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Eastern Seaboard Dominates National Infrastructure Priorities
Infrastructure
Tuesday February 19 2019

Eastern Seaboard Dominates National Infrastructure Priorities

Major upgrades in road, rail and airport infrastructure on the eastern seaboard have been identified as the most significant developments in a listing of Australia’s priority...

Green Building Boss to Lead Infrastructure Australia
Infrastructure
Monday January 14 2019

Green Building Boss to Lead Infrastructure Australia

Australia’s leading infrastructure advisory body has a new leader following an announcement that a leading advocate for sustainable development has been appointed to the role.

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.

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Toll Extension Bid to Pay for Vic Tunnel

Victorian drivers will be hit with road tolls until 2045 to help pay for the $6.7 billion West Gate Tunnel if the second-term Andrews Labor government...

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Infrastructure
Jan 31 2019
Doubts over Huawei WA government project

There are doubts Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei will be able to deliver a $205 million contract for Perth's rail network after the United States brought criminal...

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Infrastructure
Jan 30 2019
PM Launches Qld 'Congestion-Busting' Plan

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has earmarked $80 million for road and rail projects he says will cut travelling times for Queensland parents and tradies.

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Infrastructure
Jan 30 2019
Queensland Infrastructure on PM's Radar

Queenslanders can expect a raft of road and rail project announcements from Prime Minister Scott Morrison as he continues his tour of the state's southeast.

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Infrastructure
Jan 17 2019
Musk Quotes $1B For Blue Mountains Tunnel

A radical proposal to build a high-speed transit tunnel under NSW's Blue Mountains has caught the eye of two billionaire entrepreneurs - including Elon Musk.

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Infrastructure
12 Nov, 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
8 Nov, 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
4 Oct, 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
27 Sep, 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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