“The release of $1.5 billion from the Federal government previously earmarked for East West Link, and the disagreement about contingencies placed on its approved use for Victorian infrastructure by the Turnbull Government highlight the way partisan politics are hobbling progress on delivering urgent infrastructure for the state,” Master Builders Association of Victoria CEO Radley de Silva said.
Building and construction see jump in business starts
Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows a strong increase in the number of new building and construction.
Signs of renewed confidence in the Victorian housing market
Victoria’s strong building approvals performance coincides with the notable improvement in its house prices.