The results of the 2012 Bentleys Aged Care Survey reveal a sector in crisis and an urgent need to focus aged care reform on encouraging profitability in the sector and increase efficiencies through upgrading technology and group purchasing.
Businesses in the building and construction industry now have to report to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) the total amount they have paid contractors each year for building and construction services.
Richmond Valley Council has completed a $286,000 upgrade of street lighting that will result in annual savings of $133,000.
MARCUS BOWEN, commercial director of Occupiers’ Journal Limited, and MARTIN LEITCH, chief executive officer of fmedge, discuss how facilities management can be a strategic management discipline.
The Victorian Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) Regulations have been updated. Noel Arnold & Associates explains the changes.
The winners of the ARBS 2012 Industry Awards have been announced.
Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital has been crowned Australia’s most sustainable building for 2012.
Brookfield Asset Management and Johnson Controls have agreed to merge their Australian and New Zealand property and facility services operations to create Brookfield Johnson Controls.
A new innovation makes it possible for building occupants to use their smartphones to gain access into a facility.
A white paper reviewing the results from the 2012 Australia Facilities Management Software Survey and identifying industry trends surrounding software in facilities management has been published.
A National Stadium Program is reducing Australia’s sporting facilities’ lighting costs. The Central Coast Youth Club at Niagara Park has cut its total site energy use by 28 percent through the program.
An authority on causes of industrial switchboard failures says energy saving power factor correction (PFC) technology should be housed separately from switchboards and motor control centres to minimise damage and downtime resulting from any failures.
Facility Management congratulates the three winners of its Oct-Nov 2012 competition, who have each won a Wet Umbrella system.