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Policy and Advocacy update -  May

This month’s policy update covers two federal initiatives; the Smart Cities Plan and a summary of the Federal budget.

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Fire safety guidelines for external walls

CSIRO have developed a guideline to help the construction industry better understand how to ensure compliance with the relevant codes and standards for fire safety of external walls on high-rise buildings.

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Venice Biennale Travelling Studio

Fifteen students from the University of Sydney are undertaking an international travelling studio to exhibit at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice. Working in collaboration with Auckland University of Technology, the jointly developed brief of Space, Time, Existence, is broadly framed around the notions of architecture, ethics and civic space.

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ACIF Construction Forecast

What will be the demand for architects, engineers, builders, suppliers and contractors until 2026? The Australian Construction Industry Forum will be releasing their 10 year construction forecast including indicators of demand across residential and non-residential building, and engineering construction work. Available for pre-order now.

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Sponsor news

2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture, Canberra - Oct

Adventures into the profoundly frightening, deeply uncertain and yet somehow incredibly optimistic landscapes of the 21st century. NOT IN MY BACKYARD is taking place at some of Australia’s most iconic venues including the National Gallery, the National Museum of Australia and the National Arboretum. 

Institute members are offered AILA member rates. Earlybird closing 30 June.

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Australian Interior Design Awards presentation

The 2016 Australian Interior Design Awards shortlist has been announced and tickets for the awards dinner are now on sale. The gala celebration will be held in Sydney on Fri 10 Jun, the awards recognise the innovative thinking and visionary solutions of Australia’s design industry

Image: Squint/Opera office by SIBLING, photo by Christine Francis

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