Tag: development

Education & Skilling

Infrastructure

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Planning & Design

Risks that universities should consider when structuring a PBSA transaction

In a bid to become more competitive and attract and retain those all-important international students, many universities are now accelerating the development of their on-campus accommodation. And with the current attractiveness of the debt and equity market, there has never been a better time to monetize existing accommodation assets or gain assistance from the private sector to develop…

28 Oct 2016, by Informa Australia

Community Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

Mental Health Conference 2015 – Event Highlights

The 3rd Annual National Mental Health Conference in November 2015 has been a great success. A comprehensive 2 day program welcomed 25 high-calibre speakers with a vast range of knowledge and experience of the mental health sector, including keynote presentations from David Butt, CEO & Commissioner for the National Mental Health Commission and John Feneley,…

7 Dec 2015, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Rail

Rinehart pulls trigger on Roy Hill project

Gina Rinehart has reportedly ramped up major construction on the Roy Hill iron-ore mining project, resulting in a massive influx of workers at the site. There are now estimated to be 1,700 people at the Pilbara project, despite Rinehart not having final approval on deals over the debt package used to fund development, The West…

16 Jan 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Australia ‘at the forefront’ of fracking development

Australia has been posited as the top destination for fracking development, beating stiff competition from a number of international rivals. New analysis from Lux Research noted that while North America has led the charge before now, the rest of the world is keen to get on board by taking advantage of shale gas and tight…

9 Jan 2014, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

Australia’s top influential women in 2013 revealed

Australia's most influential women have been recognised for their leadership skills at a recent ceremony. The Australian Financial Review (AFR) and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards 2013 applauded the efforts of female leaders across a variety of sectors, including business, philanthropy, research and not for profits. Skin cancer researcher Adele Green was the overall…

24 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia

Maritime

Mining & Resources

How can SA benefit from new developments in the resource sector?

In the lead up to our 7th Annual Mining South Australia Conference, we will be showcasing 3 editions of interviews with the event’s key supporter organisations: Civil Contractors Federation SA, Whyalla Chamber of Commerce & Industry, South Australia Freight Council, Port Pirie Regional Council & Whyalla City Council. In this third and last edition, we asked…

20 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

Industry Insights: What strategies will we see for NSW Ports?

By Paul Zalai*, Director, Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) We have interesting days ahead with Hutchison operating as the third stevedore at Port Botany and incumbent stevedores (DP World and Patrick) continuing to invest in equipment to improve efficiency. With the cap on the port’s container throughput removed as a part of the 99 year…

30 Jul 2013, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

Transport infrastructure: Focus on Victoria

It’s been an interesting few months for transport in Victoria with debate on both sides of politics unravelling different perspectives on the needs of Victorian residents. Federal transport Minister Anthony Albanese has committed funding for the Melbourne Metro rail link, while Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has committed funding for the controversial East West Link. Transport…

19 Jul 2013, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Better transport for regional development

The efficient movement of passengers and goods is of pivotal importance for Australia’s regional towns and cities. The provision of transport infrastructure and services for local communities supports economic development, promotes growth and leads to improved well-being. Regional Transport 2012 will take a closer look at the long-term passenger and freight transport requirements to support the advancement…

11 Jan 2012, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Better transport for regional development

The efficient movement of passengers and goods is of pivotal importance for Australia’s regional towns and cities. The provision of transport infrastructure and services for local communities supports economic development, promotes growth and leads to improved well-being. Regional Transport 2012 will take a closer look at the long-term passenger and freight transport requirements to support…

11 Jan 2012, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Regional Airports face unique challenges

Developing and implementing a strategic direction for regional airports often poses major challenges for local government operators. We had the chance to speak with Ben Hargreaves* about key aspects that need to be considered when it comes to regional airport development and how playing at the strength of regional communities can help formulating a vision…

8 Jul 2011, by Informa Australia