Monthly Archives: August 2018

SA Data Wrap – Construction activity hits a new peak, labour market steady

In this edition of the Data Wrap we briefly review the latest data releases in respect of construction activity, the labour market, wages and the Local Government Price Index.
Construction activity rises to record level
Data released by the ABS yesterday shows that the construction industry in South Australia remains in good health overall. The total volume […]

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SA Data Wrap – Construction conditions remain healthy despite York Civil’s voluntary administration

The news earlier this week that SA construction company York Civil has gone into voluntary administration came as a surprise, particularly considering that various indicators point to generally healthy conditions in the South Australian construction sector. In our latest Economic Briefing Report, we concluded that activity in the SA construction sector rose strongly over the […]

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New Report: Supporting people in social housing gain and maintain employment

The Sax Institute has published the findings of an evidence check review prepared jointly by SACES and the Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning (CHURP) at the University of Adelaide.  The review identified empirical evidence of the effectiveness of measures to encourage and assist social housing tenants into paid employment. It also assessed the […]

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August 2018 Briefing and Luncheon Featuring Dr John Hewson AM

The SA Centre for Economic Studies of the University of Adelaide is pleased to invite Corporate Members and their guests to the August 2018 Economic Briefing presentation and luncheon. The luncheon will be held at The Intercontinental Adelaide, North Terrace, next Wednesday, 8 August, from 12:00 noon.
The function includes a presentation on the situation and […]

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