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Private Investors to Fund Australia’s Infrastructure Agenda
Business
Friday April 29 2016

Private Investors to Fund Australia’s Infrastructure Agenda

The federal government wants to partner with private investors to fund state infrastructure in hopes of reducing Commonwealth grants for key projects.

New Melbourne Schools Must Adopt Inclusive Designs
Public
Tuesday April 12 2016

New Melbourne Schools Must Adopt Inclusive Designs

More than a dozen new schools scheduled for development along Melbourne’s rapidly expanding periphery will be amongst the first educational facilities in the state to adopt...

Australia Needs a Real Transport Infrastructure Plan
Infrastructure
Monday March 21 2016

Australia Needs a Real Transport Infrastructure Plan

Market theory and most economists would argue that markets are the best mechanism at our disposal for delivering effective, efficient and high-quality infrastructure services.

Public Private Disruption Impacting Major Projects
Business
Thursday March 17 2016

Public Private Disruption Impacting Major Projects

With Uber's impact on the transportation industry, T20 impacting our summer of cricket, and the likes of Airbnb shaking up the traditional accommodation industry, we live...

The Perception Problem for PPPs
Business
Wednesday January 20 2016

The Perception Problem for PPPs

The concept of PPPs in recent years has been lost in transit.

Risky Business: Redefining Value for Money in PPPs
Business
Tuesday December 1 2015

Risky Business: Redefining Value for Money in PPPs

The public-private partnership (PPP) has often been viewed as a ‘dumping ground’ for risk, with the heavy-handed transfer of risk seen by governments as key to...

What’s the Deal with Unsolicited Proposals?
Business
Monday October 26 2015

What’s the Deal with Unsolicited Proposals?

Governments across Australia are encouraging unsolicited proposals as a way to flush out innovative ideas in a cash-strapped environment.

PPP’s Impose Onerous Costs on Construction Projects
Business
Wednesday August 26 2015

PPP’s Impose Onerous Costs on Construction Projects

Even those companies that have clinched major construction deals are questioning the tendering process when it comes to public private partnerships (PPP's).

On The Road to Infrastructure Certainty
Infrastructure
Thursday March 26 2015

On The Road to Infrastructure Certainty

When it comes to Australia’s current infrastructure landscape, there is a lot of uncertainty about what’s next.