26
    OCT
    2015

    Residential Flat Design Code

    Source: NSW Planning and Environment, Australia The NSW Government promotes better apartment design across NSW through the State Environmental Planning Policy No 65 – Design Quality of Residential Apartment Development (SEPP 65). This policy aims to deliver a better living...
    26
    OCT
    2015

    NSW Government should buy and demolish 5300 homes with Mr Fluffy insulation

    Source: SMH Australia More than 5300 NSW homes may be riddled with deadly Mr Fluffy asbestos insulation and the state government should demolish and buy affected properties, a parliamentary report has found. The findings, unanimously supported by government, Labor and crossbench...
    18
    OCT
    2015

    Lacrosse tower fire risk cladding remains as residents move back

    Source: News Corp Australia Up to 600 residents of the fire-ravaged­ Lacrosse tower in Melbourne’s Docklands have been allowed to return to the potential death trap, even though regulators are still struggling to make the building safe. More than seven months since the November...
    28
    SEP
    2015

    Homes inundated, residents evacuated as water main bursts at Pennant Hills, in Sydney’s north-west.

    Source: ABC, Australia Fire Rescue New South Wales said it was a 500 millimetre main that burst. “We believe three or four houses have been flooded,” he said.”One house has been flooded up to the second level of a three-level house.”Approximately seven...
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