The scourge of bureaucratic “make work”

The scourge of bureaucratic “make work”

An Internationally based colleague who spent some time in Australia, most graciously sent me a provocative reply to one of my recent posts. He raised the issue of Australian Engineering & Construction companies large and small suffering from the effects of excess...
Engineering Capability in the Public Sector – how well is this being managed?

Engineering Capability in the Public Sector – how well is this being managed?

What you will learn: Since the 1980s, Public Sector engineering departments have undergone a dramatic shift in capacity……“The core of the issue is a dramatic ‘hollowing out’ of government engineering as successive Governments have driven a strategy of outsourcing to...
WestConnex Roads Project or 2nd Rail Harbour Crossing – which would you choose?

WestConnex Roads Project or 2nd Rail Harbour Crossing – which would you choose?

What you will learn: The WestConnex project continues to attract heavy criticism from many quarters, particularly in relation to the in excess of $11Bn price tag. Sydney’s public transport network is also attracting significant expenditure and it is widely accepted...