Sydney’s deep divide and how to end it

Urgent policy action is needed to provide better health outcomes and effective job density as Sydney’s population doubles over the next 40 years, according to the Committee for Sydney. The…


Our pick of jobs this week

Steele Associates in Sydney is looking for a site manager to work on Australia’s first Passivhaus apartment project, a boutique eco-apartment development in Redfern. Reporting to the project manager, responsibilities…

Dr Phil Blythe

GreenSync on expansion path following finance boost

Smart grid tech start-up GreenSync will extend its Australian services and expand internationally following a $11.5 million capital raising that attracted the Clean Energy Finance Corporation and Southern Cross Venture…


How is family housing property reshaping welfare regimes?

While intergenerational inequalities have become more pronounced in recent years, they also appear to have reinforced intergenerational cooperation and the revival of the family as a provider of welfare and…

Let's hope the Vic EPA gets to keep its teeth

Victorian EPA finally gets some teeth

The Environment Protection Authority Victoria now has more clout to prevent environmental pollution rather than respond to it – and it’s getting $45.5 million over the next two years to…


Fed Square to host New Joneses’ micro house

The tiny house is getting sexier. The latest version of the movement to micro homes is a sleek and modern tiny house that will pop up as part of the…

Steve Taylor, founder of Platinum FM with Sue Pridmore and Nick Rix

New FM business to challenge existing models

According to a former chair of the Facility Management Association of Australia and his partners in a new business there is plenty of steam left in the outsourcing business and…


Let’s Hack Housing: The video

Our Surround Sound on Housing drew around 100 key influencers from fields as diverse as architecture, finance, community housing, planning, local and state government, and building and construction.

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How the rating tools for infrastructure stack up

Institutional investors should look for robust reporting of environmental, social and governance performance when considering investing in infrastructure, according to a new discussion paper released by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.