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The Top 5 Construction News Sites to Follow in Australia

With the design and construction industry in Australia always changing and evolving, stay up to date with the latest by following the top Construction News websites.

Here’s a list of the top 5 sites we regularly visit to get tips, insights and updates on what is trending in our industry:


With new articles published daily, the content is categorised into four main sections: Architecture & Design, Construction, Engineering and Property. Easily find articles from over 150 contributors that suit your interests.

Visit the site: https://sourceable.net/construction/


Urban is more than just a news site. Complete with a full database of upcoming, in progress and completed projects as well as a forum section where you can upload your own photos and join in on the conversations.

Visit the site: https://www.urban.com.au/news

The Urban Developer

Join in on the conversations around property and urban development with industry professionals seeking to connect ideas, people and cities with informative and inspiring news and updates.

Visit the site: https://www.theurbandeveloper.com/

Build Australia

The Build Australia site operates in conjunction to their popular magazine, telling the stories of companies and individuals breaking ground and shaping the future for Australia’s construction industry. Browse articles by Projects, Grand Designs, Mega Structures, Events and more for a customised experience.

Visit the site: https://www.buildaustralia.com.au/

Architecture & Design

This site may be called Architecture & Design, but they have some great articles on new innovations in the building space. The site is labelled as a hub for professionals creating Australia’s buildings, combining news from all areas of the industry – designers, architects, engineers, developers, specifiers and builders.

Visit the site: http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/news



This article was published in the second edition of The Smart Hob Bulletin, alongside other news, updates and case studies for the Australian formwork industry.

Originally published 20 February 2017. Updated 16 September 2019