Topic: Infrastructure

Investment in new and existing roads, ports, power supplies, buildings, airports and rail links are key priorities for Australia’s state, territory and federal governments.

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Shelter from the storm

Peter Drysdale and Eroni Puamau are revolutionising housing in a cyclone-prone Fijian village, writes Ivan Ah Sam.

5 infrastructure focus points for building Australia’s future

As Australia’s capital cities get set to grow by 50 per cent over the next 15 years, getting infrastructure investment right is a priority. Philip Davies FAICD, CEO of Infrastructure Australia, explor...

Blueprint for Growth: government progress and missed opportunities

The 2017 Blueprint for Growth called for urgent action on a number of national reforms. The AICD’s Elizabeth Proust AO FAICD and Stephen Walters MAICD discuss recent government progress on these areas...

An important partnership

Australia is a very sophisticated market for infrastructure with world-class investors and enormous capability, but its success depends on collaboration, writes Domini Stuart.

Director Sentiment Index: First Half 2017

The results from the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ latest Director Sentiment Index show that Australia’s business leaders are more confident at the beginning of 2017 than they have been i...

Business Leaders Bullish Ahead of Budget

Australia’s business leaders are more confident than they’ve been in six years, according to a survey of more than 1,100 company directors released today by the Australian Institute of Company Directo...

4 keys to fixing Australia’s infrastructure

Australia’s creaking infrastructure will crimp economic growth in the future unless urgent action is taken, warns AICD Chief Economist Stephen Walters.

The time for tinkering is over

The AICD last week released its latest Blueprint for Growth, a comprehensive plan to help boost productivity. With economic problems mounting, it is time to stop tinkering around the edges and get ser...

Governance of the Nation: A Blueprint for Growth 2017

The second edition of the AICD’s national reform agenda, Governance of the Nation: A Blueprint for Growth 2017, calls on Australia’s political and business leaders to take action to end policy and go...

National Reforms Needed to Break Policy Paralysis

Australia’s political and business leaders need to take comprehensive action to end policy and governance paralysis, in order to boost productivity and ensure Australia can face global economic and so...
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