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Episode 8 - Hot Jungle to Hot Seat

SCL Australia Podcast

Release Date: 03/27/2017

Mind the Gap - the new duty of care show art Mind the Gap - the new duty of care

SCL Australia Podcast

In this podcast, Aiden Davey, Dr Matthew Bell and Kiri Parr sit down with Melissa Yeo to discuss the new duty of care introduced in the NSW Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 and the significant consequences it might have on the construction industry. 

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Cyber Hygiene In the Era Of COVID-19 show art Cyber Hygiene In the Era Of COVID-19

SCL Australia Podcast

They say if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.  In the current landscape that means putting your valuable data in the hands of criminals.  In this podcast, Brendan Read and Vishka Peiris of Korda Mentha discuss Cyber Hygiene during Covid-19. Brendan is a former detective from the Queensland Police High Tech Crime Investigation Unit.  He is highly experienced in investigating criminal and civil matters and helps clients to navigate technologies and their use in the collection and preservation of evidence.  Before joining Korda Mentha's forensic technology team in 2015,...

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Gold Digger: What Are Your State Security Of Payment Recourses show art Gold Digger: What Are Your State Security Of Payment Recourses

SCL Australia Podcast

A practical summary of what was, is and might be when it comes to securing payment for construction projects of all sizes and at all stages of development in the era of COVID-19.

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Episode 21: DRBs:  Cheap insurance for real time dispute resolution show art Episode 21: DRBs: Cheap insurance for real time dispute resolution

SCL Australia Podcast

Stephen Callaghan of Stephen Callaghan Consulting Pty Ltd sits down with Melissa Yeo to discuss Dispute Resolution Boards, how they work, what parties can expect and why they are likely to become more popular in the future.

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Episode 20: Let the Tears Be Not Yours: the Case for Diversity, Collaboration and Active Risk Management on Construction Projects show art Episode 20: Let the Tears Be Not Yours: the Case for Diversity, Collaboration and Active Risk Management on Construction Projects

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Insights into construction contracts, risk management and how to deliver a successful project.

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Episode 19: It All Changed On-Site. Or Did it…?  show art Episode 19: It All Changed On-Site. Or Did it…?

SCL Australia Podcast

If you have ever wondered whether your construction Contract can be varied by what happens on site, or how contractor claims are treated and whether your entire agreement clause is effective; this episode is for you.

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Episode 18 - Lessons from Success and Failure in Major Construction Projects show art Episode 18 - Lessons from Success and Failure in Major Construction Projects

SCL Australia Podcast

Adrian Hughes QC of 39 Essex Chambers in London, shares lessons from success and failure in major construction projects including the New Berlin Airport, the Scottish Parliament and Wembley Stadium.

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Episode 17 - Trouble with the Neighbours show art Episode 17 - Trouble with the Neighbours

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Philip Britton, visiting professor of King’s College in London and Senior fellow of Melbourne Law School presents his paper, Trouble with the Neighbours: Construction, Disruption and Damages.

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Episode 16 - So You Think You're Rational? show art Episode 16 - So You Think You're Rational?

SCL Australia Podcast

Have people ever seemed to act inconsistently to you? Why do you think people are incredibly open and flexible one day, but very focused and structured the next? Why do you think some people are infuriated by things that seem insignificant to you? This episode podcast explores two key systems in our brain: (un)creatively named System I and System II. By understanding how these systems work together can provide helpful insight into understanding why we make decisions and act in the ways we do. Anna Waters specialises in organisational engagement, leadership and performance. Anna has a deep...

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Episode 15 – Grenfell Tower and Construction Regulation show art Episode 15 – Grenfell Tower and Construction Regulation

SCL Australia Podcast

On 14 June 2017, a shocked world watched a tragedy unfold in the west of London. When the smoke cleared from the fire at the Grenfell Tower, 71 people were found to have perished. Whilst the specific causes of the fire are still being investigated, there is no doubt that the recent installation of polyethylene-core façade cladding was a major contributor to its reduced survivability; in turn, the ability of that cladding to be installed is being seen as a significant failure of the regulatory system for the protection of building occupants. On 8 May 2018, Matthew Bell presented a paper to the...

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The views expressed in these podcasts are the speakers' own. They should not be taken as endorsements, advice or recommendations of the Society of Construction Law Australia.