The sample assignment topic is largely about economic data including the size of the construction industry, its share of the global economy and regional markets.
A great place to look for this kind of information is the Library's company and industry databases. For example, search in any of the places below for the keyword construction and limit to Australian reports:
The Library Catalogue is a good place to search for books & journal articles. Watch the video to learn how.
Below are a book & article found in the Library Catalogue searching for the terms:
These sources can be used for information on trends and future directions in the construction industry.
Not all the information you get from a search will be useful. If your results are not relevant go back and try different keywords in your search.
To evaluate whether your source is of sufficient quality use the C.R.A.P Test. Click on the letters of the acronym to learn more:
Finally, you can try running your search in more than one database. The three databases linked below all contain useful literature. The above image is an item found in the Proquest database.