Industrial system infrastructure installations, such as those in semiconductor fabrication plants, are complex, short-term and mission-critical. Our strategy, called Optimized Installation Flow (OIF), builds on lean and associated theories in the realm of production planning and control, synthesizing a method with seven principles, and can...
This draft strategy document takes an integrated, cross‐sectoral view of infrastructure planning, making 95 draft recommendations to the Victorian government across both metropolitan and regional Victoria.
This paper briefly reviews the relationship now between ICT and the cities, particularly in Australia, and surveys the role that communication and information infrastructure might now play in the future form and function of cities.
Sustainability is becoming a key factor in the decision-making process of infrastructure projects throughout their lifecycles, so this research aims to develop a continuous BIM-based Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for infrastructure projects that utilises an explicit data structure to (1) systematically integrate data from various...
The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (NSW) is the lead agency for water resource policy, regulation and planning in the state. This audit examined whether the department has effectively supported the planning for and funding of town water infrastructure in regional NSW.
The Infrastructure Priority List is the authoritative guide to the priority infrastructure investments Australia needs to secure a sustainable and prosperous future. Reflecting the national need for infrastructure investment to progress quickly, this mid-year update has been launched for the first time
Although Australia is a federation with a powerful central government, state governments control many of the levers most crucial for raising our productivity. The NSW Productivity Commission has focused on practical recommendations that align with other NSW government priorities.
Melbourne’s growth area infrastructure contribution and the funding of public transport in outer suburbs
in 2010 the Growth Area Infrastructure Contribution (GAIC) fund was introduced to partially offset (up to 15%) the cost of new ‘essential state-funded’ infrastructure in growth areas on Melbourne’s fringe. This paper examines the GAIC fund and within this, its use for public transport –...