Entries by Sue Bruce

AUSTRALIAN LEADERS TALKING TRASH WITH RECYCLING EXPERTS (FED)

8th August 2017

MELBOURNE – Just under 2,000 waste management professionals, business leaders and government representatives will take ‘trash talking’ to a new level this month – participating in the eighth annual Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE).

The event showcases the most innovative products and technology in waste management and brings together leaders and […]

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES TO BENEFIT FROM $9.5 BILLION IN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS (SA)

2nd August 2017

Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan says more South Australian businesses are set to benefit from the State Government’s record investment in infrastructure with a briefing for industry on infrastructure projects tomorrow. The session will promote opportunities available as a result of the Government’s $9.5 billion infrastructure investment over the next four […]

APPRENTICE AND TRAINEE COMPLETION RATES INCREASE (FED)

3rd August 2017

The proportion of apprentices and trainees completing their training has increased to 61.4% according to the latest data released by the National Centre for Vocational and Education Training (NCVER).

Data in Completion and attrition rates for apprentices and trainees 2016 are calculated by tracking the outcomes of apprentices and trainees who started […]

SYDNEY’S WEST FACES 72,000 DWELLINGS WITH NO SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE OR AFFORDABLE HOUSING (NSW)

25th July 2017

Shadow Minister for Planning and Infrastructure Michael Daley has today slammed the Government for making a complete mess of planning across Sydney with tens of thousands of new homes announced without affordable housing targets or extra funding for infrastructure. Priority Growth Areas and Priority Precincts are a NSW Government scheme which allows […]

STRONG DEMAND FOR TRADIES IN EAST COAST CITIES (FED)

26th July 2017

“Even a slow-down in building activity has not yet led to an oversupply of tradies in the building industry, particularly in east coast capital cities,” stated HIA’s Principal Economist, Tim Reardon. The HIA Trades Report provides a quarterly review of the availability of skilled trades and any price pressures on trades operating […]

JOBS BOOST FOR SA AS SKYCITY COMMITS TO $330 MILLION EXPANSION (SA)

26th July 2017

Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Stephen Mullighan, says another milestone has been reached in the redevelopment of the Festival Plaza precinct with SkyCity Entertainment today committing to a $330 million expansion of the Adelaide Casino. “This is the final component in the transformation of a long-neglected space into a world-class destination in […]

NATIONAL CITIES PERFORMANCE FRAMEWORK MUST MEASURE THE TREND TO URBAN LIVING (FED)

20th July 2017

The National Cities Performance Framework issued by Federal Cities Minister Angus Taylor is an excellent initiative to ensure more data is available to measure city performance but more measures are needed on urban apartment living, says the Urban Taskforce,

“The National Cities Performance Framework sets out many important measures that are essential […]