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People at the heart of good urban planning

Visit any Australian capital city today and it’s clear we’re in the midst of an infrastructure boom focused on improving our transport networks. Sydney has it’s $40bn plus investment in metro, light rail and motorways; Melbourne, its metro expansion and highway upgrades; Perth, the Metronet expansion; Brisbane, progress on the Metro and Cross River Rail projects. Even Canberra is building its first ever Light Rail.

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Naval spend a potential gold mine for South Australian economy

New economic projections released by PwC today show that if the Australian Government’s expectation of at least 60% South Australian industry content for the $90 billion naval shipbuilding programme is met, it would boost South Australia’s Gross State Product (GSP) by an extra $134.4 billion over the life of the construction programme.

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Update on Voluntary Administration of Ostwald Bros Group

The Administrators of Ostwald Bros Pty Ltd (‘the Group’) and related entities applied to the Supreme Court of Queensland for a two month extension of the convening period for the second meeting of creditors on the basis that more time is required to deliver the best outcome for creditors.

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PwC strengthens foothold in Asia Pacific

PwC today announced that it is boosting its stronghold in the Asia Pacific region. An enhanced collaborative structure will enable PwC member firms in the region to more easily provide integrated business solutions and deep industry expertise to businesses seeking growth in one of the most promising and fastest growing regions in the world.

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Corporate Australia urgently needs Asia knowledge and skills

Corporate Australia urgently needs business leaders that understand and are experienced with Asia if the nation’s top companies are to thrive in the future, ground-breaking new research undertaken by Asialink Business, with the support of PwC and the Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML), released today reveals.

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Bank earnings bounce back, but uncertain outlook requires focus on operating models

Headline cash earnings at Australia’s four major banks for the six months to March grew by 4.6 percent to deliver $15.7 billion, a turnaround from the 2016 full-year results where the banks experienced their first earnings fall since the financial crisis.

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The gender pay gap: a 40 year problem to solve across the OECD

Steady progress continues to be made in OECD countries towards greater female economic empowerment, but the gender pay gap continues to be a major issue with the average OECD woman still earning 15 per cent less than her male counterpart, despite becoming better qualified.

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Stacey O'Dea
Head of Corporate Affairs, PwC Australia
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