chapter  5
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CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION AND PUBLIC POLICY IN AUSTRALIA

Over the past few years there has been rapidly growing interest in developing a more robust, internationally competitive construction sector in Australia2. All major stakeholders are involved in associated initiatives-industry, government, research sector and interest groups. There has been a significant improvement in the level and quality of communication between major stakeholders, which is yielding initiatives that promise to lift future sector performance. However, it is early days yet and concrete improvements are modest at this stage. The performance of Australia’s construction sector remains far short of its potential.