This report presents the findings of an independent study by Marsden Jacob Associates of the changing nature of wholesale energy supply in the National Electricity Market (NEM) associated with the increasing penetration of intermittent generation, and the market benefits that would be provided by the...
In the short term, this infrastructure plan will help industry with its own planning and workforce management and inform decision-making across all levels of government.
The AEMC has published this interim report for the review into the effectiveness of gas pipeline regulation.
The Victorian Infrastructure Plan responds to Infrastructure Victoria’s 30-year Infrastructure Strategy (Dec 2016) and outlines the Victorian Government’s priorities over the next five years and beyond.
Is Australia investing in tourism infrastructure? This report looks at 2016-17 across aviation, accommodation and arts, recreation and business services, finding strong investment in tourism's three main sectors.
This paper aims to encourage discussion on a more connected and smarter future and position Queensland as a leader in smart and innovative infrastructure planning, delivery and utilisation.
The findings highlighted in this report outline a research agenda to inform community engagement in infrastructure. This is a research agenda with a difference - it has been designed by almost 200 professionals working in and with Australia’s infrastructure sector, with the guidance of researchers....
This report examines the financial arrangements of existing and proposed private toll roads, and transparency, accountability and equity aspects of these arrangements.
The Australian Government is inviting proposals for faster rail links between cities and surrounding regional areas.
This report argues that the energy sector is changing rapidly globally and nationally; and that Western Australia needs a plan to navigate its way through these changes and towards a sustainable and affordable energy future.
The next 20 years will be an exciting period of change and growth as new industries emerge, communities grow and connect, and the regional economy continues to flourish. The New England North West Regional Plan 2036 is the blueprint to deliver this exciting future.
This evaluation considers the 2016 business case for Brisbane's Cross River Rail proposal. Infrastructure Australia would welcome the opportunity to consider a revised business case which addresses our concerns with benefit estimation, and clarifies the estimated timeframe for the emerging capacity problem. A revised business...
The strategy paper calls on Australian governments to agree on a national framework for corridor protection to guide coordinated and meaningful action, to identify and protect land required for delivering future infrastructure.
Despite the controversy surrounding the establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in 2016, there is little evidence to suggest that AIIB loans are being used to advance Chinese strategic agendas.
The Business Growth Agenda (BGA) sets out the Government’s work to build a productive and competitive economy, focusing on the six key inputs businesses need to succeed, grow, and add jobs: export markets, investment, innovation, skilled and safe workplaces, natural resources,...
Construction of Hong Kong’s metro railway was funded solely from the sale of development rights around stations. Close to one third of London’s CrossRail is being funded by levies on nearby businesses. ‘Value capture’ is back in fashion, and the calls are...
This report identifies a number of important issues surrounding government procurement and makes recommendations with regard to the better provision of government infrastructure in the future.