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Dickson Library closed for asbestos probe, replacement of walls

Dickson Library closed for asbestos probe, replacement of walls

The library will be shut for about four weeks as water-damaged walls are replaced and the possible presence of asbestos materials is probed.

  • by Blake Foden

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The BGC Group being sold to end dispute over $2.5b Buckeridge estate
Len Buckeridge

The BGC Group being sold to end dispute over $2.5b Buckeridge estate

The BGC Group will be sold to settle a family dispute over founder Len Buckeridge's multibillion dollar estate.

  • by Hamish Hastie
You'd think Sydney's stadium overhaul had died of shame... it hasn't
Opinion
Opinion

You'd think Sydney's stadium overhaul had died of shame... it hasn't

The NSW government is now in a race against time to get the SFS knocked over before the next election, so the whole thing can be presented as a fait accompli.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
Perth subbies, creditors owed $2.4 million from collapsed builder

Perth subbies, creditors owed $2.4 million from collapsed builder

Subiaco-based building contractor ArchiApps was placed into liquidation last week, joining the growing list of builders in WA to go bust in recent months.

  • by Hannah Barry
Near miss: concrete panel crushes cars in East Perth

Near miss: concrete panel crushes cars in East Perth

Worksafe is investigating after a large concrete panel fell off a building site in East Perth, crushing two cars.

  • by Staff Writers
Accidents force minister to stop work on Toowoomba range crossing
Infrastructure

Accidents force minister to stop work on Toowoomba range crossing

Two more serious accidents on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing has forced work to stop on the billion-dollar Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project.

  • by Tony Moore
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Master Builders welcome new licenses, call for government to do more
Canberra

Master Builders welcome new licenses, call for government to do more

The licensing scheme should be extended to trade contractors, the industry group said.

  • by Sally Whyte
A Fletcher Building takeover bid is the last thing Ralph Norris needs
Analysis
Gina Rinehart

A Fletcher Building takeover bid is the last thing Ralph Norris needs

A Fletcher Building takeover bid could provide the final humiliation for chairman - and former Commonwealth Bank boss - Ralph Norris.

  • by Colin Kruger
Inner north residents set to suffer through noisy nights from light rail work
Canberra

Inner north residents set to suffer through noisy nights from light rail work

It might be an "exciting time" for the city but these residents will hear construction work all night.

  • by Kimberley Le Lievre
Cowboy builders are duping ACT buyers, an industry expert says
Property development

Cowboy builders are duping ACT buyers, an industry expert says

Construction consultant Damien Moloney says home buyers need to be careful when looking for builders, and should run a close eye over any contract fine print.

  • by Steven Trask