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Reimagining Australia’s Future Infrastructure

Australia’s infrastructure isn’t sufficient to meet the expected increase in population. This means we have to think now about what kind of infrastructure Australia needs in the decades to come. NAB Chairman Ken Henry was joined by infrastructure industry experts and leading thinkers to discuss the issues that are central to securing Australia’s future infrastructure.

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Australian infrastructure: Better Infrastructure Initiative

Conversations about the role infrastructure plays often begins from the perspective of what we don’t yet have, what doesn’t work well, and how much more money we need to deliver better outcomes. NAB believes we are better served by reframing that conversation into one which first acknowledges the wealth of the existing infrastructure framework.

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Bulk Commodities Outlook: April 2017

Short term spike in coking coal masks softer trend for bulks.

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NAB Quarterly Australian Commercial Property Survey: Q1 2017

Sentiment in commercial property markets continues to vary widely across states.

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IN FOCUS: Infrastructure

Australia’s infrastructure isn’t sufficient to meet the expected increase in population. This means we have to think now about what kind of infrastructure Australia needs in the decades to come. NAB Chairman Ken Henry was joined by infrastructure industry experts and leading thinkers to discuss the issues that are central to securing Australia’s future infrastructure.

Australia and Canada are both running infrastructure deficits and require significant investment to continue to foster economic activity and maintain core social services. NAB’s Chief Customer Officer (Acting) – Corporate & Institutional Banking discusses the key area of infrastructure that Australia needs to do better: funding.

Mornington Peninsula Shire is investing an estimated $9.5 million in emissions reduction projects over the next five years as part of a far-reaching plan to generate a cleaner and greener environment as well as operational savings.

Conversations about the role infrastructure plays often begins from the perspective of what we don’t yet have, what doesn’t work well, and how much more money we need to deliver better outcomes. NAB believes we are better served by reframing that conversation into one which first acknowledges the wealth of the existing infrastructure framework.

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

After some mis-communication in March, ECB President Mario Draghi chose his words especially carefully and stuck to his script at his post ECB press conference overnight.

It has been a relative quiet session in markets with US politics dominating the headlines.

Sentiment in commercial property markets continues to vary widely across states.

Short term spike in coking coal masks softer trend for bulks.

Australians remain highly anxious. While having more money might solve some of our concerns, it would do little to solve some of the biggest detractors of wellbeing. But, it could help close the “wellbeing gap” between high and low income earners.

Markets have rallied hard on the back of the French Presidential elections on Sunday.

The final results of the first round of voting in the French presidential election aren’t yet confirmed.

A fair bit of news to digest overnight, and some market price action across currencies, bonds and equities to accompany it.

Australia’s infrastructure isn’t sufficient to meet the expected increase in population. This means we have to think now about what kind of infrastructure Australia needs in the decades to come. NAB Chairman Ken Henry was joined by infrastructure industry experts and leading thinkers to discuss the issues that are central to securing Australia’s future infrastructure.

China’s income inequality improving but still some long term challenges.

The NAB Quarterly Business Survey generally paints an encouraging picture of both current business activity and the outlook.

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