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Architects Lay Down Challenge to Morrison
Business
Thursday May 23 2019

Architects Lay Down Challenge to Morrison

A leading architecture body has challenged the re-elected Morrison Government to prioritise important reforms concerning the built environment.

Property Industry Hails Morrison Victory
Business
Monday May 20 2019

Property Industry Hails Morrison Victory

Australia’s property sector has welcomed the Coalition’s federal election victory, saying that Australians had rejected ‘risky’ changes to the taxation of property investment.

Labor Fails Construction Scorecard
Business
Thursday May 16 2019

Labor Fails Construction Scorecard

Bill Shorten and the Australian Labor Party have failed a building industry scorecard for federal election policies.

Sustainability and the Federal Election
Green
Tuesday May 7 2019

Sustainability and the Federal Election

Earlier last week, at the first leaders’ debate in the run up to the federal election, both contenders for the nation’s top job clashed over their...

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.

Mining
Apr 29 2019
Shorten's $75m mining Exploration Pledge

Labor leader Bill Shorten has promised to invest $75 million to discovering mining resources if he wins the election.

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Infrastructure
Apr 16 2019
ALP Electric Car Plan Costs More: Minister

Australia's energy minister says people should be able to buy electric cars on their own whim instead of being forced to fork out more for fuel-efficient...

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Infrastructure
Apr 9 2019
Labor Pledges to Improve Broadband Network

A Labor federal government would help more older Australians and low-income households connect to the National Broadband Network, the opposition has pledged.

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Business
Apr 5 2019
Shorten Launches Appeal to Tradies and Apprentices

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has appealed to tradespeople and apprentices, saying an elected Labour Government would boost apprenticeships, create more training opportunities on public sector construction...

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Energy
Apr 2 2019
Industry key to Labor's Climate Plan

Australia's biggest polluters will have to cut their emissions but could find themselves making money doing so under a Labor government.

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Business
Mar 27 2019
Builders Collective Slams Labour

A group representing small builders in Australia has slammed Federal Labor over its rejection of calls for a Royal Commission into the building Industry.

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Infrastructure
Mar 21 2019
Government Plan Off the Rails: Labor

Labor says Australia needs "genuine" high-speed rail project to link big cities with regional centres.

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Business
Mar 15 2019
Small Builders Halt Expansion Until After Election

More than one in four small businesses in construction are delaying expansion plans on account of the federal election, the latest survey has found.

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Business
Mar 12 2019
Property Developer Donor Ban Scrutinised

The High Court is set to hear why Queensland should no longer ban property developers from making political donations.

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