Our agriculture sector across the Pyrenees region will soon be transporting livestock and grain to market more efficiently and safely through the Victorian Government’s Local Roads to Market program.
Motorists on Perth’s two primary arterials will soon be getting home faster and safer with work starting on major upgrades of the Mitchell and Kwinana freeways.
“This is great news for the hundreds of thousands of small businesses in the building industry. It will allow them to invest back in their business and expand the number of people they employ. Said HIA Acting Chief Executive of Industry Policy Tim Reardon.
“The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) has issued advice to its members about the ACTU “change the rules” protest rallies. Ai Group has advised that employees who fail to attend work so as to participate in one of the ACTU rallies starting would in most circumstances be engaging in unlawful industrial action. We have also […]
“ABS dwelling commencement figures recently released show that Tasmania’s new home building industry outperformed all other states and territories in 2017/18, noted HIA Executive Director, Rick Sassin.
More than 370,000 building businesses will benefit from the Government’s decision to fast track tax relief for SMEs.
“First Home Buyer participation in Australia’s mortgage market is now at its healthiest since 2012,” said Shane Garrett, Chief Economist for Master Builders Australia.
“The value of lending to investors declined by more than 20 per cent over the last twelve months while lending to owner- occupiers was down by 7.7 per cent. Given such a large drop, we should expect the market to continue to cool,” said HIA Acting Principal Economist, Geordan Murray.
It is a frightening statistic, but in New South Wales if you drive on country roads, you are four times more likely to die in a crash than in a metropolitan area.
Outback communities will have further opportunities to have their say about the future of the Great Artesian Basin with consultation on a Strategic Management Plan extended until 9 November 2018.