National Infrastructure Plan
Infrastructure Australia has released the National Infrastructure Plan, a report to the Council of Australian Governments.
Investing in Cities
A new report from ASBEC – Investing in Cities – calls for action by at all levels of government “to increase the productivity, prosperity and liveability of Australia’s cities”.
A New Deal for Urban Australia
The Urban Coalition report argues that significant investment is needed in Australia’s cities.
Design and Construction for a Sustainable Industry
The new ACIF policy on Design and Construction for a Sustainable Industry was led by ACA – SA President John Held.
The Infrastructure Q Directions Statement from the Queensland Government.
Workforce Diversity Industry Snapshot
Consult Australia has released its 2013 Workforce Diversity Industry Snapshot.
Government Review of the OHS Accreditation Scheme
A discussion paper and the terms of reference for the review of the Australian Government Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme are now available.
What Makes a City?
The Hon Dominic Perrottet MP, NSW Minister for Finance and Services, launched the Sydney Architecture Festival with an impressive speech about the role of architects in the making of innovative cities.
Design WA Submissions
ACA – WA has submitted responses to four Design WA documents and policies.
Where is the construction industry heading? Peter Barda outlines November ACIF Forecasts findings.
Design - Does it need a Policy?
How do we ensure the community reaps the benefits of a well-designed built environment? Peter Barda considers what types of policy might be effective.