

Perth's construction woes show no sign of abating after six companies shut

By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

What is a sinkhole? A geotechnical engineer explains

Sinkholes aren’t uncommon. Two opened up in the Sydney suburb of Rockdale

By Build-it 6 Min Read

Builders say Albo will fall 110,000 homes short of housing goals

Despite a desperate push for Federal Government housing initiatives, Australia is on

By Jarrod Brown 5 Min Read

“Disgraceful” response to work-site fall paints a picture of injustice for paraplegic worker

The CFMEU ACT has called for harsher punishments for workplace safety law

By Paul Eyers 6 Min Read

Housing affordability set to plummet after record-low building approvals

This month's dwelling approvals continue the industry's downward spiral, worsening the nation's

By Jarrod Brown 5 Min Read
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Economist’s book creates controversy with “terrifically unfair”answer to nation’s housing woes

A top economist has claimed planning and zoning rules don't change the

By Build-it 10 Min Read

Home builders argue against wage hike to boost apprentice numbers

Builders want annual wage bargaining to take the steep cost of training

By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

Industry leaders to decide the future of construction

The upcoming Future of Construction Summit (FCON) is back and looking to

By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

Supercharging solar could cut climate pollution by 75 per cent, experts claim

Australia could cut its climate pollution by 75 per cent just by

By Paul Eyers 5 Min Read

Local architect calls Brisbane Olympic stadium builds a “joke” 

 A Brisbane architect has put forward a bold new proposal for the

By Jarrod Brown 5 Min Read

Falling load leaves truckie with traumatic brain injury and both legs amputated

A Melbourne truck driver has received some long-awaited justice after he suffered

By Paul Eyers 4 Min Read
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