Australia

Planning for tiny houses

If tiny houses are so popular, we don’t see more of them popping up around the place?

Surging demand for electrical trades is renewable

While residential building clients everywhere continue to bemoan that building trades are dragging their feet on sustainability, there’s a boom in the environmental credentials of sparkies, thanks to the one thing they can’t argue with: consumer demand.

sustainability crowd, sitting around table

Our pick of jobs this week

Energetics is hiring a Sydney-based Strategy and Policy Consultant with and energy and carbon focus for a 12-month contract. A significant portion of this consulting role will involve policy and…

Vickki McFadden set to become new GPT chair

Property group GPT has announced the appointment of Vickki McFadden to its board as non-executive director, with the intention for her to replace outgoing chair Rob Ferguson.

Finding investment gold in plastic rubbish

Lost amidst the noise around more expensive beer and soft drinks are the long-term benefits of NSW’s container deposit scheme, Return and Earn, launched in December 2017.