Government/Regulations

Noise pollution a growing concern for strata developments

Whether it’s the sound of partying neighbours, constant banging of footfalls overhead or the roaring of traffic heard whenever balcony doors are opened, noise is compromising health and quality of life for many apartment dwellers.

Brisbane’s CitySmart is scaling up

According to CitySmart chief executive Neil Horrocks gamification is the way to go if you want to change behaviour patterns and break bad habits.

Corruption concerns over NSW’s mandatory planning panel push

Property lobby groups are overjoyed by the NSW government’s announcement it will install mandatory planning panels to approve development applications, but the local government sector and opposition parties say there are probity and accountability issues.

Were Grenfell residents killed by political decisions?

The Westminster government is facing accusations tantamount to murder after the Grenfell Tower fire in West London, where hundreds of people are suspected to have died due to decisions on…