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Improving participation and competitiveness in WA infrastructure and resources projects

Funded by the WA Government Innovation and Industry Promotions Program, this report defines the current state of the local supply chain, identifies ways to enhance the industry's competitiveness and suggests ways to lift the industry's engagement with major resources and infrastructure projects. Dr Martin West of Curtin University conducted market segment analysis and identified value propositions and ways of integrating local industry capability and Deloitte Private focused in benchmarking supply chain efficiencies.The report was published in Oct 2012.

Read the report (PDF) (3 Mb)


Steel Advocate report and resources

The Joint Venture Template developed by the Steel Industry Supplier Advocate, Dennis O’Neill draws from in-depth industry consultation to provide steel businesses with a collaborative model to bid more effectively for major project works.

Mr O’Neill came to the role from over 32 years’ experience at senior management levels working in export, manufacturing, distribution, construction, continuous processing, joint ventures and other forms of partnering. He is a former Managing Director of prominent engineering companies, United Group and Evans Deakin Industries.

Read the report and presentation:

Steel Supplier Advocate’s Report on Australian Participation in Large Resource and Infrastructure Projects (PDF) (436 Kb)

Australian Steel Convention 2012: Presentation on Steel Supplier Advocate’s work (PDF) (225 Kb)

Incorporated joint venture model:

Joint Venture Agreement Summary Paper (PDF) (34 Kb)

Steel Joint Venture Agreement - Small projects (PDF) (190 Kb)

Steel Joint Venture Agreement - Large projects (PDF) (191 Kb)

For more information on Steel Supplier Advocate’s work, click here


Tax incentives to increase Australian content in major resource projects

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott speech at Steel Convention 2011, Canberra (12 Sept) (PDF) (124 Kb)

Senator Kim Carr speech at Steel Convention 2011, Canberra (13 Sept) (PDF) (38 Kb)

Prime Minister Julia Gillard speech at Steel Convention 2011, Canberra (13 Sept) (PDF) (47 Kb)

A policy prescription for the future (August 2011) (PDF) (466 Kb)

NIEIR Report Maximising Australia's Resources Boom (July 2011) (PDF) (4 Mb)


Quarterly Updates:

Steel Australia - June 2016 (PDF) (488 Kb)

Steel Australia - March 2016 (PDF) (67 Kb)

Steel Australia - December 2015 (PDF) (226 Kb)

Steel Australia - September 2015 (PDF) (92 Kb)

Steel Australia - June 2015 (PDF) (73 Kb)

Steel Australia - March 2015 (PDF) (605 Kb)

Steel Australia - December 2014 (PDF) (45 Kb)

Steel Australia - June 2014 (PDF) (322 Kb)

Steel Australia - March 2014 (PDF) (53 Kb)

Steel Australia - December 2013 (PDF) (196 Kb)

Steel Australia - September 2013 (PDF) (425 Kb)

Steel Australia - June 2013 (PDF) (37 Kb)

Steel Australia - March 2013 (PDF) (79 Kb)

Steel Australia - December 2012 (PDF) (155 Kb)

Steel Australia - September 2012 (PDF) (192 Kb)

Steel Australia - June 2012 (PDF) (241 Kb)

Steel Australia - March 2012 (PDF) (124 Kb)

Steel Australia - December 2011 (PDF) (122 Kb)

Steel Australia - September 2011 (PDF) (396 Kb)

Local Content Update - June 2011 (PDF) (205 Kb)

Local Content Update - March 2011 (PDF) (257 Kb)

Steel Australia - December 2009 (PDF) (64 Kb)

Steel Australia - September 2009 (PDF) (43 Kb)

Steel Australia - June 2009 (PDF) (53 Kb)