Hospital Projects Under Pressure as Construction Costs Rise
Major hospital and healthcare projects which are coming up in Australia will face significant cost pressures and must be carefully managed to avoid cost blowouts, a...
Fast growth poses infrastructure challenge
Australia needs to commit to spending $200 billion every five years on a range of infrastructure projects if it wants to keep pace with population growth.
WA Pulls Back on Value Capture
Western Australia has pulled back on plans to use value capture to help fund major infrastructure projects including Perth Metronet.
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,...
Australian Construction Costs Rise
Construction costs in major Australian capitals are on the rise as busy markets in civil construction and non-residential building add pressure to resource and capacity constraints,...
Environmental Performance Audits are Critical for Infrastructure Asset Owners
For several reasons, owners of large-scale infrastructure assets may want to understand and/or demonstrate how well or otherwise their assets are performing in terms of their...
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...
Construction Professionals Ride Civil Infrastructure Jobs Boom
Skilled construction professionals are in massive demand for work on civil infrastructure projects as the focus of opportunities switches from residential building to the booming infrastructure...
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.
NSW govt push for fed infrastructure funds
The NSW treasurer will call for the Commonwealth to dig deep for city and nation-building infrastructure when he meets with his interstate counterparts in Adelaide.
Vic confident it can afford $50b rail loop
Work has begun on Victoria’s $50 billion suburban rail loop, despite concerns from a major ratings agency about the state's ability to pay for the big-ticket...
Adelaide Wants Feedback on $38 million Infrastructure Budget
Businesses and residents of Adelaide are being aske to provide feedback on plans for the City to outlay more than $38 million in city infrastructure spending...
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.
SA's Recreational Reservoir Opens
The South Australian government may allow access to a drinking water catchment south of Adelaide.
Melbourne-to-Geelong Fast Rail a 'Fantasy'
The two billion dollar Melbourne-to-Geelong fast rail project included in the federal budget is an election eve "fantasy" with no money available for two years, the...
Treasurer Unfurls Infrastructure Ribbons
Commuters and construction workers are being promised a $100 billion pipeline of road and rail projects in Tuesday night's federal budget.
Major Infrastructure Projects Announced In The Federal Budget
MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ANNOUNCED IN THE FEDERAL BUDGET