Small business subbies to get paid faster under NSW Govt…

  • January 27, 2021
  • FENCiT
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has commended the NSW Government for its new pilot program that will see some small business subcontractors get paid in...

Grants to fund innovative re-use and recycling projects

  • November 23, 2020
  • FENCiT
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is calling for innovative and new projects looking for ways to re-use discarded materials to make new products or for new uses, and for...

Australian PBI: Business conditions slump again in September 2020

  • October 7, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Business Index (Australian PBI) fell by 4.5 points to 38.1 in September 2020, pointing to a further contraction in activity and at an...

Relaxing lending rules will drive home ownership and the economy

  • September 25, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Governments plan to improve access to finance is necessary and the move will not only help thousands of new home buyers get into their first home sooner but will...

COVID-19 impact on population growth and housing powerful call to…

  • September 22, 2020
  • FENCiT
The latest research report from the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) on the impact of COVID-19 on population growth and housing is a welcome contribution to policy thinking,...

HomeBuilder Keeps December Quarter Afloat

  • September 16, 2020
  • FENCiT
“New Home Sales data released today (16 September 2020) confirms that HomeBuilder will support building activity and protect jobs in the December 2020 quarter,” commented HIA Chief Economist, Tim Reardon....

WA leading Australia's COVID-19 economic recovery

  • September 9, 2020
  • FENCiT
Western Australia's economy is continuing to bounce back solidly behind its hard border, with new Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data released showing 88 per cent of jobs in the...

Industry welcomes the introduction of the JobKeeper Extension Bill into…

  • August 27, 2020
  • FENCiT
"Industry welcomes the introduction into Parliament today (August 26 2020) of a Bill to extend the operation of the JobKeeper scheme and the short-term flexibility measures in the Fair Work...

Building for Tomorrow program a key feature of economic recovery

  • August 24, 2020
  • FENCiT
The WA Government is building Western Australia's economy back-up from the pandemic by embarking on Building for Tomorrow, the biggest transport infrastructure program WA has seen. The Building for Tomorrow...