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August 2014 - Health & Safety Culture

Aug 2014

The project aims to create a framework, and assessment tool to support the measurement and benchmarking of cultural drivers of H&S in the Australian construction industry.

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August 2014 - ACA Safety Initiative Overview

Aug 2014

An overview of the ACA Safety Initiative, including updates on core areas such as: Safety Culture, Safety by Design, and Leadership Capabilities.

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June 2014 - Scope For Improvement

Jun 2014

Reflects on how well the Australian construction and infrastructure industry is responding to challenges and provides guidance on approaches to resolving issues.

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May Submission on Emissions Reduction White Paper

May 2014

Response to the Emissions Reduction Fund White Paper. Addresses Australia’s emissions, the unique nature of the construction industry and the difficulties that the industry will have in engaging with the ERF scheme.

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Construction Outlook - May 2014

May 2014

A bi-annual survey, providing an excellent barometer on the state of the engineering and non-residential building sectors – on a national and key market basis.

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April Submission to the Victorian Government on Drugs, Alcohol and Security

Apr 2014

The ACA responds to the Victorian Construction Code Compliance Unit invitation for public consultation on proposed drug and alcohol and site security amendments to the Implementation Guidelines to the Victorian Code of Practice for the Building and Construction Industry.

April Submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Infrastructure Costs

Apr 2014

The ACA responds to the draft Report released by the Productivity Commission on 13 March 2014, as part of the Commission’s Inquiry into public infrastructure financing, costs and productivity.

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April Submission to the House of Representatives Inquiry into Infrastructure Planning and Procurement

Apr 2014

In this submission, the ACA makes recommendations focused upon advancing structural change to the way governments approach the development and approval processes impacting on the implementation of infrastructure projects.

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7 March Major Infrastructure Projects – Costs and Productivity Issues

Mar 2014

This report seeks to provide some evidence in relation to construction sector costs and productivity in the delivery of public infrastructure projects to inform the current Productivity Commission inquiry.

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February Submission On Emissions Reduction Green Paper

Feb 2014

ACA’s approach in this submission is predicated on the fact that the ACA considers that the Government’s preferred approach, as outlined in the Green Paper, does not contemplate the unique emissions profile of the construction industry and the difficulties that the industry will have in engaging with the scheme as proposed.

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