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Insolvency in the Australian Construction Industry
Business
Tuesday July 25 2017

Insolvency in the Australian Construction Industry

The construction industry is a large and dynamic field, accounting for 5.7 per cent of Australia’s GDP, according to the HIA Window into Housing. The industry,...

Lifting Construction Industry Productivity and Efficiency
Business
Friday October 21 2016

Lifting Construction Industry Productivity and Efficiency

A May 2016 report from the World Economic Forum titled Shaping the Future of Construction: A Breakthrough in Mindset and Technology highlighted the “moral obligation” of...

Construction Productivity – What Should Clients Do?
Business
Tuesday January 12 2016

Construction Productivity – What Should Clients Do?

A defining moment during the last industry-wide attempt to improve construction productivity came in a meeting with representatives of the major clients of the industry.

Innovation: It’s Not just the Hardware that Matters
Business
Tuesday January 5 2016

Innovation: It’s Not just the Hardware that Matters

Stephen is an 18-year-old with a background of family violence and abuse, homelessness, drug abuse and crime.

How to Ensure Innovation and Productivity in Construction
Business
Friday November 13 2015

How to Ensure Innovation and Productivity in Construction

To sustain our living standards into the future and to continue our unprecedented 23 years of continuous economic growth, the government is looking to break complacency...

Exciting Times for Construction, But Can We Build Smarter?
Business
Wednesday October 28 2015

Exciting Times for Construction, But Can We Build Smarter?

It’s an exciting time for Australia’s construction industry.

Now Is the Time to Act on Workforce Development and Skills
Business
Wednesday September 16 2015

Now Is the Time to Act on Workforce Development and Skills

We all have lamented the fact that a diminishing number of our youth are taking on apprenticeships and traineeships. Making matters worse, a falling number of...

Australia’s Disconnected Builder Licensing Regulations
Business
Thursday September 10 2015

Australia’s Disconnected Builder Licensing Regulations

A recent article on Sourceable has underscored serious problems with Australia's building industry.

CFMEU Calls for Insolvency Trust Scheme
Business
Monday September 7 2015

CFMEU Calls for Insolvency Trust Scheme

Mark Stevens may not be known to many people, but the company that went bust and consequently changed the course of his life is well known...