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Northern Australia Insurance Inquiry & JCU Cyclone Testing Station Guides to Reducing Water Damage.

  Thank you to our clients, colleagues and associates for your support in 2018.Thank you for supporting the Tropical Building Network.We wish you a healthy and prosperous 2019. Our office is closed from the 22nd December 2018 to the 13th January 2019.... read more


Insurance Council invites you to share your insurance experiences and insights.

Insurance Council of Australiainvites you to share your insurance experiences and insights. The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) is hosting 11 community insurance forums in November for communities between Cairns and Bundaberg. The public meetings... read more


Cyclone Building Resilience Grants for Households

    The Queensland govenrment Household Resilience Program is now accepting grant applications. The grants provides funding to help eligible home owners improve the resilience of their homes against cyclones. Eligible home owners can apply now to... read more


Pacific Tropical Building Forum

      Pacific Tropical Building Forum June 7 & 8, 2018 All Day The Pacific Tropical Building Forum will be held from Thursday June 7, 2018 at James Cook University, Townsville. The Forum brings together regional representatives, government... read more


Tropical Cyclones & Insurance: Getting it Better

  Category 4 Tropical Cyclone Debbie crossed the Queensland coast north east of Airlie Beach around midday on Tuesday 28 March 2017 BETTER BUILDINGS The buildings caught up in Cyclone Debbie were estimated to have experienced wind speeds lower than... read more


Townsville: Tropical building science workshops 24-25 October FREE

  FUNDAMENTALS of TROPICAL BUILDING SCIENCE FREE WORKSHOP Sponsored by QUT and supported by Townsville City Council. Many recent changes to the ways buildings are built can increase risk. Only through the application of solid building science can we... read more


Tropical Urbanism and Design Lab (TUDLab) The Cairns Institute (Bldg D3), JCU

  The Tropics is home to nearly half the world’s population, has rapid population growth forecast, and significant economic and social inequality. TUDLab's focus is on developing research and design capability in areas related to urbanisation in the... read more


Visit a sustainable house near you this Sunday

                   Sustainable House Day 2017 Open the door to sustainable living by touring some of Australia’s most environmentally progressive homes on show at Sustainable House Day, this Sunday 17 September 2017, 10am to 4pm. This... read more



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