Landlords: are your residential developments meeting Queensland’s smoke alarm legislation?
By Clyde Pellew, Principal Electrical Engineer Just before midnight on August 2011, a fire started on the ground floor of a house in Slacks Creek…
Connectedness and sharing key to longevity as we age.
By Russell Lamb  This post first appeared in Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) FUSION magazine in July 2020. To view the original article, click here:…
Energy Efficiency: does your building comply with NCC 2019 Part J?
Did you know that all new developments must now meet the energy efficiency requirements of NCC 2019 Part J? The aim of NCC is to…
DMA Engineers to help kids keep cool at 28 Queensland schools
We’ll be helping Queensland kids keep cool after they get back to school! ❄️ As part of the Queensland Government’s Cooler Cleaner Schools Program (CSSP),…
Insights from the Queensland Safer Buildings Checklist Part 3 industry breakfast
Last week DMA Engineers and McCullough Robertson hosted a joint industry breakfast event to provide a forum for discussion about the next stage of the…
Combustible Cladding Crisis – No financial support from Queensland Government
By Koroush Keshavarz – Senior Associate, Principal Fire Engineer. Combustible cladding is no laughing matter. The dangers of highly flammable cladding were brought to the…
4 tips for hydraulics designs that will meet your building’s green goals (without breaking the bank)
By Rory O’Malley – Hydraulic Principal. A couple of weeks ago our hydraulic services team and the Sundale Garden Village project were awarded the 2019…
Combustible Cladding Audit – What does Stage 3 involve?
The final deadline for eligible building owners in Queensland to organise a combustible cladding audit has passed. We now enter Stage 3 of the process….
A Quick Guide To Queensland’s New Plumbing and Drainage Laws
By Dean Carter – Hydraulic Designer The Queensland Government has passed some new laws relating to plumbing and drainage. Queensland’s plumbers and drainers, builders, developers,…
The QBCC Cladding Assessment: Everything you need to know.
The QBCC cladding assessment is an initiative designed to assist building owners and property managers deliver on their obligations under new legislation introduced on October…