The NSW building commissioner wants apartment buyers to show more due diligence before buying dodgy units. It doesn't work like that.
The superannuation culture wars are finished, despite what one Liberal Party senator may want you to believe. Plus other tips of the week.
What happens when people realise they can't trust new apartment construction? An industry already in trouble could hit the wall, and pull the economy down with it.
Crikey readers discuss whether the NSW Liberals should be returned to government, the ParentsNext inquiry and the Ita Buttrose ABC appointment.
If unionists break the law, the government decries corruption. When its own regulator admits breaking it, the silence is deafening.
Are anti-red tape measures killing Australia's construction workers?
The government insists union thuggery has seen construction costs skyrocket. There's only one problem -- construction costs have actually fallen ...
Weighted for actual activity, construction sector deaths increased under the anti-red tape Abbott and Turnbull governments, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.
The ABCC will have to crack down on construction companies using any foreign labour -- despite what the Prime Minister says.
The government has established a new set of protectionist local content and standard requirements for the building industry as part of the ABCC bill -- which was designed to make life easier for builders.