In Focus Region ACT And Southern NSW (50) Hunter NSW (50) National Office (50) New South Wales (50) Northern Territory (50) North Queensland (50) Queensland (50) South Australia (50) Tasmania (50) Victoria (50) Western Australia (50) Date Range Current Week (1) Past 3 Months (7) Past 1 Year (22) Past 2 Or More Years (40) Stamp it out Households and aspiring homeowners have enough to contend with in our current economic climate without unnecessary tax burdens. Now’s the time to stamp out stamp duty. Limiting time onsite How should I manage my construction sites during Coronavirus (COVID-19)? I'll have what they're having If you’ve ever had equipment stolen or a contractual dispute, you know the value of good insurance. Getting the right cover is key, and that’s where HIAIS can help. Get a load of this You may be an old hand when it comes to installing basins, vanities and laundry troughs but incorrectly applying water-resistant and waterproofing requirements could mean you’re failing to meet the building code. Domino effect One by one we’re seeing industrial manslaughter laws being introduced in Australian states and territories. So, what does that mean for employers? Up for debate Inquiries, committees, the rise of the ‘expert’ and superficial reforms has industry caught up in a media maelstrom that’s eroding confidence in newly built buildings in the community. Aussie dream, a pipe dream? Some things in life are certain. Most people tend to cite death and taxes, but new housing data now shows Australians can be sure of something else: home ownership is becoming less of a certainty for each generation, one after the next. Views from the house HOUSING sits down with federal Housing Minister Michael Sukkar to talk about home ownership and affordability, and the federal government’s plans for housing in the new decade.