Griffith’s young innovators

Last week we were delighted to be a judge for the Griffith Innovation Challenge, assessing the best of pitches to form their passions into commercial ventures. Assessing the 3 groups, it was a tough call but the successful winners were able to clearly articulate their product, present clear data around the problem, display their capacity…

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Tenants are likely to remain stuck in this situation for at least half a decade in properties they cannot afford to buy

Low-income tenants in Australia are increasingly likely to be trapped in rental stress for years. New evidence from the Productivity Commission shows almost half of such “rent-burdened” private tenants are likely to remain stuck in this situation for at least half a decade. Rental stress is where a low-income tenant faces housing costs that leave…

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“Harmony Cannot be Created without Balance”- The perception killing the people within the Construction Industry with suicide rate DOUBLE any other sector

The construction and building industries can be dangerous places to work. These jobs not only pose risks to a person’s physical health, but can threaten their mental health, too. In Australia, “tradies” make up less than one-third of all people in employment, but represent 58% of serious claims for workers’ compensation. Construction ranks in the…

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Hannah Carrucan

Name: Hannah Carrucan Position: Permit Liaison Officer/Building Inspector Company: Coast to Country Building Approvals, Port Fairy   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of construction & development? Working for Coast to Country Building Approvals. I love what I do and love who I work with. I also really enjoy working with…

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