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.
“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.
Safety improvements on the Bruce Highway are continuing, with barriers now being installed on the Sunshine Coast.
The Victorian Government will put local jobs and businesses first when building the Geelong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Booyong Bridge was officially opened, the first of five new bridges being built as part of the Bangalow Bridges Replacement project.
The Federal Government’s plan for dealing with urban congestion and managing population growth is a pragmatic package which acknowledges the importance of supporting the vibrancy and economic growth of our our big and small cities.
Further upgrades to one of the Northern Territory’s high-priority cattle routes has started, following the start of construction for Package 1 in June 2019.
The WA Government has introduced building regulations to restrict the use of combustible material on building facades of high-risk buildings.
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) declined by 2.5 points to 49.3 in September 2018, signaling the first easing in overall construction industry conditions in 20 months (readings below 50 indicate contraction in activity, with the distance from 50 indicating the strength of the decrease).
“The $130 billion residential building industry is an efficient and productive industry that needs easy to understand and flexible employment conditions,” stated Melissa Adler, HIA’s Executive Director – Industrial Relations.