Mapping liveable cities of the future

Governments are turning to 3D modelling to plan urban spaces as federal planners raise concerns about pressures on Australia’s infrastructure.

Leadership needed on Sydney and Melbourne’s growth, says Infrastructure Australia

A new report from Infrastructure Australia is calling for the Federal Government to take leadership in securing the global competitiveness of Australia’s two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne. The report recommends that the Government establish a framework of incentives to improve the productivity, liveability and affordability of our largest cities. “Australia’s cities are the powerhouses […]

Water bills could double, warns Infrastructure Australia

Government agency Infrastructure Australia has warned that water bills for Australian households could double in real terms by 2040 unless a comprehensive water management strategy is implemented. The report, ‘Reforming Urban Water’, was released by Adrian Dwyer, Executive Director of Policy and Research at Infrastructure Australia. The report focuses on the provision of water for […]

Infrastructure Australia head rails against bureaucratic ineptitude

By Julian Bajkowski The head of Infrastructure Australia, the Commonwealth’s chief advisor on national rail, roads and ports policy, has delivered a blistering critique of all three layers of bureaucracy, openly accusing elements of the public service of putting their own self-interest before that of the nation’s. In a speech on Tuesday to the Committee […]

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