Six million workers to be supported by $130B JobKeeper wage subsidy
A $130 billion wage subsidy will provide a flat payment of $1500 per fortnight for around six million workers through their employers to keep people in jobs.
CFMEU and MBA join forces during COVID-19 outbreak
The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union National Construction Division and Master Builders Australia have joined forces to help ensure the construction industry remains strong during the COVID-19 outbreak.
New COVID-19 construction guidelines for Victoria
A group of unions and industry associations have agreed to new guidelines for the Victorian construction industry in response to the COVID-19 outbreak
South Australia fast tracks $120M of construction projects
The South Australian Government will fast track new major infrastructure projects as part of its $1 billion economic stimulus package to support jobs and local businesses.
Construction industry unites to support safety during outbreak
A united group of nine industry bodies have come together to tell those working in the construction industry to treat the current COVID-19 situation with the highest importance and adhere to all recommended safety procedures.
Works ramp up on Cheltenham and Mentone rail upgrades
Construction has begun to remove three dangerous level crossings and build two new stations at Cheltenham and Mentone in Melbourne.
Cbus and Scentre form JV to deliver new tower
Cbus Property and the Scentre Group have entered a joint venture partnership to deliver a high-rise tower on top of the original David Jones Men’s Store in Sydney.
Incolink offers payments to keep construction moving
Incolink, a joint enterprise of employer associations and industry unions, will provide a $2000 payment for worker members not earning an income due to site closures in response to COVID-19.
Company signs deal to redevelop Yeppon’s Station Quarter
A Queensland company has been selected to redevelop a former heritage rail station into a mixed-use urban precinct.
Sod turned on $15M Osborne Park Hospital upgrade
The first sod has been turned on Osborne Park Hospital’s $15m Rehabilitation and Neonatal Nursery project.
Prefabricated ‘tiny house’ prototype launched in Geelong
A prototype, prefabricated, one-bedroom unit could provide a new of method sustainable, comfortable and affordable housing in Geelong.
Autodesk offers free access to cloud collaboration products
Autodesk has offered free and extended access to cloud collaboration products to support its customers’ changing needs and minimise downtime.