New appointments at Hames Sharley

Hames Sharley has appointed three senior leaders across its practice as part of a nationwide commitment to encourage a new age of built spaces.  Accepting the role of director are Retail and Town Centre Portfolio Leader Harold Perks in Melbourne, and National Design Forum Leader Derek Hays in Perth. In Adelaide, Studio Leader Leon Gouws […]

Australia ‘could lead the world’ in sustainable infrastructure says new report

Australia could lead the world in sustainable infrastructure with benefits for the community and business says Infrastructure Australia (IA) in the Australian Infrastructure Audit released today. The Green Building Council of Australia welcomes the report as fresh evidence to support urgent action to ensure the productivity, resilience and sustainability of cities and communities across Australia. […]

Launch of State of SME Scams Report

More than half (53 percent) of small business owners are worried their business will be scammed. Despite this, two-thirds don‟t train their staff in scam awareness and prevention. On average, Australian small businesses lose almost $40,000 per scam. To mark National Scam Awareness Week (12 to 16 August) Westpac has launched a new report that reveals Australian […]

Aurecon recognised on 2019 AFR BOSS most innovative companies list

Global engineering, advisory and design firm Aurecon has been named one of Australia and New Zealand’s most innovative companies, ranking number four in the professional services category of the prestigious AFR BOSS Most Innovative Companies list. The esteemed annual list, published by The Australian Financial Review and Boss magazine, is based on a rigorous assessment […]

Call to increase cost of lodging unfair dismissal claims

More architecture professionals to receive a pay rise – but the value will be less