major projects

Report

19 Oct 2018

In July 2018, a delegation from the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities visited China. Travelling to four cities in five days, the delegation bore witness to the incredible progress made by China, particularly in the development of cities and transport...

Report

Measuring the impact of travel times and station location on job and housing accessibility
10 Jul 2018

The Committee for Sydney and Sydney Business Chamber have produced economic modelling which concludes that a 15-minute journey between the CBD and Parramatta will deliver a bigger jobs benefit for Western Sydney than a slower journey would.

Commentary

10 Jul 2018

Billions of taxpayer dollars are committed before all the evidence for, and against, infrastructure projects is in, and basic rules of economic modelling are broken.

Strategy

3 Jul 2018

This strategy report, developed by the VCCI, in partnership with a team of industry experts, sets out how Victoria’s transport system can meet the challenges of strong population and trade growth.

Report

4 Jun 2018

The key finding of this report is that major project work has risen by 58% in 2017/2018 to $6.9 billion, after two successive years of low activity.

Report

Using incentives to drive a new era of infrastructure reform
4 Jun 2018

This economic modelling, released by Infrastructure Australia, shows that introducing incentive payments to encourage the states and territories to progress nation-shaping infrastructure reforms could boost the economy by $66 billion and deliver better infrastructure for our growing cities and regions.

Technical report

4 Jun 2018

In February 2016, Infrastructure Australia (IA) presented its Australian Infrastructure Plan to the Australian Government, detailing the economic impact of proposed policy reforms through changes to gross domestic product (GDP), GDP per capita and GDP per household. As an input into the Australian Infrastructure Plan,...

Report

28 May 2018

As Australia embarks on its first publicly-funded airport project in more than three decades at Badgerys Creek, there are lessons and insights to be taken from the Unites States' experience of airport cities.

Report

10 May 2018

The Regional Rail Link (RRL) project was, at the time of its approval and delivery, one of the largest and most expensive rail projects ever built in Victoria, with an estimated final cost of $3.65 billion. This audit assessed whether the RRL project is realising...

Draft report

23 Apr 2018

The Brisbane City Council has released the Brisbane Metro draft design report for consultation, marking the next important step in the development of this major piece of transport infrastructure.

Report

18 Apr 2018

This paper identifies key problem areas now, and in the future, on Melbourne’s transport network, and examines what can be done over the next five years to improve travel time and reliability.

Report

3 Apr 2018

The Westport Taskforce has released this consultation report, which outlines the community feedback received during the first round of consultation on the development of the Westport Ports and Environs Strategy.

Guide

March 2018 update
15 Mar 2018

This document sets out the assessment framework that Infrastructure Australia uses to consider initiatives and projects for inclusion on the Infrastructure Priority List (IPL).

Report

9 Mar 2018

In accordance with its requirements under the Infrastructure Australia Act 2008, Infrastructure Australia is committed to undertaking regular reviews of the cost–benefit analysis methodology that forms part of our Assessment Framework, which is used by Infrastructure Australia to assess submissions and proposals.

In keeping...

Report

25 Feb 2018

This report argues that Australia should revamp how it selects major transport projects, so that governments can better know which new roads and railways are worth building and avoid squandering billions of dollars of public money on the wrong projects.

Discussion paper

20 Dec 2017

This paper sets the scene for the Westport Strategy.

Briefing paper

16 Oct 2017

This Issues Backgrounder summarises the benefits and drawbacks of unsolicited proposals, outlines the most recent NSW unsolicited proposals guideline, and reports the findings of recent NSW Audit Office reviews.

Report

27 Sep 2017

The objective of this audit was to examine whether value for money is being delivered by the Australian Rail Track Corporation’s (ARTC’s) management of the Inland Rail pre-construction program.

Commentary

9 Aug 2017

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil came at a huge cost. It reached US$15 billion including cost overruns of at least 75% and was the most expensive in FIFA history.

Commentary

26 Jul 2017

Did you know that the seventh most expensive building in the world is being built right here in Australia? No, it’s not a giant apartment block on the Gold Coast. It’s not a flashy new casino. It’s not even the recently announced hotel and apartment...

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