Federal Government Beefs Up Housing Supply
Around $1.3 billion worth of Federal Government money currently given to states to help subsidise affordable rental homes will be conditional upon states delivering upon housing...
Federal Government Pumps Billions into Rail
The Federal Government will pump billions into rail projects as the Turnbull government’s cities program moves into top gear.
Housing Sector Backs Federal Budget
Australia's peak housing body backs federal budget measures to help first home buyers save for a deposit and increase supply but warns barriers to foreign investment...
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...
Architecture Profits Rise
Architecture firms throughout Australia are bringing home higher levels of profit as a surge in multi-residential building activity leads to busier offices and more work, the...
SA Fails to get Infrastructure Funds
South Australia has been dudded on infrastructure spending with "not one new program" for the state in the federal budget, state Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis says.
Budget Delivers Tax Breaks for 350,000 Construction Businesses
Around 350,000 small construction business are set to keep more of the cash they earn as the federal government pitches to small business in the lead...
Industry Warns Government Against Excess Cuts
It is critically important the Turnbull government sets a clear path to a sustainable budget, but the Australian Industry Group has warned against excessive spending cuts...
What Will Bolster Australia’s Economy?
The Federal Government describes itself as “nation building” and in its recent budget says it’s investing to build world-class infrastructure for a stronger Australia. But is...
Victorian Builders Back Budget
Builders in Victoria has voiced strong support for Tuesday’s Federal Budget, saying key initiatives along with a return to projected surplus will help to promote confidence...
Bakers and Brickies Offered $2000 Payments
Aspiring bakers and bricklayers are being offered $2000 to take up a trade, as the federal government promises to create an extra 80,000 apprenticeships over five...
Billions Set Aside for Natural Disasters
Australian communities bracing for catastrophic natural disasters will soon have access to billions more dollars in recovery funding.
Is the DHA on the Up for Sale?
Defence Housing Australia is shaping up as one of several government entities that could be sold as part of the next federal budget.