Media Releases
STATEMENT ON STAGE FOUR RESTRICTIONS
3 August 2020

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia Chief Executive, Adrian Dwyer welcomed Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ considered decision to maintain activity in the major civil infrastructure construction sector as the state enters stage four restrictions.

OUTER METRO SYDNEY SUFFERS IN PEAK: INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERSHIPS AUSTRALIA AND UBER REPORT
22 July 2020

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s Australian Travel Time Metric - Australia’s regular measurement of actual road network performance using anonymised and aggregated Uber data - shows Sydneysiders from the outer metro are suffering during peak commutes, strengthening the case for ongoing investment and reform in transport infrastructure.

MELBOURNE OUTER METRO COMMUTE THE WORST OF THE PACK: INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERSHIPS AUSTRALIA AND UBER REPORT
22 July 2020

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s Australian Travel Time Metric - Australia’s regular measurement of actual road network performance using anonymised and aggregated Uber data - shows Melbourne drivers travelling from the outer metro into the CBD spend the most time stuck in traffic of the four largest cities, strengthening the case for ongoing investment and reform.

BRISBANE COMMUTERS SPEND 45 HOURS A YEAR IN TRAFFIC: INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERSHIPS AUSTRALIA AND UBER REPORT
22 July 2020

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s Australian Travel Time Metric - Australia’s regular measurement of actual road network performance using anonymised and aggregated Uber data – shows Brisbane commuters spend 45 hours each year in traffic, strengthening the case for ongoing investment and reform in transport infrastructure.

 

PERTH AIRPORT-CBD ONE OF THE BEST PERFORMING AIRPORT ROAD CORRIDORS IN THE COUNTRY: INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERSHIPS AUSTRALIA AND UBER REPORT
22 July 2020

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s Australian Travel Time Metric - Australia’s regular measurement of actual road network performance using anonymised and aggregated Uber data – shows Perth’s CBD to airport corridor is one of the best performing airport road corridors in the country, but ongoing investment and reform are required to maintain these good results.

STATEMENT ON SUBURBAN ROADS UPGRADE PPP TENDER TERMINATION
8 July 2020

Today’s decision to terminate the tender process for the Northern and South Eastern Public Private
Partnership packages is disappointing and leaves a long road ahead to rebuild trust, according to
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

SA ROAD MAINTENANCE OUTSOURCING A WELCOME MOVE
7 July 2020

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia has welcomed the South Australian Government’s decision today to award road maintenance contracts across four key zones.

THODEY REVIEW RECOMMENDS GENERATIONAL REFORM OPPORTUNITY IN ROAD USER CHARGING FOR EVs
1 July 2020

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia welcomes the Federal Financial Relations Review’s recommendation today to deliver a once in a generation reform and a fairer road funding system by introducing a distance-based charge on electric vehicles.

 

EXPORT BAN MEANS ITS TIME TO STOP WASTING OUR WASTE
16 June 2020

New research from Infrastructure Partnerships Australia shows our looming waste crisis is a once in a generation opportunity to embrace energy recovery as an effective way of managing waste and providing baseload power.

 

ACCELERATING PROJECTS A MOVE IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION, BUT MORE FUNDING NEEDED
15 June 2020

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement today to fast-track 15 priority infrastructure projects and provide an additional $1.5 billion in stimulus to the states but has called for more funding to be provided.

PRIORITY FUND AND WESTERN SYDNEY AIRPORT RAIL INVESTMENT A WELCOME STIMULUS COMBO
1 June 2020

The decision to establish a $3 billion Infrastructure and Job Acceleration Fund and Federal Government’s $3.5 billion injection into the Sydney Metro Greater West project has the full backing of the infrastructure sector, according to Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

Social licence a critical factor in infrastructure rollout
1 June 2020

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and L.E.K. Consulting have released a new report calling for an increased focus on social licence in the planning, procurement, and operation of infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.