Whether it’s the WestConnex road project, the North West Rail Link, Sydney Light Rail, or the new hospital at Northern Beaches or the upgrade to the existing Westmead Hospital, the volume of investment currently flowing into public infrastructure projects in New South Wales at the moment is phenomenal.

In this context, efficient and effective program delivery is critical. Toward this end, the state government is running a inquiry looking into ways in which procurement practices and documentation can be improved, costs associated with tendering can be reduced for contractors and competitive tension can be maximised. While the current…