Concrete cancer a ticking time bomb for Melbourne apartments

Waterfront apartment buildings in Melbourne could be riddled with potentially disastrous concrete cancer, a body corporation management firm has warned.
Waterfront apartment buildings in Melbourne could be riddled with potentially disastrous concrete cancer, a body corporation management firm has warned.
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MORE of Australia’s cropping zones have received their autumn break in the past week, with good falls across much of NSW. MORE of Australia’s cropping zones have received their autumn break in the past week, with good falls across much of NSW.
AFTER years in the doldrums, beef is back on the property investor's shopping list and farmland price signals are showing signs of revival. AFTER years in the doldrums, beef is back on the property investor's shopping list and farmland price signals are showing signs of revival.
AUSTRALIAN commodity prices are being buffered by the falling Australian dollar to an extent not seen since 2008, says the NAB. AUSTRALIAN commodity prices are being buffered by the falling Australian dollar to an extent not seen since 2008, says the NAB.
FARMERS have lodged a written complaint about PETA's latest campaign which features a fake lamb covered in blood and cuts. FARMERS have lodged a written complaint about PETA's latest campaign which features a fake lamb covered in blood and cuts.
There is never a dull moment in the adventures of Demi Moore, so when she lists her Manhattan bolthole, it's always going to be more than the usual crash pad.
26 Apr 15 There is never a dull moment in the adventures of Demi Moore, so when she lists her Manhattan bolthole, it's always going to be more than the usual crash pad.
Exclusive: More than $5 million in First Home Owner Grants has been paid back in the past three years by people caught in an ongoing crackdown in NSW.
26 Apr 15 Exclusive: More than $5 million in First Home Owner Grants has been paid back in the past three years by people caught in an ongoing crackdown in NSW.
26 Apr 15 For those looking to make their real estate dollar stretch a little further, check out this postcard-pretty cottage.
25 Apr 15 A former boat-builder's house on the banks of the Parramatta River bank offers charm and peace.
25 Apr 15 Building or renovating, major or minor, homeowners should engage an architect at the very start of a project, say real estate agents.  
Often spotted in the Birdcage at Flemington, Amanda Elliot is among the beneficiaries of a landmark estate that has been listed again.
25 Apr 15 Often spotted in the Birdcage at Flemington, Amanda Elliot is among the beneficiaries of a landmark estate that has been listed again.
25 Apr 15 Rozelle house prices are soaring.
This top-floor Cremorne Point apartment has show-stopping views.
25 Apr 15 This top-floor Cremorne Point apartment has show-stopping views.
A mere 13 years old, Wolli Creek is creating a stir among developers, not least for its proximity to rail. Several new apartment blocks are in the pipeline.
25 Apr 15 A mere 13 years old, Wolli Creek is creating a stir among developers, not least for its proximity to rail. Several new apartment blocks are in the pipeline.
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24 Apr 15 4 BED 2 BATH 1 CAR
24 Apr 15 One of regional Victoria's finest properties comes with influential neighbours.
Sydney's corporate heavy weights are lining up to trade trophy homes.
24 Apr 15 Sydney's corporate heavy weights are lining up to trade trophy homes.
The ripple effect from Sydney's property boom has finally reached Mosman's high-end trophy market with sales totalling almost $40 million in recent weeks.
24 Apr 15 The ripple effect from Sydney's property boom has finally reached Mosman's high-end trophy market with sales totalling almost $40 million in recent weeks.
The office and studio of murdered high-profile interior designer Stuart Rattle has sold.
23 Apr 15 The office and studio of murdered high-profile interior designer Stuart Rattle has sold.
Like all good fashion shows, a few hand-picked clients have had an exclusive viewing.
23 Apr 15 Like all good fashion shows, a few hand-picked clients have had an exclusive viewing.
Waves came within metres of some homes on Sydney's northern beaches.
22 Apr 15 Waves came within metres of some homes on Sydney's northern beaches.
I guess you could say I've been a regular visitor of home design blogs for more than a year now. What began as an innocent interest in finding a new couch morphed into something way less benign ...
22 Apr 15 I guess you could say I've been a regular visitor of home design blogs for more than a year now. What began as an innocent interest in finding a new couch morphed into something way less...
Are you an adult, or are you still living the university share house dream?
22 Apr 15 Are you an adult, or are you still living the university share house dream?
Foreign investment in Australia is booming but the government has called for a time-out.
22 Apr 15 Foreign investment in Australia is booming but the government has called for a time-out.
The Returned Services Association is criticising a real estate agent for commercialising
21 Apr 15 The Returned Services Association is criticising a real estate agent for commercialising "sacrosanct" Anzac imagery.
Calling it a man cave might even be an insult.
21 Apr 15 Calling it a man cave might even be an insult.
21 Apr 15 This “unlivable” house may just be the cheapest ticket into a prestigious address.
The Sydney region where you are almost guaranteed to sell your home.
20 Apr 15 The Sydney region where you are almost guaranteed to sell your home.
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U have misconstrued what I said. The independent studies are done overseas, to my knowledge we
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Just watch. A whole new bureaucracy with now spring up and take most of the funds being made
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Moroko , unfortunately Thierry Vrain has a fixation about glyphosate and is now unable to see GM
STUDENTS from the Weipa Residential Campus from Pormpuraaw, Kowanyama, Cooktown, Aurukun, Mapoon and the Torres Strait Islands have just completed their Deadly Choices Healthy Lifestyles Program.27 Mar 15 STUDENTS from the Weipa Residential Campus from Pormpuraaw, Kowanyama, Cooktown, Aurukun, Mapoon and the Torres...
HOME Hill High graduate Kimberley Bourke has started her journey toward being a teacher with the help of a scholarship from Home Hill Community Bank Branch.27 Mar 15 HOME Hill High graduate Kimberley Bourke has started her journey toward being a teacher with the help of a...