This summary of the Steel - Framing the Future project report calls for industry reform. The industry lags behind its counterparts in the US, UK and New Zealand, threatening the loss of what could be a thriving, innovative industry with export potential. It describes a steel construction industry caught in a vicious circle, with higher perceptions of risk, inefficient and fragmented supply channels and low levels of technology. Extract from Steel - Framing the Future, The Warren Centre, 2007. Full report available for purchase at http://purl.library.usyd.edu.au/sup/9781920898786 (hard copy) or http://purl.library.usyd.edu.au/sup/9781920898793 (CDROM).