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...
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
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
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
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
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...
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.
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...
Transurban Finalises $9.3b WestConnex Deal
Transurban has finalised its purchase of a 51 per cent stake in Sydney's Westconnex motorway.
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.
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...
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.
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...
$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.
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.