People Region ACT And Southern NSW (61) Hunter NSW (61) National Office (61) New South Wales (61) Northern Territory (61) North Queensland (61) Queensland (61) South Australia (61) Tasmania (61) Victoria (61) Western Australia (61) Date Range Current Week (1) Past Week (1) Past 3 Months (3) Past 1 Year (19) Past 2 Or More Years (51) Survive and thrive Despite the complexities of working in a male-dominated building sector, two women – one working in the steel reinforcement industry and the other running a construction business – have seen a positive shift. More time for what moves you We all know you can't buy happiness but there’s something else you can’t acquire – time. So what if you could have more of both? HOUSING speaks to Ben Silver, co-founder of Benzina Zero, on creating time for what matters most. Forever home From drafting to designing, Katie Shortland-Webb of Perth’s KTR Creations has honed her skills of working with natural materials and various tones, catching the eye of her client and making their house a home. Race for zero waste The building industry is a major contributor to the waste created in Australia. One woman is transforming some of this waste into sustainable building products – welcome to the green building revolution. Disarming depression When Jake's father died in a workplace accident, the tragic loss marked the beginning of his descent into despondency and depression. Jake shares his experience and inspirational journey to recovery. A cut above the rest Monique Juratovac threw convention out the window when she signed up for a bricklaying apprenticeship. Despite the naysayers, she is determined to carve out her own path in the construction industry. Framing a future Motivated, bright and hardworking, former HIA SA Apprentice of the Year Ashley Badcock, now booming business owner, is proof that diversity and opportunity lead to a bright future. Master of illusion How does a design professional go about creating a custom home with liveable solutions? For Robert Kirkovski of Rural Building Co, it’s all about flexible thinking to create a forever space.