Indonesian government plans to hold back the tide

Ocean is threatening to swamp Jakarta, which is caught between rising seas and rapid land subsidence. The Indonesian government has begun construction of a $40 billion seawall to protect millions living in the danger zone.

John Rochester Delbridge

Royal Adelaide Hospital construction behind schedule, report confirms

An independent review confirm the new Royal Adelaide Hospital will not be finished until the second half of 2016.

Bechtel downsizing Gladstone workforce as LNG plants near completion

A major construction firm says it will lay off 7,000 tradespeople in central Queensland over the next six months.

Royal Adelaide Hospital contamination compensation claim rejected

A $30 million compensation claim from the builder of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital has been rejected by the South Australian Government, the ABC has been told.

Fraser Coast council urged to drop developer fees to 'kickstart' Maryborough construction

A Queensland MP says the Fraser Coast council could be doing more to stimulate the building industry in Maryborough.

$8.4 million committed to Stingray Creek Bridge

The long awaited construction of a new Stingray Creek Bridge in the Camden Haven is a step closer, after the announcement of extra State Government funding.

Up in the air: Historic Queensland building goes sky-high for new development

A new Brisbane development has passers-by stopping in their tracks with a piece of Queensland history being raised high above street level.

Perth tenants gain upper hand as office space multiplies

Tenants gain upper hand in office rents as new buildings and skyscrapers come onstream in Perth’s CBD.

Newcastle apartment construction boom fuels union fears over workers' rights

The construction union says Newcastle’s apartment building boom must not come at a cost to workers rights and safety.