Media Releases
TREASURER NEEDS TO LOOK TO THE HORIZON ON INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING
15 June 2021

The Queensland Government has secured the first stage of the economic recovery, but will need to rapidly scale up its infrastructure investment to deliver on its 2032 Olympic Bid, after the 2021 State Budget delivered a $3.3 billion reduction in funding, says industry think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

NSW PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION JOINS CHORUS OF VOICES BACKING AN EV ROAD USER CHARGE
31 May 2021

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia welcomes the NSW Productivity Commission’s White Paper
recommendation to abolish the motor vehicle duty and introduce a road user charge on Electric Vehicles (EV) in NSW.

VICTORIA MAKES HISTORY IN FUTURE PROOFING ROAD FUNDING
26 May 2021

The infrastructure sector congratulates Treasurer Tim Pallas and the Victorian crossbench for making history last night by passing the Zero and Low Emission Vehicles Distance-Based Charge Legislation.

PALLAS DELIVERS HIGHEST INFRASTRUCTURE SPEND ON RECORD SETTING THE STATE ON STABLE PATH TO RECOVERY
20 May 2021

Treasurer Tim Pallas has delivered the highest infrastructure spend on record, setting the state and the
budget on a clear path to recovery, says industry think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

FEDERAL BUDGET MAINTAINS HISTORIC HIGH ON INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING
11 May 2021

The Federal Government has walked its talk on infrastructure funding backing up last year’s record spending with an even bigger outlay in this year’s Budget, said industry think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

VICTORIA COUPLES AUSTRALIA’S BEST EV POLICY WITH WORLD LEADING FUNDING REFORM
1 May 2021

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia congratulates the Victorian Government’s decisive move today to deliver a holistic transport decarbonisation strategy alongside a sensible and modest road user charge.

ALPS NATIONAL EV PLAN A MOVE IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
1 April 2021

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia welcomes the Australian Labor Party’s (ALP) national commitment to
accelerate the uptake of Electric Vehicles and address the rapid and terminal decline in vital road funding.

VICTORIA TAKES MAJOR STEP TO MODERNISE ROAD FUNDING
17 March 2021

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia welcomes the move today by the Victorian Government to introduce
legislation into Parliament that will modernise Victoria’s road funding system through a modest distancebased charge on zero and low emission vehicles.

NSW AND VICTORIA TOP THE NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE LEAGUE TABLES
22 December 2020

The 2020 Australian Infrastructure Budget Monitor, released today by industry think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, shows $225 billion dollars of taxpayer money is being invested in infrastructure across Australia over the next four years – a record increase of 26 per cent from last years’ spend – to combat the economic downturn from COVID-19.

SYDNEY METRO NORTHWEST NAMED INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT OF THE YEAR FOR 2020
4 December 2020

The Sydney Metro Northwest in NSW has been named 2020 Infrastructure Project of the Year at Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s National Infrastructure Awards in Sydney.

 

TREASURER DELIVERS MEASURED INFRASTRUCTURE BUDGET UNDER CONSTRAINED BALANCE SHEET
1 December 2020

The Queensland Treasurer, Cameron Dick has delivered a welcome infrastructure funding boost in the 2020- 21 State Budget.  

PALLAS DELIVERS PANDEMIC PINCER OF INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AND ECONOMIC REFORM
24 November 2020

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia commends the Victorian Government for delivering a record increase in infrastructure funding and modernising Victoria’s road funding system in the 2020-21 State Budget.