Entries by Sue Bruce

CONSTRUCTION WORK DONE, AUSTRALIA, MARCH 2015

CONSTRUCTION WORK DONE, AUSTRALIA, PRELIMINARY, MAR 2015

The trend estimate for total construction work done fell 1.8% in the March quarter 2015. The seasonally adjusted estimate for total construction work done fell 2.4% to $48,397.8m in the March quarter. The trend estimate for total building work done rose 2.0% in the March quarter. The trend […]

GOVERNMENT COMMITTED TO TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIPS

GOVERNMENT COMMITTED TO TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIPS (FED)

Data released today by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) underscores the importance of the Australian Government’s significant reforms to support for apprentices and their employers. The Apprentices and trainees 2014 December quarter report shows that the decline in the number of people in training that […]

VBA Announces Audit Program on Non-Compliant Cladding

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has today used its performance audit powers in the next stage of its inquiry to ensure that buildings have been built with compliant cladding.

As outlined in the attached latest news item, available on the VBA website, the regulator has identified some 170 buildings that it will immediately target as […]