Bruce Highway Upgrade

Bruce Highway

The Bruce Highway is the gateway to northern Queensland, so you don’t need to live in the state to have experienced sitting in heavy traffic, stuck on your way to the family holiday of your dreams. The widening of the Bruce Highway is both long overdue and welcomed by Australians and tourists.

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Australian Nuclear Energy Inquiry

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The nuclear disasters in Chernobyl and Fukushima are fresh in the minds of many Australians. Geographically distant, yet the images that splashed across our television screens caused a groundswell of close, collective horror. Even now, some thirty years since Chernobyl, and Fukushima, almost a decade, public fear over nuclear power plants and reactors remain high.

The Commonwealth of Australia currently bans nuclear energy and has done since 19981. Recently, however, submissions were invited for an inquiry into the consideration of future nuclear energy generations in Australia.

What does the inquiry mean for asset management in the energy sector?

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Tunnelling – it’s not all boring!


Melbourne’s underground transport network is a creeping network. For those of us above-ground, we take little notice that, when standing in the CBD, there is so much going on beneath the surface. Because we give nary a second thought to the network underfoot, equally forgivable is the fact that most of us probably don’t know the half of what is involved with tunnelling itself.

So, is there more to making a tunnel than burrowing? You betcha there is!

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Themes of Asset Management

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During the Asset Management Council’s recent Asset Management in Government Symposium, held on Friday 4th October at the Pan Pacific Melbourne on the picturesque South Wharf, there were key themes that sprang from each speaker. Read on to learn more about the day and the speakers’ themes.

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A fantastic day spent in asset management

Symposium BlogIt is Friday 4th October at Pan Pacific Melbourne, a beautiful venue on South Wharf. The Asset Management Council is holding the annual Asset Management in Government Symposium. Delegates number over 130, with attendees from across the nation in both government departments and the private sector. The room is buzzing with anticipation. People mingle; some make new introductions, others reconnect.

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