Sydney Labour Productivity

Where are Australia’s most productive workers?

An article in the Sydney Morning Herald on Sunday discussed where Australia's most productive workers are located.

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Using city shaping transport infrastructure to improve metropolitan productivity and planning

SGS Principal and Partner Andrew McDougall presented "Using ‘city shaping’ transport infrastructure to improve metropolitan productivity and planning" at the Asia Pacific Forum for the establishment of an Urban Infrastructure Network: Developing and Financing Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future, held in Melbourne on September 1 2014.

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Older job seekers 'remain unemployed for longer'

SGS Associate, Dr Marcia Keegan,  presented on the options for sustaining workforce participation to retirement age, at a forum held by Australian National University on Wednesday. Marcia's presentation looked at the the policy options which could increase employment opportunities for mature age workers, and grow their superannuation balances.

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Terry Rawnsley presents at Procurement Australia Annual Conference

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SGS part of project team appointed for western section of East West Link

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss, Victorian Treasurer Michael O’Brien and Minister for Roads and Public Transport Terry Mulder, announced yesterday that a team led by Ernst and Young have been appointed as the Government's Commercial & Financial Adviser for the $8-10 billion East...

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SGS Principal, Terry Rawnsley, presents at AITPM conference in Adelaide

SGS Principal, Terry Rawnsley, presented on the economic and land use impacts of transport projects at the 2014 AITPM National Traffic and Transport Conference in Adelaide this week.

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SGS Principal Andrew McDougall to share expertise at National Growth Areas Alliance congress

Andrew McDougall, SGS Principal and Partner, will be a Workshop Expert and a member of the Cross Sectional Panel at the National Growth Areas Alliance's national congress "Growth That Works: creating next generation industry and jobs in outer urban Australia", to be held in Adelaide, SA from 15-17 October 2014

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SGS Welcomes Dr Marcia Keegan

SGS is pleased to announce a new Associate, Dr Marcia Keegan, will be joining SGS from 4 August. Marcia is an economist with a PHD in Micro-simulation modelling and a degree in law. She will add to SGS's capability in economic and social analysis and public policy.


SGS signs partnership agreement with UDIA (QLD)

SGS has signed an agreement with the UDIA (Qld) to provide a 6 monthly housing markets report for its new Research Foundation. This Research Foundation is being established to undertake independent research that will benefit the community and development industry in Queensland.

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Committee for Sydney launches Issues Paper 4 updating research on Sydney economy

Committee for Sydney has launched its Issues Paper 4,  ‘Adding to the Dividend, Ending the Divide’,  updating research and presenting some key new findings on Sydney's productivity.  SGS Economics and Planning contributed much of the core research the paper draws on.