Cressida Wall will join the Property Council as its new Victorian executive director, commencing 12 September.
After 26 years, energy efficiency heavyweight Dr Paul Bannister has announced he is leaving Energy Action, effective 31 August.
Combustible aluminium composite cladding will be banned in NSW on the exteriors of multi-storey buildings, including residential buildings and public buildings over two storeys, from tomorrow.
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You’d expect a dual-parent family on a median income to be able to put enough healthy food on the table.
Australia’s population clock ticked over to 25 million last night, and it’s easy to see why most of this number are living in the bigger cities.
Engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has appointed structural engineer and design manager Evelyn Storey as regional director of its South East Queensland business.
Australian cities are changing. Instead of families living in low-density suburban areas, more parents are raising children in high-rise housing in inner-city areas.
What happens when you can’t control the temperature where you live? This problem is faced by many residents of aged care facilities, and can be particularly difficult for those living with dementia.
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Twelve months ago the NSW Government walked back its program of council amalgamations in Sydney, leaving a lopsided local government sector.
Alternative asset manager Morrison & Co and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) have announced a new $1 billion green fund targeting social and economic infrastructure.
Studies indicate spending time in nature brings physical, mental and social benefits.
Maybe it’s more a quiet revolution, rather than a war, moving through the industry as the property titans take up the issue of waste.
More than 300 finance sector organisations with $10 trillion in assets have released a joint statement calling for the development of sustainable finance roadmaps for Australia and New Zealand.
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The Australian construction industry has among the lowest rates of investment in research and development in our economy.
The happy marriage of state government support for energy efficiency and the coming of age of LED lighting technology has successfully transformed the entire lighting industry.
BlueScope Steel will procure 20 per cent of its Australian electricity demand from solar, after signing one of the country’s largest power purchase agreements (PPA).
In Australia, and many other countries with colonial pasts, mainstream design – including architecture, town planning, as well as fashion, interior, product and landscape design – has largely eschewed both Indigenous design and designers.
An innovative new study has found that employees in open-plan offices spend 73% less time in face-to-face interactions.
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In the rush to reach agreement on the National Energy Guarantee, could all the good work done by individuals and corporations to reduce carbon emissions through energy efficiency and renewable energy investment come undone?
A recently upgraded energy management platform from Australian software as a service (SaaS) company Simble is making its mark in the both the Australian and UK markets thanks to its partnership with major lighting manufacturer Powercor.
Mirvac has locked down financial services firm Suncorp as anchor tenant for its $836 million 80 Ann Street building in Brisbane.
Across three continents, citizens are working with their local communities to build more sustainable futures for themselves.
New housing supply is simply not expanding affordable housing opportunities for the poor in a way that reduces the homelessness count.
The move to rid cafes of plastics in takeaway coffee cups is gathering steam with innovative business jumping in with alternative solutions and competition between the major cities heating up. Landlords are taking note.
WorkSafe Victoria’s new headquarters at 1 Malop Street in Geelong – the first Australian office to gain WELL Building Standard Gold precertification for its fitout – has officially opened, on time and on budget.
The United Kingdom hopes to cut the time taken to construct a new building in half by pouring £420 million (AU$753m) into “bytes and mortar smart construction”, putting pressure on the Australian construction industry to invest in its own innovation efforts.