Media Releases
ITS TIME TO START THE INFRASTRUCTURE REFORM JOURNEY
3 September 2021

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia welcomes the release of Infrastructure Australia’s 2021 Australian Infrastructure Plan and calls for concerted action to pursue productivity-enhancing reform across Australia’s infrastructure sectors.

 

WALL OF CAPITAL KNOCKING ON THE DOOR OF AUSSIE INFRASTRUCTURE
3 August 2021

Australia is still the destination of choice for infrastructure investors, but a lack of investment opportunities, the cost and complexity of bidding, and policy instability risk Australia losing out on capital, according to a new report from Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and Allens.

STATEMENT ON NSW CONSTRUCTION SECTOR REOPENING
28 July 2021

Infrastructure Partnerships Australia welcomes the announcement today that construction sites will partially reopen across Greater Sydney on 31 July, subject to new health controls.

STATEMENT ON SA CONSTRUCTION SECTOR SHUTDOWN
20 July 2021

The Government of South Australia needs to clarify the rationale and details behind its seven-day shutdown of the construction sector, according to infrastructure think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

STATEMENT ON NSW CONSTRUCTION SECTOR PAUSE
17 July 2021

While the pause on construction in NSW is disappointing, the industry will work with Government to ensure construction can safely and swiftly resume as soon as conditions allow, said Infrastructure Partnerships Australia Chief Executive, Adrian Dwyer.

PERROTTET DELIVERS RECORD INFRASTRUCTURE SPEND TO SUSTAIN THE STATE’S RECOVERY
22 June 2021

The NSW Government has delivered another record infrastructure spend in the State Budget, building on the high watermark set last year, according to infrastructure think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

NSW UNITES WITH VICTORIA IN PURSUIT OF MODERN ROAD FUNDING SYSTEM
20 June 2021

The NSW Government has shown it’s possible to have our cake and eat it on EVs and road funding, with the announcement a road user charge on zero emissions vehicles will be delivered alongside a comprehensive EV incentive package, says infrastructure think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

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.