ACE is pleased to contribute to the preparations for the spring 2010 Budget.
ACE’s key recommendations:
Address the deficit in a way that gives confidence to investors;
Support construction as a means of driving economic growth;
Reform public spending through efficiencies in procurement processes;
Ensure higher education resources are prioritised to support those industries that are vital for economic growth;
Set out clear, cohesive plans for encouraging private investment in infrastructure;
Address market and regulatory issues to facilitate the delivery of new energy generation capacity; and
Reform the water industry regulatory cycle to reward innovation and long term investment.