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Pork Barrelling Makes a Pig’s Ear of Infrastructure Decisions
Infrastructure
Tuesday March 13 2018

Pork Barrelling Makes a Pig’s Ear of Infrastructure Decisions

Australians are all too familiar with the election time frenzy of vote-buying. Pork barrelling costs Australia dear in monetary terms, but it’s also wrecking our future...

Funding Issues with Prefabricated and Modular Housing
Prefabrication
Tuesday September 5 2017

Funding Issues with Prefabricated and Modular Housing

Prefab housing could help to solve Australia's housing crisis, but before that can be done, the funding model needs to change.

Australia Construction Investment Slips to Seven-year Low
Business
Wednesday July 26 2017

Australia Construction Investment Slips to Seven-year Low

The value of total capital investment projects in Australia has slid to a seven-year low, with construction on major gas developments being completed and as the...

A Realistic Role for Value Capture
Infrastructure
Wednesday July 26 2017

A Realistic Role for Value Capture

Australia needs to diversify its sources of funding in order to pay for the infrastructure we need. Value capture can help fill the gap, but we...

Who’s Paying? Funding Living Infrastructure in 2017 and Beyond
Green
Monday July 17 2017

Who’s Paying? Funding Living Infrastructure in 2017 and Beyond

When it comes to living or green infrastructure, funding is a commonly cited barrier to implementation.

Infrastructure and Housing Investment Must Prioritise Urban Design
Urban Planning
Sunday June 4 2017

Infrastructure and Housing Investment Must Prioritise Urban Design

The federal government recently announced a $75 billion allocation for infrastructure funding over the next decade, with a $1 billion National Housing Infrastructure Facility.

Can Integrated Procurement Solve Australia’s Apartment Defect Crisis?
Business
Tuesday May 9 2017

Can Integrated Procurement Solve Australia’s Apartment Defect Crisis?

Australia is approaching the end of an unprecedented apartment building boom fuelled by the widespread adoption of planning policies that encourage higher density multi-unit housing.

WA Gets Federal Money for Transport
Infrastructure
Tuesday May 9 2017

WA Gets Federal Money for Transport

The federal government has agreed to redirect money it had put up for the now-axed Perth Freight Link to the West Australian government's preferred project...

How Australia Can Make City Deals Work
Business
Friday December 23 2016

How Australia Can Make City Deals Work

By any accounts, December 9 was a historic day for the people of Townsville.

Residential
Jul 24 2018
Housing 'Credit Crunch' Hightens Risk

Rising global interest rates and tighter bank lending risk triggering a "mini-credit crunch" that could send Australia's house prices, a new report warns.

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Commercial
Mar 27 2018
More Funds for Nepean Hospital Upgrade

The NSW government has announced more money for a western Sydney hospital redevelopment, as the opposition ramps up its attack of stadium funding it says should...

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Business
Mar 16 2018
NAB's 'Introducer Program' Under Spotlight

National Australia Bank paid thousands of people about $100 million in commissions to "introduce" potential customers to the bank, an inquiry has heard.

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Commercial
Mar 15 2018
Commercial Lending Stabilises in January

Lending to businesses and property investors remained steady in January following a significant fall in December, while the value of new home loans to owner-occupiers lifted...

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Mining
Feb 8 2018
Adani Missed Key Milestones

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has followed Bill Shorten's lead in distancing Labor from Adani's Carmichael coal mine project, saying the Indian miner has failed to meet...

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Infrastructure
Jan 4 2018
SA Suffering from Infrastructure Funding Bias: Albanese

South Australia is suffering from a "massive" infrastructure funding bias on the part of the federal coalition government, opposition frontbencher Anthony Albanese says.

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Mining
13 Dec, 2017
Queensland Premier Vetos $1bn Adani Rail Loan

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has made good on her election promise to veto a billion-dollar federal government loan to Indian mining giant Adani for the construction...

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