Australia’s Rail Construction Boom Will be Massive
On February 8, the first of four tunnel boring machines (TBMs) which are around 100 meters long arrived in Melbourne from Germany.
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...
Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom
Before the 2013 federal election, then opposition leader Tony Abbott promised to be an ‘infrastructure Prime Minister.’
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.
Melbourne Rail Works Unleash ‘Rat Plague’
A hidden swarm of rats has been unleashed on unsuspecting inner-Melbourne residents and workers as major underground tunnel works continue.
Who is Checking Australia’s Rail Quality?
As both federal and state governments ramp up levels of investment in taxpayer funded rail projects, a critical issue arises as to whether or not we...
Morrison Defends Qld Rail Assessment
Federal treasurer Scott Morrison has defended Infrastructure Australia's critical assessment of the Palaszczuk government's Cross River Rail project and refused to make a funding commitment.
Australia Must Protect Road and Rail Corridors
Australia must move now to protect critical infrastructure corridors in order to save billions of dollars in costs for critical infrastructure projects, the nation’s infrastructure advisory...
Vic’s $1.4b Infrastructure Win
Victoria has won its $1.4 billion spat with Canberra over its reward for selling the Port of Melbourne lease, with money now flowing to regional rail...
Melbourne Airport Rail Link Inches Closer
A long-awaited rail link to Melbourne airport edging closer to reality, with the prime minister and Victorian premier pledging a combined $10 billion in funding.
Musk Quotes $1B For Blue Mountains Tunnel
A radical proposal to build a high-speed transit tunnel under NSW's Blue Mountains has caught the eye of two billionaire entrepreneurs - including Elon Musk.
Adani Admits to Admin Error on Mine Work
Adani has admitted to an "administrative error" after it failed to declare track clearing and exploratory drilling at it conducted earlier this year to environmental regulators.
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...
Adani Ditches Plans for New Qld Rail Line
Adani has ditched plans to build a new rail line to get coal out of Queensland's Galilee Basin, opting for a cut-price solution using existing lines.
Malcolm Turnbull's $7.6b Roads Sweetener
Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull's $7.6 billion road and rail election sweeteners have been revealed in a leaked list.
Sydney Businesses File Light Rail Lawsuit
Dozens of businesses and landlords outraged over the delayed light rail project from Sydney's CBD to the eastern suburbs have filed a class action lawsuit against...
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.
Victorian Govt's $5b Airport Rail Pledge
A Melbourne airport rail line could be underway by the end of 2022 with the state government matching a $5 billion federal commitment.