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6 Dec 2014 (AFR) - Construction falls back as orders weaken

(6 Dec 2014, AFR, p39, Michael Bleby)

‘Construction fell back into contractionary territory in November for the first time in six months, as new orders for both detached houses and apartments – a leading indicator of future activity – declined, the Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index showed.’ 10 more words

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Impact Assessments- Are they useful to planners?

To follow up on the last blog post, here I will discuss a tool that I find is very important (though relatively new) to the field of planning: … 799 more words


Air travelers combat snowy Thanksgiving Eve at HIA

Travelers boarding a flight out of Harrisburg are hoping they’ll get to the turkey on time. Despite the wet and snowy weather, air travel at Harrisburg International Airport has been mostly smooth. 197 more words


Health Insurance

Oh my giddy Aunt, where do we start with this?!

Got a lovely reminder from our health insurance that it was due for renewal at the beginning of December. 333 more words

Moving House Tips

24 Nov 2014 (AFR) - Renovation lags record new-home builds

(24 Nov 2014, AFR, p9, Mercedes Ruehl)

‘More new homes will be built this year than in 20 years, but a high household savings rate and fears about the health of the domestic economy are discouraging home owners from renovating. 55 more words

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Health Impact Assessment in Practice

What a thought-provoking weekend in Minneapolis, MN! Between the Net Impact Conference and the Healthy Heartlands NACCHO Conference. My notebook is filled with new ideas and tangible next steps for improving health outcomes through structural and cross-industry change! 197 more words

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