Courtney Cook

Name: Courtney Cook Company: Queensland Health Position: Contracts Manager, Capital Project Delivery   Who inspired you to get where you are today? In my nearly 12 years in this industry, I have drawn inspiration from all the women in my life both privately and professionally. Professionally, by the women quietly achieving in their field, sidestepping…

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Poly Buys Maiden Brisbane Site for $36.5m

Developer Poly Australia has secured its first acquisition in Queensland, a 6.2-hectare corner site in Ascot, Brisbane for $36.5 million. The project will be Poly Australia’s first development outside of NSW and Victoria since the international developer arrived in Australia in early 2015. Since launching in Australia four years ago, Poly has built up a…

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The price you pay? Subcontractors are $500 million out of pocket from industry insolvencies across the state of QLD alone!

At least 18 building companies with an annual revenue of more than $30 million are not meeting the minimum financial requirements to operate in Queensland, the state regulator has found. The Queensland Building and Construction Commission has demanded urgent answers from companies that appear to be operating with “inadequate financial assets” — issuing 18 show-cause…

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Kylie Bradley

Name: Kylie Bradley Company: CDM Smith Position: Principal Environmental Scientist   Who inspired you to get where you are today? I’ve been lucky enough to have some people in my life during my career who have inspired me and helped me realise that I have the skills to be able to contribute to this industry.…

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Federal Budget 2019: Affordable Housing

$1.7 billion recommitted for affordable housing but few new measures The federal government has recommitted to previous pledges on affordable housing, setting aside more than $1.7 billion towards state projects in this year’s budget. But despite Treasurer Josh Frydenberg declaring that “affordable housing is a priority for this government”, the budget papers contain limited new…

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