Australia Must Prepare for a Transport Revolution
“Cleaner cars and transport aren’t just good for the environment – they are cheaper to run”.
Victoria Must Invest in Regions: Infrastructure Victoria
Victoria should seek greater investment in regional areas to target local strengths and address localised disadvantage rather than simply trying to ease Melbourne’s population growth pressures,...
Victoria’s Road to Autonomous and Zero Emission Vehicles
Last September, RAC WA purchased Australia’s first on-demand driverless car in Perth when it paid €300,000 ($490,000) for the ‘Intellicar’ from driverless car maker Navya.
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
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
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
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 can have a big effect on our lives.
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...
Libs, Labor Urged to Reveal Dam Wall Plans
Former Greens leader Bob Brown has called on the major political parties to be upfront about their position on the raising of the wall of Sydney's...
Perth Airport Link Tunnel Reaches Redcliff
Perth's Forrestfield-Airport Link project has reached a major milestone, as the first tunnel-boring machine arrives at Redcliff Station.
Coalition to Promise New Water Authority
Government scientists will guide large-scale water diversion projects including dams under a re-elected coalition government.
Questions Over Indigenous Dam Consultation
An indigenous leader has grilled senior coalition ministers over the lack of consultation with traditional owners on a north Queensland dam project.
ALP Electric Car Plan Costs More: Minister
Australia's energy minister says people should be able to buy electric cars on their own whim instead of being forced to fork out more for fuel-efficient...
'Wonderland At Risk' from Higher Dam Walls
A draft environmental impact statement confirms the NSW government is planning to raise parts of the Warragamba Dam wall higher than was admitted publicly, meaning a...
Adani Groundwater Plan Gets Green Light
The federal environment minister has given the green light to the controversial Adani Carmichael mine's groundwater plan, taking it a step closer to operation.
Cities Tackle Telstra over Billboards, 5G
A battle between Telstra and city councils in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane is brewing over the telco's use of payphones for digital billboards and other uses.
Labor Pledges to Improve Broadband Network
A Labor federal government would help more older Australians and low-income households connect to the National Broadband Network, the opposition has pledged.