Major projects


The new Royal Adelaide Hospital: a case study in blow-outs, red tape and union influence

Did you know that the seventh most expensive building in the world is being built right here in Australia? It’s the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (nRAH)—a project that is 18 months behind schedule and $640 million over budget.

National rail action plan

This plan is an agreed set of actions that will be undertaken by the Commonwealth, state and territory governments and key members of the rail industry.

Community perceptions of Australia’s infrastructure

The aim of this research was to ascertain an understanding of community sentiment relating to infrastructure and associated sectors, as well as organisational perceptions and awareness relating to Infrastructure Australia the organisation.

An assessment of Australia’s future infrastructure needs

The 2019 audit covers transport, energy, water, telecommunications and – for the first time – social infrastructure, and looks at the major challenges and opportunities facing Australia’s infrastructure over the next 15 years and beyond.

City to Gungahlin Light Rail: project delivery report

This report records a major milestone for the city of Canberra. It reviews the implementation of the ACT Government’s transformational City to Gungahlin light rail project.

Building bridges: navigating Indonesia’s infrastructure choices

This paper explores Indonesia's need to coordinate integrated infrastructure projects that solve its intra-island, inter-island, and international connectivity gaps.

Best practice principles: quality, safe workplaces

The purpose of this guide is to help agencies and contractors apply the best practice principles for major projects.
Case study

On solid ground? Using a Public Private Partnership to build a new flagship hospital in Adelaide

This case study looks at the use of Public Private Partnerships in the construction of the Royal Adelaide Hospital by the South Australian government.

Bringing industry to airports: how the U.S experience can help Western Sydney to take off

Industry clusters are seen as critical to economic growth and national competitiveness in the United States. This report examines areas of future high-tech export potential and gives recommendations for how to encourage the emergence of industry clusters focused on aerospace and defence, food and agribusiness...

West Gate Tunnel Project and CityLink tolls: independent advice based on public information

This report provides detailed analysis of the CityLink and the West Gate Tunnel projects. For ease of reading, the detailed toll revenue modelling approach and key assumptions are contained in appendices, but are important to the independent advice.