Councils in flood-affected areas of WA will be allowed to use their own workforce and equipment to repair flood damaged infrastructure and still access disaster relief funding. CCF WA wants to hear from members who believe their businesses could be affected by this decision.
CCF WA has welcomed a Federal Government initiative to clearly identify ‘good debt’ used for infrastructure investment and has suggested that the Western Australian Government take a similar approach. With major asset sales off the agenda, debt financing of infrastructure can help build the vital infrastructure that will make WA more productive and competitive, and a better place to live.
CCF WA is seeking expressions of interest from contractors in a new course designed to improve knowledge and develop best practice in concrete pipe installation.
Registrations are now open for the 2017 CCF Australian Infrastructure Summit which will be held in Canberra on 20-21 November . This year’s event will also incorporate Australia’s most prestigious civil construction awards night, the CCF National Earth Awards.