The Civil Contractors Federation (SA Branch) is calling on the State and Federal Government to support civil contractors in the same way that financial and other support is made available to the Farming sector. Commenting specifically on the recent Government call for applications for concessional loans from farmers having difficulty servicing their debts, the Federation sees no reason why such a scheme should not be extended to civil contractors.
Civil construction on any measure is a critical economic driver for the state. If ever there was a sector that needs to be sustained it is the civil construction sector. The sector is experiencing a 20 year low pointPhillip Sutherland, Chief Executive Officer