Breaking: Melbourne construction to enter ‘pilot light’ phase in Stage Four lockdowns


Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced tightened restrictions for three categories representing the entire construction industry as metropolitan Melbourne enters Stage Four lockdowns.


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Multiplex site shuts down after confirmed cases


Multiplex's Premier Apartments site on Spencer Street in Melbourne was shut for a hospital grade clean following 12 confirmed coronavirus cases.


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USG Boral creates five National Construction Code webinars


USG Boral has announced a webinar series on acoustics, health and aged care fundamentals in building design and fire rating systems.


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Australia’s small businesses in construction are among the most optimistic – report


Small businesses in Australia’s construction, manufacturing and healthcare sectors are most confident about the state of their industry over the remainder of 2020, according to a new research report released today by Xero.


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Unhealthy culture: Australians would show up at work with cold and flu symptoms, survey reveals


When asked to reveal why they would present to work with headaches, a stuffy or runny nose, or a sore or tingly throat, 58 percent say the symptoms were not serious enough to justify time off work. Forty-two percent say it's because they have too much work to do with no replacement available, 29 percent believe their employer won't regard their symptoms as serious enough, while 24 percent don't want to use up their sick leave or say they will have pressure from their employer to present to work.


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Master Builders welcomes Federal Government’s JobTrainer package


It's a "great move" that will keep young women and men in the building and construction industry working, says Master Builders Australia CEO Denita Wawn.


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Building Designers Association of Australia partners up with Builder Finders


New South Wales builder broker Builder Finders has been endorsed as a Regional Industry Partner of the Building Designers Association of Australia.


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Multiplex finishes 80 Collins Street build in Melbourne


Multiplex has completed the new tower and retail precinct at 80 Collins Street, effectively delivering one of the largest brand new commercial office precincts in Melbourne’s CBD.


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Making house calls? Here’s what to do


The Victorian Building Authority is urging Victorians to take extra precautions when using builders and plumbers.


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NSW Government asks tradies for feedback on pay protections


The NSW Government is seeking feedback from the construction industry over a proposed security of payment regulation that will deliver a more secure system of contractor payments across the sector.


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