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Over 500 members of the local residential construction industry were on hand when the winners and finalists were announced at the prestigious 2017 HIA-CSR Hunter Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards ceremony.

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Friday, 20 October 2017 12:57

Tackling ‘NIMBY’ fears

KEY TO WA’S INNOVATIVE HOUSING FUTURE

 

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Addressing the ‘Not In My Back Yard’ concerns of neighbours early in the development process and flexible planning regulations are key to delivering innovative housing solutions for the future, according to a new book released by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC).

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Monday, 16 October 2017 10:39

Swan River Pedestrian Bridge work underway

A workforce of about 200 are now working on the Swan River Pedestrian Bridge following the decision to build the structure in Western Australia.

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Thursday, 12 October 2017 16:03

Home starts continuing to slow

“Contrary to reports in the media, constraints on lending to investors are compounding a slowdown in building activity and could lead to worsening affordability,” stated HIA Senior Economist, Shane Garrett.

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The launch by the Minister for the Environment and Energy of new voluntary industry standards to manage greenhouse emissions is a positive step towards measuring, reducing, offsetting, and reporting emissions according to the Property Council of Australia.

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Approvals for new housing rose 0.4 per cent in August 2017, in seasonally adjusted terms, reversing some of the decline recorded in July 2017, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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Tuesday, 03 October 2017 13:25

Trend dwelling approvals rise 1.1 per cent

The number of dwellings approved rose 1.1 per cent in August 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for seven months, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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“New home sales increased by 9.1 per cent in August 2017 as a result of very strong results in Victoria and Western Australia, but over 2017 sales have continued to slow,” stated HIA’s Principal Economist, Tim Reardon.

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Tuesday, 19 September 2017 14:13

First building code for modular construction

A strategic partnership of Monash University, the Victorian Government, Engineers Australia and industry has delivered the world’s first Modular Code of Construction Handbook for industry best practice.

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