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