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Potentially combustible cladding found at Fiona Stanley Hospital

Potentially combustible cladding found at Fiona Stanley Hospital

In an email sent to all staff on Monday Fiona Stanley bosses confirmed the presence of aluminium composite panels on the state's largest hospital.

  • by Hamish Hastie

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Fresh round of legal challenges over apartments with flammable cladding
Construction

Fresh round of legal challenges over apartments with flammable cladding

The number of apartments going to the courts over flammable cladding grows, as a government-developed building in Coburg is revealed as also having dangerous materials covering some of its facade.

  • by Clay Lucas
Geocon takes on former Air Towers in Gungahlin

Geocon takes on former Air Towers in Gungahlin

The construction giant has promised to transform the Gungahlin skyline.

  • by Megan Doherty
Construction worker loses his foot after workplace accident
Construction

Construction worker loses his foot after workplace accident

A construction worker has lost his foot after a workplace accident at a luxury apartment development in West Melbourne.

  • by Nicole Precel
Builder ordered to fix leaks, cracking walls in apartment block
ACT government

Builder ordered to fix leaks, cracking walls in apartment block

It continues the ACT government's recent crackdown on dodgy building work.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
Government investigates almost 200 cases of dodgy building work
Canberra

Government investigates almost 200 cases of dodgy building work

It comes after inspectors this month shut down 17 building sites in Gungahlin because of non-compliant work

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
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Elara apartment owners to fight $10 million compo claim rejection
ACT government

Elara apartment owners to fight $10 million compo claim rejection

Their lawyer says some owners won't be able to afford to fix defects to the complex if the appeal is defeated

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
Two towers, two fires - but both signed off by same engineering firm
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Two towers, two fires - but both signed off by same engineering firm

A fire safety engineering firm blamed by VCAT for a 2014 flammable cladding blaze in Docklands also approved the Spencer Street tower that burnt last month.

  • by Clay Lucas
Investigation continues into fallen concrete panel in Braddon
Canberra

Investigation continues into fallen concrete panel in Braddon

Braddon Smash Repairs owner Jeff Badcoe said the business was running at full capacity after the concrete panel crushed a toilet block on his site in January.

  • by Jasper Lindell
Jardin buyers offered 'special deals' for new Aspen Village complex
Construction

Jardin buyers offered 'special deals' for new Aspen Village complex

Buyers would be offered discounts on Geocon properties and rewards if family or friends buy apartments on their recommendation.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
Home building drop-off 'concerning'

Home building drop-off 'concerning'

The number of people in building-related work shrank for the seventh consecutive month as prospective home buyers turned cautious.

  • by Michael Mehr