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  • Modern society finds itself at a crossroads in terms of infrastructure development. With talks and developments already underway to implement a digital ecosystem of tracking technologies, cameras, sensors and algorithms to greater optimise our way of life, the era of the ‘Smart City’ is upon us. Integrating our built surroundings into a networked collective promises to provide its denizens with countless conveniences at the expense of uninterrupted user surveillance. But can this smartly integrated utopia of the future become realised without surrendering our right to privacy? 

  • Amidst a climate control crisis gripping the world, the construction industry has become increasingly environmentally-conscious as reflected in increased investments in recyclable-produced construction materials, sustainable building practices and integrating renewable technologies. Most recently, building developers and multinational corporations have pledged to become carbon neutral. But what does this title entail and will its efforts be enough to reverse some of the already detrimental effects of climate change? 

  • Victoria is expecting to conduct on-road trials of connected and automated vehicle technology. Elaborating further on the matter, Roads Minister of Victoria Jaala Pulford explained that road trials st ...
  • Monday night marked a significant milestone for the City of Sydney after a tram from the Sydney Light rail project made its way down Sydney’s central business district.  Accompanied by a convoy of con ...
  • The economic connection and community connection is at the heart of all effective infrastructure. For Airports, the connection provided is increasingly becoming a part of how we live our lives and how it can support the nation's economic growth. The Australian Airports Association (AAA) conducted a study and found that airports add $34.6 billion in economic activity and $32.3 billion in tourism activity – a huge contribution to our economy. This comes as no shock due to the concentrated efforts by airports to invest to meet the immensely various needs of the millions of passengers they serve every year.
  • Australian made products have been highlighted at Sydney Build Expo to encourage people to seek out local manufacturers and businesses.
  • Automated vehicles are a major trend in transportation and although autonomous cars are still in the developments and will be launched in the future, Automatic Train Operations has been around for 50 years. 

  • Infrastructure Australia released the Infrastructure Priority List on 14th February 2019. The list features a total of 121 national proposals – the most ambitious List to date.
  • After hearing "cracking noises" from Sydney's recently completed Opal Tower, residents were evacuated, forcing NSW to embark on the "biggest overhaul of building laws" in its history.

  • Australia's construction sector continues to decline at a slower rate. The Australian Performance of Construction Index (PCI), produced by the Australian Industry Group and Housing Industry Association noted that the rate of decline is at 43.1 points, only 0.5 points better from the previous year.
  • The Australian state government of NSW approved the Yarrabee Solar Project, a 900 megawatt (MW) solar farm, which will be one of the biggest in the Country. 

     

  • According to Dr. Matthew Thomas of Social Policy and Alicia Hall; housing affordability in Australia has broadly declined since the early 1980s.
  • Australian tradesmen are struggling to keep up as the country's residential building market grows.
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