Funding the infrastructure of tomorrow
This report sets out the need to continue to invest in new roads, public transport, schools and hospitals, to address infrastructure inequality. The authors propose that governments set a stable level of investment and build a long term pipeline of work around these allocations.
Rethinking redundancy for the automation age
Automation is changing the way we work. While new innovations are essential to improve productivity, often the incorporation of new tech into workplaces pushes Australians out of work – sometimes permanently. This report explores how overdue reforms to Australia’s redundancy framework can provide a smoother...
Bridging Queensland’s digital divide
This report explores the state of digital inclusion in Queensland, showing the state falls behind a number of other Australian jurisdictions on aggregate measures of digital inclusion.
Build it here: the economic cost of offshoring major transport projects in New South Wales
This report quantifies the forgone local economic activity to New South Wales resulting from offshoring major projects, through an examination of six major procurements made by the NSW government.
Options paper: incentivising tradeswork and shiftwork post COVID-19
This report examines the experience of the trades and shift-work segments of the workforce during COVID-19, and outlines a policy agenda that will provide support for these professions so that they remain an attractive career in future.