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Commitment to our Clients and the Construction Industry

Oct 2020

Australia needs a sustainable construction industry with enough capability, capacity and skills to deliver and leverage the social and economic benefits of construction stimulus spending. A sustainable industry is also a more productive industry, able to achieve increased output for the same investment. This document is ACA's Commitment to our Clients and the Construction Industry.

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Constructing the Future

Oct 2020

The Framework for a Sustainable Construction Industry, detailed in this document, outlines such a holistic approach and details a clear way forward for the industry for the betterment of all.

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Sustaining the infrastructure industry

Oct 2020

Last year, Infrastructure Australia released their 2019 Infrastructure Audit. The audit investigated the major challenges for infrastructure in Australia over the next 15 years but specifically did not identify any solutions to these challenges and instead called on industry to make submissions containing recommendations as to how this could be achieved. This report is our considered response to Infrastructure Australia’s request for submissions.

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Australian Constructors Association response to Infrastructure NSW scorecard

Oct 2020

In 2018, Infrastructure New SouthWales Government launched an Action Plan for construction in the state, which included a 10 Point Commitment to the construction sector developed with the intent of Government and the Industry coming together to improve the capability and capacity of the construction sector. This document is ACA's response.

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Project Life Greenfields Agreements

Nov 2019

The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) and the Australian Constructors Association (ACA) welcome the opportunity to make a submission to the Attorney-General’s Department discussion paper on: Attracting major infrastructure, resources and energy projects to increase employment - Project life greenfields agreements.

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Sustainable Site Facilities Requirements

May 2019

Site office accommodation and facilities are essential provisions for all construction works. If sustainability performance is not considered adequately in their design and operation, then a significant amount of energy and resources are wasted, and the productivity of the workers will also be affected.

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Emergency Planning Meter

Mar 2019

A positive performance measurement tool used to assess the emergency planning and preparedness of an operational commercial construction site by walking around the project and observing items from a pre-determined list.

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Emergency Planning & Preparedness Audit Tool

Mar 2019

An audit tool that can be used to verify documented emergency response requirements are in place on an operational construction site based on legal and other requirements of Australian standards.

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Guideline For Emergency Planning

Mar 2019

A Guideline for emergency planning on commercial construction projects including leading practice initiatives.

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Permit To Work System Training For Supervisors Managing Hot Works

Nov 2018

A Permit To Work is a key part of a Permit To Work System and is a means of communicating between site management, supervisors and workers who carry out the high risk work to identify the hazards related to the work and the precautions to be taken by workers to safely complete the high risk work.

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