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
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?
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
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
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?
It’s an exciting time for Australia’s construction industry.
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
A recent article on Sourceable has underscored serious problems with Australia's building industry.
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...