Today’s announcement that the South Australian Government will scrap the redevelopment of the old Royal Adelaide Hospital and ‘go it alone’ is the next in a litany of major project failures, says Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.
The appointment of Dr Kerry Schott AO to Chair the Energy Security Board has been welcomed by the
national infrastructure sector today.
A poll of 1,000 Queensland voters released by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and Infrastructure Association of Queensland today shows that Queensland voters support asset recycling over any other infrastructure funding option.
The national infrastructure sector welcomed the appointment of Brisbane Airport CEO Julieanne Alroe, who was announced as the replacement for retiring Chairman Mark Birrell today.
The Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link motorways are fundamental to Sydney’s transport and logical next steps, says Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.
The NSW Budget lifts infrastructure funding to the highest-ever levels, shows analysis by released today (attached on page two of this release).
The Queensland Government deserves credit for finding the money for the Cross River Rail project - and for lifting general infrastructure funding - shown in the attached graph - said Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.
Record infrastructure programmes in NSW and Victoria have now reversed five years of decline in infrastructure construction, says the latest Australian Infrastructure Metric from Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and BIS Oxford Economics.
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.
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 .
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.
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.