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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The federal election in 2013 offers many opportunities to improve policy making relating to the building and construction industry.
'No Apologies' for Tax Proposals: Labor
The man who would be treasurer in a Labor federal government says the party makes no apology for wanting to change taxes to make Australia fairer.
PM Launches Qld 'Congestion-Busting' Plan
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has earmarked $80 million for road and rail projects he says will cut travelling times for Queensland parents and tradies.