Media Releases
$109 Billion Industry Flies Under the Radar, Until No
15 March 2019

A new report released today by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and BIS Oxford Economics’ shows  the goods travelling in the belly of international aircraft arriving and departing Australia are worth a massive $109 billion annually – a fact that, until today, has been entirely hidden.

The 2019 International Airfreight Indicator, the latest report in Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s data and measurement series, reveals that one in every five dollars of Australia’s traded goods travels via air.

West Gate Tunnel Funding Secured
6 March 2019

The national infrastructure sector welcomes the decision of the Victorian Parliament to provide certainty in funding arrangements to the West Gate Tunnel project following a vote this afternoon on an Opposition motion.

An Open Letter to the Victorian Parliament
6 March 2019

The Victorian Parliament must support the passage of legislation for the West Gate Tunnel project.

Prior to the election, the West Gate Tunnel received bi-partisan support from both the Andrews Government and the Liberal National Coalition for good reason – it’s good for the West and for all Melbournians.

Media Statement - An Open Letter to the Victorian Parliament 

PC endorsement of light-handed regulation welcomed
6 February 2019

The national infrastructure sector welcomes the Productivity Commission’s draft report confirming that  the current light-handed regulatory approach for airports is working for customers, says industry think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

Recognition of solution to road funding crisis welcomed
31 January 2019

The national infrastructure sector welcomes the Senate Select Committee on Electric Vehicles’ recommendation to introduce an EV road user charging policy to address the rapid and terminal decline in road funding, says Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

National infrastructure sector welcomes new IA CEO Romilly Madew
14 January 2019

The national infrastructure sector welcomes the appointment of Romilly Madew as CEO of Infrastructure Australia, says peak body Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

Adrian Kloeden retires, Sir Rod Eddington appointed Chair of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia
12 December 2018

The Chair of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, Adrian Kloeden today announced his retirement and the Board’s decision to appoint Sir Rod Eddington AO as the new Chair of the infrastructure sector’s national peak body.

 

Infrastructure sector congratulates Labor on retaining Government
26 November 2018

The national infrastructure sector congratulates the Andrews Labor Government on its successful re-election and looks forward to continuing its productive relationship.

Sensible borrowing to fund infrastructure welcomed
22 November 2018

The Andrews Government’s decision to fully fund keystone projects like the $15.8 billion North East Link through an increase to the borrowing cap, if re-elected on Saturday, has been welcomed by the  infrastructure sector.

 

Uncertainty and interventions putting hard won reputation under threat
24 October 2018

Australia is still the destination of choice for infrastructure investors, but that hard-won reputation is under material threat, with investors spooked by increased market intervention and policy uncertainty, according to a new report from Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and Perpetual Corporate Trust.

 

$19b plan for regional plan welcomed
3 October 2018

The national infrastructure sector welcomes the Victorian Coalition’s plan to rebuild Victoria’s regional and country rail network.

SA budget paves the way to get state back on track
5 September 2018

The Marshall Government’s first budget has delivered a 21 per cent boost to infrastructure funding, with more than $8.6 billion dedicated to new roads, rail, schools and hospitals right across the state.