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Australia Must Prepare for a Transport Revolution
Infrastructure
Tuesday May 14 2019

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
Infrastructure
Tuesday April 16 2019

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
Infrastructure
Friday March 15 2019

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
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...

Infrastructure
May 13 2019
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...

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Infrastructure
May 13 2019
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. 

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Infrastructure
Apr 30 2019
Coalition to Promise New Water Authority

Government scientists will guide large-scale water diversion projects including dams under a re-elected coalition government.

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Infrastructure
Apr 29 2019
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.

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Infrastructure
Apr 16 2019
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...

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Infrastructure
Apr 10 2019
'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...

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Energy
Apr 9 2019
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.

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Infrastructure
Apr 9 2019
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.

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Infrastructure
Apr 9 2019
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.

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