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NSW, ACT construction hit by lockdowns

The COVID-19 lockdowns in NSW and the ACT had a big impact on their construction industries during the September quarter.

$2.83 million social housing units complete

Newcastle has welcomed eight new social housing units costing $2.83 million as part of the Federal Government's $400 million 10-year plan.

New COVID-19 outbreak at Canberra construction site

Transmission of COVID-19 at Canberra construction sites could still occur even if all safety protocols were followed, union executives say.

Australian home building costs through the roof

The cost of building a home is set to rise, with the Housing Industry Association's chief economist expecting the squeeze on Australia's construction industry to last well into next year.

Hornery calls on government to rethink construction decision

Wallsend state MP Sonia Hornery is calling on the NSW Government to rethink its decision not to exclude construction workers from Sydney from travelling to work on Newcastle building sites.

Tradies set to ditch the wallet

Hunter tradies will soon be emptying their wallets, thanks to the NSW Government. In a bid to ditch the plastic and digitalise information, trade licences are being added to the digital wallet within...

Stockton Bridge to receive a makeover

Stockton Bridge will receive a facelift by early next year as essential maintenance works are set to begin on the iconic structure over the Hunter River. The project will ensure that motorists...

SafeWork NSW cracks down on Newcastle

Workers at building and construction sites in Newcastle can expect unannounced visits from SafeWork NSW inspectors this week as the workplace safety regulator undertakes high-visibility safety checks across the region.It follows several...