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44 Per Cent of Builders to Immediately Raise Prices
Some 44 per cent of building and construction firms throughout Australia say they will immediately raise prices to...
The Carbon Tax Is In: What Now?
After much controversy, debate and a year’s worth of stilted communication efforts, the carbon tax is here.
Job Cuts Begin as Mining Community Slashes Costs
Copper and gold miner Ivanhoe Australia has just announced it will be cutting up to 50 jobs in...
Builders: Carbon Tax Will Hurt Business
The carbon tax will hurt business, Australian builders say in a nationwide survey.
Green Jobs Redirected, Not Axed
Coming forward to reassure the industry, climate change parliamentary secretary Mark Dreyfus has announced the $45 million...
Builders ‘Forgotten’ in Carbon Tax Debate
Australia’s building and construction industry has effectively been sidelined in the carbon tax debate, an industry organisation says.
Government ‘Abbott-Proofing’ Mining Tax?
Opposition leader Tony Abbott has warned business Australia that undoing the mining tax and carbon pricing would be...
Green Energy Going to Waste?
The federal government has announced that local councils could be ‘wasting’ highly valued green energy that could possibly...
Green Building Rage Over Broken Promises
The green building sector is slowly coming to terms with what the lack of tax breaks will mean...
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