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Date PostedMay 30, 2015

Unions Say Some High Rise Buildings are “Ticking Time Bombs”

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Unions concerned about fire risks of high rise buildings.  Source: Alamy.com

Cheap building materials and cladding in particular have made certain buildings in Australia, a fire hazard, the union and fire experts warn.

Materials that are imported (mainly from China) and do not meet Australian standards are turning high rise buildings into “ticking time bombs”, the unions warn.

They are calling on the government to conduct an audit of buildings. Click here to find out more.


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