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Should Cities Have More Power Downloaded to Them?
Urban Planning
Tuesday June 6 2017

Should Cities Have More Power Downloaded to Them?

Is central national government broken? Hyper-partisanship on many aspects of economic, education, health and aspects of life and society in Australia has the potential to deteriorate...

Contestability Key to Infrastructure Improvements and Savings
Infrastructure
Tuesday June 6 2017

Contestability Key to Infrastructure Improvements and Savings

New modelling on the benefits of franchising, released as part of Infrastructure Australia’s ongoing Reform Series, shows that subjecting government-operated bus and rail services to competitive...

FWBC Moves to Strict Building Code Enforcement Policy
Business
Monday August 31 2015

FWBC Moves to Strict Building Code Enforcement Policy

Fair Work Building & Construction is responsible for investigating and prosecuting alleged instances of coercion, unprotected industrial action and freedom of association and right of entry...

‘Resilience’ is a Dirty Word
Green
Wednesday August 12 2015

‘Resilience’ is a Dirty Word

Lets be honest with ourselves, the recent focus on building and infrastructure resilience has largely replaced actions and discussions about sustainability. While there is definitely merit...

If You Wear a Hi-Vis Vest, We Want You!
Business
Monday July 20 2015

If You Wear a Hi-Vis Vest, We Want You!

When the Federal Government was elected, it promised to invest in infrastructure development in order to create jobs.

Renewing Renewable Energy
Energy
Thursday June 4 2015

Renewing Renewable Energy

The Federal Government and Opposition have recently settled on the revised national Renewable Energy Target in an agreement likely to bring long-awaited relief to Australia’s renewable...