Infrastructure boom drives skills and labour shortage

By Tess Ikonomou
Updated December 12 2023 - 11:50am, first published 11:44am
Australia's labour shortage is threatening on-time and on-budget infrastructure projects. (Bianca De Marchi/AAP PHOTOS)
Australia's labour shortage is threatening on-time and on-budget infrastructure projects. (Bianca De Marchi/AAP PHOTOS)

A construction boom across multiple Australian states will widen a skills and labour gap, with the nation already short of more than 200,000 infrastructure workers.

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