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...
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.
Vic Roads, Public Transport Agencies Merge
Victoria will get a new transport super-agency within months under a departmental shake-up.
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
Fast-rail For the Regions with $2b Plan
Rail travel between Geelong and Melbourne will be twice as quick once a new fast-rail link is built, but Victoria is criticising Canberra for jumping the...
Fast-rail to Ease Population Pressure
Newly-announced fast-rail links between major cities and regional centres will significantly cut travel times and Scott Morrison believes they will help ease population pressures.
Fast-Rail Links on Horizon with $2b Boost
Commuters travelling between Geelong and Melbourne will cut their journey time in half thanks to a $2 billion government commitment for a fast-rail link.
Government Plan Off the Rails: Labor
Labor says Australia needs "genuine" high-speed rail project to link big cities with regional centres.