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A Different Kind of Hospital Care
Commercial
Tuesday July 11 2017

A Different Kind of Hospital Care

The Australian government's 2017-18 budget claims to provide record levels of financial assistance to state governments to deliver public hospital services, from $13.8 billion in 2013-14...

It’s Budget Season! What Does that Mean for Housing?
Residential
Wednesday June 21 2017

It’s Budget Season! What Does that Mean for Housing?

This time of year is always a busy one in the policy space with the announcement of the federal budget along with a raft of state...

How Do We Build Smart Cities from the Start?
Urban Planning
Friday June 16 2017

How Do We Build Smart Cities from the Start?

“It is important to invest in infrastructure, but we have to make the right choices on projects, as part of a broader economic growth strategy,” Treasurer...

Victoria Gets $1bln for Infrastructure
Infrastructure
Wednesday May 10 2017

Victoria Gets $1bln for Infrastructure

Victoria will get $1 billion in previously disputed federal funds for infrastructure projects but $500 million earmarked for regional rail won't quite deliver the "revival" the...

Sydney Light Rail Audit Exposes Massive Cost Overruns
Infrastructure
Friday December 2 2016

Sydney Light Rail Audit Exposes Massive Cost Overruns

The NSW treasurer has stepped up to "take full responsibility" for a cost blowout in the CBD-eastern suburbs light rail link, after an audit revealed poor...

Lessons for Australia from London’s Crossrail Project
Technology
Monday August 29 2016

Lessons for Australia from London’s Crossrail Project

London’s Crossrail is one of the largest engineering projects ever undertaken. Scheduled to open in 2018, it is a new 118-kilometre civil construction project including 21...

Will Cash Strapped Gov’ts Trade Floor Space for Infrastructure Funding?
Business
Tuesday July 12 2016

Will Cash Strapped Gov’ts Trade Floor Space for Infrastructure Funding?

Just imagine a new version of Private Public Partnerships in a few decades' time, where developers are asked to provide schools, health centres, parks and key...

What Does the Latest Construction Approvals Mean for the Building Industry?
Residential
Tuesday May 31 2016

What Does the Latest Construction Approvals Mean for the Building Industry?

The first Tuesday in May was something of a ‘Super Tuesday’ for economists, with an update on residential building approvals appearing in the morning, the RBA...

What Does the Latest Construction Approvals Mean for the Building Industry?
Residential
Wednesday May 18 2016

What Does the Latest Construction Approvals Mean for the Building Industry?

The first Tuesday in May was something of a ‘Super Tuesday’ for economists, with an update on residential building approvals appearing in the morning, the RBA...

Business
Sep 6 2018
Savings Crucial to SA Budget Outcome

The South Australian government will need to deliver on its planned spending cuts and savings to achieve its forecast budget surpluses, the Australian Industry Group says.

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Infrastructure
Jun 20 2018
New $3bn Fast Train for Sydney's West

A $3 billion high-speed underground rail line connecting Sydney's CBD to Parramatta is set to be the centrepiece of the NSW government budget.

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Business
Jun 20 2018
NSW Budget Surplus Comes in at $3.9b

The NSW treasurer has revealed a $3.9 billion budget surplus and promised to use "the Holy Grail of numbers" to relieve cost-of-living pressures across the state.

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Business
Jun 15 2018
Queensland Budget Exposes Dire Need for Real Reform

The 2018/19 Queensland Budget falls short when it comes to long-term economic management, according to the Property Council of Australia.

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Infrastructure
Jun 13 2018
Big Spend on Infrastructure in Queensland Budget

Queensland has posted a surprise $1.5 billion surplus after Treasurer Jackie Trad handed down what she's called a "responsible" first budget focusing on major infrastructure projects.

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Infrastructure
May 1 2018
Big-spending Victoria Government Unveils Budget

Booming population and jobs growth is fuelling significant infrastructure spending in the Victorian budget, which will also deliver a $1.4 billion surplus.

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Business
6 Oct, 2016
Property Tax Revenue Helps Deliver NSW $4.7b Surplus, 'No Debt'

NSW's net debt will be wiped out following a bumper budget surplus of $4.7 billion this financial year, Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian says.

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