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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.