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Albany Men's Shed ukelele luthiers
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:56:50 +1100
Kim Lofts on ukelele
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:56:50 +1100
Ukelele Men's Shed participants
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:56:50 +1100
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:55:22 +1100

Building defects in apartment blocks like those found in Sydney's Opal Tower are far from unusual. We need to identify the systemic flaws contributing to them.

'Safety lower than required': What the Opal Tower report actually says
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:08:36 +1100

The Opal Tower interim report, written by some of the state's most senior independent engineers after a more than two weeks of investigation, went some way in giving residents answers as to what went wrong.

Opal Tower report reveals 'structural design and construction issues'
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:38:55 +1100
Cracks found in the tower initially led to fears it would collapse.
'Australian nightmare': Residents vent as Opal Tower report released
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:25:12 +1100

Engineers engaged by the NSW Government say damaged beams need to be repaired and strengthened in the 34-storey Opal Tower, which was evacuated just before Christmas after a large crack was found.

Construction - Group shot
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 15:01:28 +1100
Calendar boy tradies bare all for mental health
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 15:01:28 +1100

A group of tradesmen strip off their high-vis and embrace their cheeky side to raise awareness for suicide prevention in regional WA.

Nude group
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 15:01:28 +1100