The decision by Bunnings to stop selling Australian timber sourced from VicForests is disappointing and wrong.
Over 6258 Home Improvement Scheme Vouchers (HIS) have hit the construction sector equating to over $50 million in the value of approved works.
The Thodey Report provides a welcome perspective on options to overhaul federal-state financial relations and tax reform, but limits the prospect of meaningful reform by ruling out an enhanced GST as the mechanism to remove stamp duty and therefore boost the economy.
Mark Vassella, BlueScope Managing Director and CEO, discusses how Australia needs to sharpen the focus on its anti-dumping regime if it wants to keep a domestic manufacturing sector as the nation recovers from the coronavirus.
“Building approvals in May (2020) fell by 16.4 per cent nationally as the impact of COVID-19 restrictions impeded the flow of new building projects to be undertaken”, stated HIA Economist Angela Lillicrap.
Seasonally adjusted employment decreased by 227,700 people between April and May 2020, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
As part of the NSW Government’s economic stimulus package we are waiving a range of licence and permit fees for 12 months.
An advocacy agenda released by a coalition of industry bodies is calling on governments to make every building count in Australia’s economic recovery.
The June 2020 edition of THE FENCE magazine is out now!
The tender for the upgrades to the cattle yards at the Southern Regional Livestock Exchange (SRLX) is now open. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk, Mr Barry Paull said the request for tender follows consultation undertaken with key stakeholders at the Council-managed facility.