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Residential building approvals in regional..

It appears a lack of affordable housing in Melbourne is the key driver for venturing to regional Victoria seek more affordable options.

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Apartments and units driving decline in housing..

The latest building approvals data for Victoria has been released, showing an overall decline in approvals, with apartments/units driving condition.

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OHS prosecution demonstrates there is no..

The prosecution was the first to result in a person being given a custodial sentence, since the offence was introduced in 2004.

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Residential building approvals in regional Victoria remain strong despite...

The recent ABS regional building approvals data for the December 2018 quarter shows that most of regional Victoria outperformed Melbourne in terms of the number...

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Apartments and units driving decline in housing approvals for 2018

The decline reflects a weaker housing building sector caused by falling house prices, the royal commission into banking, and the uncertainty of the status of housing...

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OHS prosecution demonstrates there is no need for industrial manslaughter

The recent prosecution of a self-employed owner of a scrap-metal facility for the OHS offence of reckless endangerment demonstrates that there is no need for an...

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Royal Commission into banking: final report

The Commission was originally set up in order to investigate allegations of misconduct by financial institutions. On that score, its final report didn’t disappoint:...

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Master Builders welcomes announcement of implementation taskforce for introduction...

Master Builders welcomes the announcement by the new Minister for Workplace Safety Jill Hennessy to establish an implementation taskforce for the introduction of...

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FWC Full Bench partially upholds CFMMEU jurisdictional challenge on Westgate...

A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has partially upheld the CFMMEU’s jurisdictional challenge on the Westgate Tunnel site allowance review.

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