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Monday December 17, 2018

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Three Predictions for 2018
Business
Tuesday February 6 2018

Three Predictions for 2018

If you are going to be a forecaster, you need to forecast everything, often.

Push on for Federal Security of Payment Law
Business
Tuesday June 21 2016

Push on for Federal Security of Payment Law

As the federal election draws nearer, opposition parties are lining up to support moves toward federal security of payment legislation in order to address issues associated...

Construction Industry Challenges Abbott
Business
Monday September 9 2013

Construction Industry Challenges Abbott

The construction industry in Australia has welcomed the Coalition victory in the federal election, but challenged the new government to put in place long term policies...

Why Abbott’s Win is Good for Construction Industry
Business
Sunday September 8 2013

Why Abbott’s Win is Good for Construction Industry

It was not unexpected, and many will have differing feelings about the result, but the Coalition’s win in the federal election is overall a positive outcome...

Labour Fails Construction Scorecard
Business
Thursday September 5 2013

Labour Fails Construction Scorecard

As the federal election approaches, a leading construction industry association has given the Australian Labour Party an embarrassing ‘fail’ for its policies regarding the building industry.

Greens Want Green Social Homes
Residential
Thursday September 5 2013

Greens Want Green Social Homes

In a move which could impact the lives of up to one million Australians, The Australian Greens have unveiled a new plan to upgrade energy and...

Abbott’s Plan to Take on Building Unions
Business
Wednesday September 4 2013

Abbott’s Plan to Take on Building Unions

In his bid to become Australia’s next Prime Minister, Tony Abbott is talking tough on militant construction and manufacturing unions.

Labour Splashes Cash on Apprentices
Business
Monday September 2 2013

Labour Splashes Cash on Apprentices

As the federal election race continues, the Labour Party has delivered a key pitch to employers and apprentices in the construction industry, promising to put more...

Election 2013 – An Opportunity For Improvement
Business
Monday September 2 2013

Election 2013 – An Opportunity For Improvement

The federal election in 2013 offers many opportunities to improve policy making relating to the building and construction industry.