Media Releases
Infrastructure Australia Unequivocal: Outsourcing Passenger Transport Brings Down Costs, Brings Up Quality
26 May 2017

As governments around the country look for ways to fund infrastructure, Infrastructure Australia has today provided the blueprint for better public transport at better value to taxpayers, said Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

Federal Government ‘Dead Wrong’ on Limited Merits Review – Should Develop a National Energy Policy
25 May 2017

Today’s decision by the Federal Court to uphold the findings of the Australian Competition Tribunal shows precisely why the merits review is needed said .

Competition in NSW Bus Services Good for Commuters
15 May 2017

The announcement that NSW will move to competitively tender the STA monopoly over bus services in Sydney’s inner west region 6 is a win for commuters and taxpayers, said Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

NSW Confirms WestConnex Stage Three, Sydney Motorways Sale
12 May 2017

The confirmation of the sale process and timeline for the Sydney Motorway Corporation will free up state government funding for more rail, road and transport infrastructure, says Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

Federal Budget Cuts Real Infrastructure Funding by $7.4 Billion
9 May 2017

The Federal budget cuts real infrastructure by $7.4 billion compared to the 10 year average – and sees Commonwealth funding at its lowest level since the early 2000s – shown in the attached graph - said Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

Victoria shows what an ‘infrastructure budget’ looks like
2 May 2017

The Victorian budget doubles real infrastructure funding compared to the decade average – providing firm dollars to back its projects, off the back of continuing asset recycling and other reforms, said Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

Cross River Rail Needs Real Federal Budget Funding
28 April 2017

Brisbane’s Cross River Rail – SEQ’s highest priority project – will need real budget funding, not ‘innovative finance’ – if the Federal Government wants to see it delivered, said .

Long-term lease of NSW Land & Property Information an Australian first, delivers $2.6 bn for new infrastructure
12 April 2017

The long-term lease of the NSW land registry functions is an Australian first, delivering billions for new infrastructure – setting the scene for NSW to increase infrastructure funding in the June budget - says Infrastructure Partnerships Australia. 

2017 National Infrastructure Award Winners
6 April 2017

The winners and finalists for each category in the 2017 National Infrastructure Awards 

Sydney International Convention Centre Judged Australia’s Best Infrastructure Project
6 April 2017

Sydney’s $1.5 billion International Convention Centre (ICC Sydney) has been judged Australia’s best
infrastructure project at Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s National Infrastructure Awards, in Sydney
tonight. 

Victorian Treasury Official Ms An Nguyen Recognised for Contribution to Infrastructure, Female Leadership
6 April 2017

Victorian Treasury official An Nguyen has been recognised for her professional contribution to major project delivery – and for being a prominent female leader in the sector - at the National Infrastructure Awards convened by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA) in Sydney tonight. 

2017 Annual Infrastructure Oration
6 April 2017

Inaugural Chair of the Productivity Commission, Gary Banks AO delivered the 2017 Annual Infrastructure Oration at Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s Oration and National Infrastructure Awards gala dinner.