Submission to Brisbane City Council Draft Brisbane Economic Development Plan
The CRC for Construction Innovation supports the Economic Development Plan, for Brisbane City Council. However a number of challenges exist that need to be addressed as they have the capacity to negatively impact upon the plan. These include:
o The increased population growth in the local government areas surrounding Brisbane is likely to place considerable pressure upon Brisbane’s infrastructure (transport, roads, water and industrial waste disposal) o The cost of addressing this increased pressure is not likely to be matched by increasing revenue from domestic rates o Intergovernmental relationships (both with the State Government and adjacent Local Government Authorities) are critical for the achievement of the infrastructure aspects of the strategic plan. o The ongoing skills shortage will exacerbate the existing backlog of infrastructure projects, which are required to support jobs growth.
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|Keywords:||Brisbane City Council, Development Plan, Construction|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Research Centres > CRC Construction Innovation
Current > Research Centres > Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||04 May 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||04 Apr 2011 04:17|
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