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
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
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
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
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
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
Major construction projects and business regulations will be key components of Australia's recovery from the coronavirus economic storm.
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
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...
Major Infrastructure Projects Announced In The Federal Budget
MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ANNOUNCED IN THE FEDERAL BUDGET
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...
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.
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.
Roads Melt as Temperatures Soar Across NSW
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...
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.
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...
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.