Australia has a once in a generation opportunity to deliver major reform and a fairer road funding system by introducing a distance-based charge on electric vehicles.
Australia is still the destination of choice for infrastructure investors, but policy makers and regulators need to do a better job of limiting risks which offer few rewards, according to a new report from infrastructure Partnerships Australia, supported by Allens, and Perpetual Corporate Trust.
For the third year running NSW is leading the nation in public infrastructure investment, with Victoria fast closing in second place, according to the 2019 Australian Infrastructure Budget Monitor, released today by industry think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.
We congratulate the NSW Government’s decision today to heed our long-held call to franchise bus services in Sydney’s remaining regions.
The current regulatory approach for airports is already working for customers and generating substantial private investment in airport infrastructure, says industry think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.
The release of the 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit provides a solid foundation and evidence base for decision makers to help ensure the benefits of infrastructure can be shared right across the nation, says industry think tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.
The national infrastructure sector welcomes the South Australian Government’s decision to franchise the operation of metro train and tram services in Adelaide, and re-tender the operation of its bus services.
The NSW Government has cemented its lead as the largest funder of infrastructure in the country with another stellar Budget, delivering $93 billion in funding over the next four years.
The Queensland Government has delivered a welcome boost to infrastructure funding off the back of a surge in mining royalties and increased borrowing.
Treasurer Tim Pallas has delivered another stellar infrastructure budget for the people of Victoria, despite domestic headwinds and a downward revision to the state’s stamp duty revenue.
The national infrastructure sector congratulates the Federal Coalition Government on its election victory and looks forward to continuing its productive relationship.
The national infrastructure sector welcomes the announcement that Sydney Metro – Northwest will open to customers in the coming weeks.