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Final Pavement Laid on Australia’s Biggest Road Project
Civil
Monday October 12 2020

Final Pavement Laid on Australia’s Biggest Road Project

Final pavement has been laid on a 24-year upgrade that represents the largest road project currently underway in Australia.

Commonwealth Pumps $7.5 Billion into Transport Infrastructure
Infrastructure
Tuesday October 6 2020

Commonwealth Pumps $7.5 Billion into Transport Infrastructure

The Federal Government has put infrastructure at the heart of its COVID recovery plan, announcing plans to spend billions of dollars and create thousands of jobs...

NSW Wants to Replace Unsafe Bridges
Infrastructure
Friday August 21 2020

NSW Wants to Replace Unsafe Bridges

Hundreds of old and unsafe timber bridges will be replaced with new modular concrete bridging systems under a $500 million program being run by the NSW...

We can’t build our way out of traffic congestion
Infrastructure
Wednesday August 19 2020

We can’t build our way out of traffic congestion

Almost all new highway and road widening projects are ‘sold’ to the public as a means of reducing, or ‘busting’, traffic congestion. In reality, new or...

Engineers Slam Victorian Transport Department
Infrastructure
Wednesday July 29 2020

Engineers Slam Victorian Transport Department

Engineers in Victoria’s public service have slammed the state’s transport department, claiming that a merger of VicRoads into the Department of Transport last year has been...

US Can Learn from Australia on Infrastructure: Report
Infrastructure
Monday May 18 2020

US Can Learn from Australia on Infrastructure: Report

Market based reforms in Australia adopted throughout the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s could provide important lessons for the United State as it seeks to fix...

Roads, Rail and Regulation to Mend Economy
Business
Monday April 27 2020

Roads, Rail and Regulation to Mend Economy

Major construction projects and business regulations will be key components of Australia's recovery from the coronavirus economic storm.

Demand Management: The COVID19 Legacy
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 21 2020

Demand Management: The COVID19 Legacy

COVID19 may be the biggest threat that we will face in our lifetime. It’s a threat to our health. It’s a threat to our economy. It’s...

Australia’s Infrastructure sector: Time to talk zero carbon
Green
Tuesday March 24 2020

Australia’s Infrastructure sector: Time to talk zero carbon

Anyone who works in the infrastructure sector knows one simple truth: new infrastructure doesn’t just happen. Everyone from policymakers and planners to investors and contractors knows...

Infrastructure
3 Apr, 2019
Major Infrastructure Projects Announced In The Federal Budget

MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ANNOUNCED IN THE FEDERAL BUDGET

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Civil
29 Mar, 2019
Road Safety Gets $2.2b Federal Boost

The Morrison government is promising to fix notorious road black spots and regional roads to improve safety under a $2.2 billion plan to be outlined in...

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Civil
27 Mar, 2019
PM Promises $253m for Choked Sydney Roads

Scott Morrison is promising to spend more than $250 million on choked roads and car parks across Sydney and the NSW Central Coast.

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Infrastructure
18 Mar, 2019
Vic Premier Rejects East West Link Idea

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has rejected suggestions his government would consider resurrecting the dumped East West Link if Canberra offers to fully fund the project.

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Civil
14 Jan, 2019
More Signs Removed From Melbourne Roads

Two more signs will be removed from Melbourne roads as part of an audit to find out what caused one to come crashing down on a...

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Civil
1 May, 2018
Melbourne Suburban Roads get $2.2b Revamp

Melbourne's suburban roads will have 550km of extra road built as part of a $2.2 billion state government plan to bust congestion.

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Urban Planning
23 Jan, 2018
SA: No Comment on SA Plan for Electric Cars

British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta is seeking to buy some of Holden's assets at its shuttered Adelaide factory with a view to building electric cars on the...

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Civil
15 Dec, 2017
Queensland Receives Scathing Roads Report

The Queensland government will have a "close look" at a scathing report that found the state-controlled road network was deteriorating and being underfunded.

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