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ACI Construction Briefs

A fortnightly communication highlighting key updates related to Australia's construction industry.

6 November 2017

ACI Construction Brief: ACI Construction Monitor Released – public infrastructure puffs its chest

23 October 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Another Energy Policy

9 October 2017

ACI Construction Brief: What can the Catalonians teach us about Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation

26 September 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Global & Domestic Outlook for Construction Sector

11 September 2017

ACI Construction Brief: China’s Debts Cast a Shadow

28 August 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Economic Growth and Mortgage Stress

15 August 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Stamp Duty to Dampen Foreign Investment

31 July 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Boom in apartments has not solved affordability problem, yet

17 July 2017

ACI Construction Brief: With a little help from our friends

3 July 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Census Consensus

19 June 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Energy costs continue to put pressure on domestic manufacturing

5 June 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Non-residential building stages a comeback

22 May 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Budget 2017/18: Housing is the name of the game

8 May 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Can public infrastructure investment be Australia’s next growth driver?

26 April 2017

ACI Construction Brief: The IMF and Australia’s growth drivers

27 March 2017

ACI Construction Brief: The Trump gets trumped...

14 March 2017

ACI Construction Brief: The RBA keeps interest rates on hold, but could a big spend by President Trump shift the interest rate goal posts?

27 February 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Australia’s 2 + 1 policy focus

13 February 2017

ACI Construction Brief: RBA on a road to nowhere

30 January 2017

ACI Construction Brief: Further signs that peak in new dwelling starts has been passed

16 January 2017

ACI Construction Brief: The imminent arrival of ‘the Trump’ …

19 December 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Weaker construction weighs on economy in September quarter

5 December 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Approvals and New Home Sales touch Two-Year Lows

24 November 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Latest HIA Outlooks predict 2018 trough for new home building

7 November 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Good news for September New Home Sales

24 October 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Fresh cyclical high for detached house starts!

10 October 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Growth Ahoy for Non-Residential Construction!

27 September 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Things to start turning for non-residential construction?

12 September 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Let’s not beat ourselves up too much

29 August 2016

ACI Construction Brief: The residential building star continued to burn brightly in the June quarter

18 August 2016

ACI Construction Brief: New low for interest rates - good news for construction?

1 August 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Construction will continue to power the economy in 2016/17

18 July 2016

ACI Construction Brief: The results are finally in…

4 July 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Election 2016: Hung Parliament for Australia?

20 June 2016 

ACI Construction Brief: Brexit anybody?

6 June 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Where is the road ahead for construction?

23 May 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Interest rates: more reductions on the way?

2 May 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Infrastructure’s the word as Budgets start to roll out

18 April 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Building activity: can ressie hand on the baton to non-res?

4 April 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Victoria leads the field for non-residential construction

21 March 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Is non-res construction set to take over from new home building?

7 March 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Households get their mojo back: consumption provides a boost to growth

22 February 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Taking a long term perspective on Australia’s housing needs

8 February 2016

ACI Construction Brief: The RBA is in wait and see mode

25 January 2016

ACI Construction Brief: Is the world falling apart?

11 January 2016

ACI Construction Brief: New Year – but old worries resurface

14 December 2015

ACI Construction Brief – Rate hikes – who’d have thought?!

30 November 2015

ACI Construction Brief – Recalibrating our expectations?

16 November 2015

ACI Construction Brief – Confidence amid changing conditions

2 November 2015

ACI Construction Brief - The ‘Will they, won’t they’ interest rate game…

19 October 2015

ACI Construction Brief - ABS: Record year for new dwelling construction in 2014/15

6 October 2015

ACI Construction Brief - The construction updates are rolling in

21 September 2015

ACI Construction Brief - Labour market holds up well despite gloomy headlines

7 September 2015

ACI Construction Brief - The bears have come out of the woods for Spring

24 August 2015

ACI Construction Brief - Construction and the wider economy to have pulse checked

10 August 2015

ACI Construction Brief - ACI Forecasts New Home Building Peak in mid-2015

27 July 2015
ACI Construction Brief - If at first you don’t grow faster, well … you’re about average…

13 July 2015
ACI Construction Brief - China’s Stockmarket Woes – does it matter for Australia?

29 June 2015
ACI Construction Brief - NSW ‘budgets’ on a construction boom

15 June 2015
ACI Construction Brief -  It’s not all Gloom in Non-Residential Construction

1 June 2015
ACI Construction Brief - A flurry of economic information is telling us … what?!?

18 May 2015
ACI Construction Brief - Monetary and Fiscal Stimulus - what will confidence do now?

4 May 2015
ACI Construction Brief - There’s a Federal Budget approaching …

20 April 2015
ACI Construction Brief - Is the labour market taking a turn for the better?

 7 April 2015
ACI Construction Brief - Iron ore tumble to force RBA’s hand?

23 March 2015
ACI Construction Brief - Central banks ‘speak out’

10 March 2015
ACI Construction Brief - New Housing keeps Economic Growth Ticking

23 February 2015
ACI Construction Brief - Summer 2015 Outlook – Housing the Star

9 February 2015
ACI Construction Brief - Interest Rates Down to New Low & Set to Fall Further

27 January 2015
ACI Construction Brief - Dwelling Commencements Hit All-Time High

12 January 2015
ACI Construction Brief - Residential Building Approvals Reach All-Time High in November

15 December 2014
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1 December 2014
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17 November 2014
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3 November 2014
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