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Tuesday December 11, 2018

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Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform
Infrastructure
Thursday August 9 2018

Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform

When you are handed a to-do list which is 78 items long, you are going to be busy.

Pork Barrelling Makes a Pig’s Ear of Infrastructure Decisions
Infrastructure
Tuesday March 13 2018

Pork Barrelling Makes a Pig’s Ear of Infrastructure Decisions

Australians are all too familiar with the election time frenzy of vote-buying. Pork barrelling costs Australia dear in monetary terms, but it’s also wrecking our future...

How to Get More Bang for Our Infrastructure Buck
Infrastructure
Tuesday December 12 2017

How to Get More Bang for Our Infrastructure Buck

Infrastructure can have a big effect on our lives.

Dam Engineer Worried About ‘Embarrassment’
Infrastructure
Friday December 8 2017

Dam Engineer Worried About ‘Embarrassment’

Queensland dam engineers were concerned before the 2011 floods that they could suffer a "major embarrassment" if they released water and then dire rainfall predictions didn't...

NSW: 5000-Strong Petition to Stop WestConnex
Infrastructure
Thursday November 23 2017

NSW: 5000-Strong Petition to Stop WestConnex

Anti-WestConnex campaigners have delivered an open letter with more than 5000 signatures to Premier Gladys Berejiklian calling for a halt and review of the Sydney toll...

Engineer Jailed Over Transport Scam
Infrastructure
Wednesday November 22 2017

Engineer Jailed Over Transport Scam

An engineer motivated by financial gain has been jailed for his involvement in a multi-million dollar Victorian public transport rort.

Australia Not Investing Enough on Freight Infrastructure
Infrastructure
Tuesday November 14 2017

Australia Not Investing Enough on Freight Infrastructure

As Australia undergoes record investment in roads and passenger rail, state and Commonwealth ministers have lined up to cut the ribbon on ‘congestion busting’ developments.

Infrastructure Activity Reaches 10-year High
Infrastructure
Wednesday November 8 2017

Infrastructure Activity Reaches 10-year High

The pace of growth in engineering construction has hit a 10 year high due to big ticket infrastructure projects, offsetting falling levels of apartment building.

NSW Holds onto Strongest Economy
Infrastructure
Tuesday November 7 2017

NSW Holds onto Strongest Economy

The state government is committed to spending $73 billion in infrastructure across NSW over the next four years - more than what the nation is spending...

Infrastructure
Nov 12 2018
Solar Roads the Next Battleground in Energy Generation

Back in December 2016, France opened what it says was the world’s first road to be covered with a surface of solar panels.

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Infrastructure
Nov 8 2018
Australia Needs Better Transparency on Bridge Assessments

On August 14, the nation of Italy was sent into shock after a 200 metre section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed, sending cars and trucks plummeting...

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Infrastructure
Oct 4 2018
Transurban Finalises $9.3b WestConnex Deal

Transurban has finalised its purchase of a 51 per cent stake in Sydney's Westconnex motorway.

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Infrastructure
Sep 27 2018
Driverless Bus Ready for Public Trial

Visitors at Sydney's Olympic Park will get a taste of future travel with the state's first public trial of a driverless shuttle bus.

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Infrastructure
Sep 18 2018
Melbourne Airport Proposes $15b Rail Link

High-speed trains would get travellers from Melbourne's CBD to the airport in just 20 minutes through a seven kilometre subway under a proposal backed by a...

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Infrastructure
Sep 14 2018
Business SA Backs Airport Tram Plan

A plan to build a tram link to Adelaide Airport has won the support of South Australia's peak business body.

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Infrastructure
Sep 12 2018
Value Capture Models Maximise Returns for Infrastructure Projects

Federal and State government, as well as the private sector have a unique opportunity to leverage opportunities associated with Australia’s $70 billion infrastructure spend over the...

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Infrastructure
Sep 10 2018
$15.8b Melbourne Toll Road Design Released

Melbourne's $15.8 billion North East Link will have twin three-lane tunnels stretching more than five kilometres, and 1.2km of lowered roads, according to new detailed plans.

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Infrastructure
Aug 31 2018
Vic Govt Pledges Underground Rail Loop

Victorians will have to wait decades to see the fruits of Labor's $50 billion election pledge for an underground rail loop.

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