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31 DECEMBER 2017 SIGNALS THE END FOR TRANSITIONAL PERIOD FOR THE BASIX ENERGY TARGETS - 21/11/2017
Home buyers wishing to take advantage of the lower pre-July energy targets under the transitional arrangements will need to apply for a BASIX certificate before 31 December 2017.
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FINES INTRODUCED FROM 1 NOVEMBER 2017 TO PROTECT WORKERS FROM THE RISK OF FALLS - 03/11/2017
Members are advised that from 1 November 2017, SafeWork NSW has introduced “on the spot” fines in an effort to reduce worker fatalities and serious injuries.
BOOST FOR RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION IN LATEST APPROVALS DATA - 02/11/2017
Total dwelling approvals increased by 0.2 per cent, seasonally adjusted, in September 2017, adding an eighth consecutive month of positive growth in residential approvals.
FINANCE FOR NEW HOMES FELL IN AUGUST - 13/10/2017
The latest housing finance data, released by the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS) earlier today shows the number of home loan approvals increased by 1 per cent in August.
CONFIRMATION WE ARE PAST THE PEAK - 12/10/2017
The value of work done on new residential buildings slipped by 0.6 per cent in the June quarter, adding to a fall of 3 per cent over the year.
SMART METERS IN NSW - 11/10/2017
In March 2016, the Department of Planning & Environment made changes to the framework for the rollout of smart meters in NSW. The changes come into effect on 4 December 2017. The electricity system is changing. Many builders have heard
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