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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...

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...

Debt – Everyone Pays in the End
Business
Monday June 6 2016

Debt – Everyone Pays in the End

The current debate on negative gearing is just part of Australia’s credit binge woes that must lead to a correction sometime - one where Australians come...

The Myths and Facts about Public Private Partnerships
Business
Monday March 28 2016

The Myths and Facts about Public Private Partnerships

Ask 10 people on the street how they feel about public private partnerships (PPPs) in Australia today and you will most likely encounter a variety of...

Is QLD’s Infrastructure Grants Funding System Broken?
Infrastructure
Friday February 5 2016

Is QLD’s Infrastructure Grants Funding System Broken?

As Queensland prepares to unveil the final version of its infrastructure plan, a new report has called for an overhaul with regard to the way the...

The Perception Problem for PPPs
Business
Wednesday January 20 2016

The Perception Problem for PPPs

The concept of PPPs in recent years has been lost in transit.

Risky Business: Redefining Value for Money in PPPs
Business
Tuesday December 1 2015

Risky Business: Redefining Value for Money in PPPs

The public-private partnership (PPP) has often been viewed as a ‘dumping ground’ for risk, with the heavy-handed transfer of risk seen by governments as key to...

PPP’s Impose Onerous Costs on Construction Projects
Business
Wednesday August 26 2015

PPP’s Impose Onerous Costs on Construction Projects

Even those companies that have clinched major construction deals are questioning the tendering process when it comes to public private partnerships (PPP's).

On The Road to Infrastructure Certainty
Infrastructure
Thursday March 26 2015

On The Road to Infrastructure Certainty

When it comes to Australia’s current infrastructure landscape, there is a lot of uncertainty about what’s next.