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A classroom collapsed as students began their morning lessons
Tue, 24 Sep 2019 07:18:45 +1000
Officials say seven children were killed and 64 were injured in the collapse on Monday.
$200m for an extra 8 metres: Debate rages over design for new Bridgewater Bridge
Tue, 24 Sep 2019 05:56:35 +1000

With just 34 return boat journeys made over a year, politicians are debating whether $200 million should be spent to build a taller bridge in Tasmania's south.

'Shoddy' building construction possible cause of Kenyan school collapse that killed seven children
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 23:38:09 +1000

Seven children are killed and 64 injured when a classroom collapses as students are starting their morning lessons at a school in Kenya's capital on Monday, officials say.

Low spend on $5 billion northern Australia infrastructure funding
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:03:10 +1000

Stakeholders call for an overhaul of the government's $5 billion fund that promised to turn northern Australia into an economic powerhouse.

Perth's Convention Centre is sinking, but who will pick up the $10m-plus repair bill?
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:23:41 +1000

Perth's flagship convention centre at the heart of the CBD is slowly sinking into the Swan River, developing undulating "speed bumps" in a carpark at the base of the structure that is creating hazards for cars and people.

Reaching the highest bushfire risk rating could cost 15 per cent more than a standard build
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:27:01 +1000
The display home in the Blue Mountains region is a system of remotely controlled electric shutters, fire resistant external cladding, and fluid ventilation which balancing energy efficiency with strict fire safety standards.
BA - Trade Show Bricks
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:27:01 +1000
Joe and Merylese Mercieca
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:27:01 +1000
Triple glazed windows
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:27:01 +1000
Even without solar panels, it would only cost $3.80 a day to run this eco-friendly house
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:27:01 +1000

Not only can this home withstand bushfire attack, but its innovative design means powering its appliances, lights, and heating and cooling costs as little as a daily cup of coffee.