Australia’s building ministers must continue the momentum on building regulation compliance and enforcement to deliver better outcomes for property owners and tenants.
“Today’s (August 19 2019) results announcement from BlueScope is a reminder of the strength and resilience of Australian industry,” Ai Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox said.
Construction crews onsite at Granville Harbour Wind Farm have successfully completed the first concrete pour for one of the site’s 31 wind turbine foundations.
The global fencing market is set to reach AU $54.2 Billion by 2025.
“Infrastructure Australia’s audit points both to successes and shortcomings in the approaches to Australia’s economic and social infrastructure. Notwithstanding the impressive current pipeline of projects, the Audit points to the need for further investment, more farsighted planning and better coordination,” Ai Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox, said.
Australia’s new Infrastructure Audit is a clarion call for the need to keep investing in infrastructure to support the economic and social transformation of our major cities.
The NT Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development will be releasing a Request for Proposals for the construction of Social Housing Head Leased dwellings in Darwin and Tennant Creek.
The COAG meeting of state and territory leaders with the Prime Minister presents a golden opportunity to bring the VET sector back into the frame of Australia’s education system. Vocational education and trade training must receive the same recognition as other education pathways.
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) fell by 3.9 points to 39.1 in July (2019), recording the construction industry’s steepest overall rate of contraction in six years (readings below 50 indicate contraction in activity, with the distance from 50 indicating the strength of the decrease).
“Lending to households building and purchasing new homes fell again in June (2019) to be 12.8 per cent lower in 2018/19 than in the previous year,” stated HIA’s Senior Economist, Geordan Murray.