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ACIF FORECASTS THE OUTLOOK FOR CONSTRUCTION IS ‘STEADY AS SHE GOES’

The latest industry forecasts indicate that building and construction work activity in 2018-19 will fall by 5% to $239 billion. The outlook for building and construction activity will be finely balanced, with the current uptick in Non-Residential Building activity combined with surging Engineering Construction activity expected to largely offset the downturn in Residential Building activity.

“The recent upturn in […]

THE NATIONAL PRESIDENT – MONTH THAT WAS

14 May 2019

This has been a busy time for institute activities, our Chapters are well advanced on preparations for the various Professional Excellence Awards presentation events. In the last few weeks our AIB representation and promotion opportunities have seen a bit of travel for both the CEO and myself.

We have also looked at […]

2019 POLICY PRIORITIES OF ACIF

The Australian Construction Industry Forum calls on Australia’s political parties to consider and adopt ACIF’s policy priorities.

 

The Australian construction industry employs over 1.2 million Australians, and in 2017-18 had a turnover of $248 billion.

Therefore, the construction industry is one of the main drivers of the Australian economy and its productivity and success […]

MESSAGE FROM THE CEO

I trust you had a relaxing Easter Break – perhaps a chance to get that last bit of warmth before winter really starts to take a grip.

I have been speaking to a few of the judges of this year’s Professional Excellence Awards around the country who have passed comment about the excellent quality of […]

MESSAGE FROM THE CEO

DesignBUILD is Australia’s leading event for Architecture, Building, Construction and Design professionals.

Taking place on 14-16 May at the Sydney International Convention Centre, DesignBUILD brings together over 7,000 professionals in the industry. From architects & designers to building contractors as well as specialists and senior industry decision makers, it is a significant […]