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Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform
Infrastructure
Thursday August 9 2018

Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform

When you are handed a to-do list which is 78 items long, you are going to be busy.

Canadian Non-residential Construction Jumps in June
Business
Thursday August 2 2018

Canadian Non-residential Construction Jumps in June

New construction starts in June increased 11 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $896.3 billion, reports Dodge Data & Analytics. This represents a second...

Victoria’s Construction Industry is Booming
Business
Thursday July 5 2018

Victoria’s Construction Industry is Booming

Starting from December this year, four 100-metre long tunnel boring machines (TBMs) will begin arriving in Melbourne.

State Based Agency Referrals Must be Cleaned Up
Business
Wednesday June 20 2018

State Based Agency Referrals Must be Cleaned Up

As Australia’s population expands, urban renewal and development are needed to cater for growing housing and infrastructure requirements.

Corrosion Protection Critical for Infrastructure Assets
Civil
Wednesday May 30 2018

Corrosion Protection Critical for Infrastructure Assets

Over the 10 years to 2027, Australian households, businesses and governments are expected to fork out $2.018 trillion in building new homes, commercial buildings, and civil...

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom
Civil
Friday March 16 2018

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom

Before the 2013 federal election, then opposition leader Tony Abbott promised to be an ‘infrastructure Prime Minister.’

The Gold Coast is All Grown Up
Urban Planning
Friday March 16 2018

The Gold Coast is All Grown Up

A decade ago the Gold Coast was known for meter maids, schoolies and fish and chips on the beach. A lot has changed.

Calls for Migrant Cap as Australia’s Population Booms
Urban Planning
Tuesday March 13 2018

Calls for Migrant Cap as Australia’s Population Booms

The NSW opposition leader has called for a cap on Australia's migrant intake as Sydney and Melbourne reach infrastructure breaking point.

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...

Commercial
Sep 14 2018
Post-Games Legacy Alive on Gold Coast

Six months after the Commonwealth Games left town, the Gold Coast's sports venues are booked solid.

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Business
Sep 14 2018
ACCC Approves $13 Billion APA Takeover Bid

The competition watchdog has approved a Hong Kong consortium's $13 billion takeover bid for APA Group, Australia's biggest gas pipeline company.

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Infrastructure
Sep 12 2018
Value Capture Models Maximise Returns for Infrastructure Projects

Federal and State government, as well as the private sector have a unique opportunity to leverage opportunities associated with Australia’s $70 billion infrastructure spend over the...

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Infrastructure
Sep 10 2018
$15.8b Melbourne Toll Road Design Released

Melbourne's $15.8 billion North East Link will have twin three-lane tunnels stretching more than five kilometres, and 1.2km of lowered roads, according to new detailed plans.

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Business
Sep 7 2018
SA:Aust 'Uniquely' Placed in Power Struggle

Australia is uniquely placed to help manage the competition for power in the Asia-Pacific, new Defence Minister Christopher Pyne says.

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Business
Sep 6 2018
Australia Signs New Pacific Security Deal

Australia and New Zealand have signed on to an expanded security deal with the their smaller Pacific neighbours.

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Business
Sep 6 2018
Savings Crucial to SA Budget Outcome

The South Australian government will need to deliver on its planned spending cuts and savings to achieve its forecast budget surpluses, the Australian Industry Group says.

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Infrastructure
Aug 31 2018
Vic Govt Pledges Underground Rail Loop

Victorians will have to wait decades to see the fruits of Labor's $50 billion election pledge for an underground rail loop.

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Structural
Aug 23 2018
Inquiry backs Windsor Bridge Preservation

The NSW government's plan to knock down and replace a 144-year-old bridge in Sydney's northwest will go ahead despite a parliamentary inquiry recommending the bridge be...

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