Negative Gearing Debate

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Summary:Negative gearing is a taxation incentive built on an outdated system. If the removal of negative gearing were to come from a top down approach, the impacts could be detrimental. Looking from the bottom up, local council codes and building industry codes are still stuck in a generation that was.  If codes/regulations were to change and […]

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What Is Your Time Cost?

When we consider the amount of time it takes to contribute to an new idea, a community chapter, a business project, making a call or sending an email, all this time adds up. It is not just time spent doing these activities but the time and space it takes to ‘get your head into it’.This […]

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Qld Construction Declines

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Based on the latest data, total Qld construction activity decreased by 21.9% over 2015.Over the 2016 fiscal year Queensland construction activity is projected to decline by $5 billion. This will partially offset with a $3.6 billion rise in the level of construction activity in 2017. The average annual growth rate for total construction from 2013 […]

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Leadership is not Pro Forma

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Today, the pace of change is breaking every speed record.For leaders to stay in front, they have to be faster than change itself. Its not a case of changing with the times; leaders change the times. An analysis of BrandAsset Valuator shows that only two of the top 21 brand leaders from 21 years ago, […]

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New and Emerging Technology

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The funding to the Clean Energy Finance Corp set up by the Gillard government in 2012, is having cuts by the Abbott government to make way for ‘new and emerging technologies’.Lets take a look at a perspective here: – Solar is still an emerging technology: Solar panels are not new anymore, however the spin off […]

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