New home sales fall for first time in 2015

Story Published: 2 Jul 2015

A FOUR-month winning streak for new home sales has ended with national volumes falling for the first time in 2015.

Building, Home Sales, Housing Industry, Property, Real Estate

Tradie devastated after thieves steal $8000 in tools

Story Published: 1 Aug 2015

IT’S like losing your wallet, but 100 times worse. That's how Karl Bambosek feels after thieves stole his trailer and $8000...

Building, Construction, Editors Picks, Theft, Toowoomba

New building advisory committee to cost $6 million

Story Published: 3 Jun 2015

A QUEENSLAND Government committee has questioned the need for a new infrastructure body.

Building, Construction, Queensland

Angry subbies to meet with Minister over Walton collapse

Story Published: 26 Oct 2013

SUB CONTRACTORS left out of pocket to the tune of millions of dollars by the Walton Construction collapse will meet with...

Building, Collapse, Sub-Contractors, Walton Construction

Subbies to share in $2.5m thanks to law change

Story Published: 15 Dec 2014

MINISTER for Housing and Public Works Tim Mander says $2.5million in debts to building subcontractors has been recovered...

Building, Construction, Sub-Contractors

CQ outperforms state in building and construction

Story Published: 23 Feb 2013

THINGS are looking up for the Central Queensland building and construction industry, after a mix of pressures and successes...

Building, Central Queensland, Construction, Master Builders

A Mackay homeowner is frustrated after building faults

Story Published: 17 May 2014

A MACKAY homeowner has spent the past six months trying to get the Queensland Building and Construction Commission to help...

Building, House, Mackay, Shoddy

Pair of plovers stop building works at Twin Waters

Story Published: 16 Oct 2014

WILDLIFE experts have had to remove a newly hatched plover and an egg from a Twin Waters building site, after a passionate...

Birds, Building, Construction, Plovers, Twin Waters

Building approvals continue upward trend

Story Published: 6 Dec 2013

BUILDING Approvals remained strong in October, providing further good news for Queensland’s building industry.

Building, Construction, House, Property

Walton Construction collapse: dates set for hearings

Story Published: 1 Jul 2014

THE dates have been set for the public examination into Walton Construction (Qld) Pty Ltd, which went into liquidation in...

Building, Sub-Contractors, Tim Mander, Walton Construction

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