Budget 2018 contains political opportunity, and a ticking time bomb

Budget 2018 contains political opportunity, and a ticking time bomb

Posted May 08, 2018 19:44:31 Photo: The Government certainly hasn’t wasted the golden opportunity that has appeared before it. (ABC News: Matthew Roberts) So begins the election campaign. And what timing. This year’s budget takes full advantage of a sudden and unexpected turnaround in the Federal Government’s revenue fortunes, delivering …

Flammable cladding prompts Melbourne lawyers to prepare for class action over ‘ticking time bomb’ buildings

Flammable cladding prompts Melbourne lawyers to prepare for class action over ‘ticking time bomb’ buildings

Posted April 11, 2018 05:00:33 Photo: A taskforce found 1,400 properties in Melbourne were likely to have combustible cladding. (Flickr: Ashley, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Related Story: Residents’ insurance costs quadruple after builder coats complex in flammable cladding Related Story: Firefighters accuse Government of pushing flammable cladding issue ‘out of sight’ …