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Australian GDP Falls Have Been Few and Far Between in 25 Years
Business
Monday December 12 2016

Australian GDP Falls Have Been Few and Far Between in 25 Years

It happened once under Peter Costello, twice on Wayne Swan's watch, but for all his gaffe-prone time as treasurer, never to Joe Hockey.

How Can Government Encourage Infrastructure Investment?
Business
Monday August 22 2016

How Can Government Encourage Infrastructure Investment?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently downgraded its global growth forecast to 3.2 per cent, and for the developed countries in the G-20, it predicted just...

Time to Recognise the Importance of Australia’s Construction Industry
Business
Tuesday June 21 2016

Time to Recognise the Importance of Australia’s Construction Industry

Reading some commentary during my extended absence from work, I could have mistakenly thought the record housing cycle Australia is enjoying was the worst thing ever...

In the Year 2100…
Business
Thursday June 2 2016

In the Year 2100…

As Australia grapples with planning the next five or 10-year horizon, it’s worth spending a few moments to think about the world Australia will find itself...

Weak Construction Work to Hit on GDP
Business
Thursday May 26 2016

Weak Construction Work to Hit on GDP

A disappointingly large drop in construction work in the March quarter is expected to weigh on GDP growth.

Is the Glass Really Half Empty?
Residential
Tuesday April 19 2016

Is the Glass Really Half Empty?

The pervasive catch-cry regarding economic conditions seems to involve the word ‘weaknesses’ in the first quarter of 2016.

Who Benefits From Better Cities?
Urban Planning
Monday July 20 2015

Who Benefits From Better Cities?

Australians might like to think we are defined by Outback heroes like Crocodile Dundee and the Man from Snowy River, but in reality we’re among the...

Property Emerges as Australia’s Largest Industry
Business
Friday May 29 2015

Property Emerges as Australia’s Largest Industry

The Australian property sector directly accounted for 11.5 per cent of GDP during the last financial year.