Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester says a new road safety app is set to help drivers make better choices and save lives on Australian roads.
Companies now have the first opportunity to register their interest to construct a section of the historic Inland Rail project.
Infrastructure Australia is calling on Australian governments and industry leaders to identify infrastructure problems and opportunities of national significance as part of its 2018 Infrastructure Priority List (IPL) update.
Julieanne Alroe has been appointed chair of the independent Infrastructure Australia board, following the retirement of Mark Birrell.
Infrastructure and Transport Minister Darren Chester has released a discussion paper for the Inquiry into National Freight and Supply Chain Priorities and called for submissions.
The first trade packages have been released for the $250 million North Queensland Stadium in Townsville, opening the way to a major increase in local employment.
The federal Government has confirmed that it will build Western Sydney Airport.
The federal Government has committed to a $20 billion investment in rail projects in this year’s Budget.
In a major policy statement to Parliament, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has committed the federal Government to what he called five “key initiatives” in infrastructure policy.
Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has announced more than 40 environmental conditions, addressing environmental issues across biodiversity, noise and heritage, that must be adopted for the proposed development of the Western Sydney Airport.
The Australian Greens have attacked the Government’s plan to have a multi-million water conservation project placed in the hands of Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, who is Minister for Agriculture and Water.
The Australian and New Zealand governments have launched the Australia & New Zealand Infrastructure Pipeline (ANZIP), “reinforcing a shared commitment to Trans-Tasman collaboration, open markets, innovation and investment”.
Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester has announced a major study to identify priorities for General Aviation (GA) in the future.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced additional funding of $440 million to start key water projects across Australia.
South Australian crossbench Senator Nick Xenophon, now leader of the Nick Xenophon Team, says he will move to overthrow new “dangerous” drone rules, concerned that lax regulations could lead to mid-air collisions.
The Federal and NSW governments are canvassing six alternative rail options to link the proposed western Sydney Badgerys Creek airport to the city.
The Government is inviting the private sector to register interest in the design, construction, delivery and financing of the Inland Rail project.
Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has blocked the bids for New South Wales electricity network Ausgrid, citing of national security concerns.
Labor has promised that, in government, it will improve infrastructure in Australia’s three largest cities - Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.
The Coalition says that if re-elected it will establish a Regional Investment Corporation to fast-track the delivery of $4.5 billion in Commonwealth drought and water infrastructure loans.
A change of government on July 2 will mean another shakeup in policy for the National Broadband Network (NBN).
A federal Labor government would provide embattled Whyalla steelmaker Arrium with a $100 million lifeline, with the money to go towards projects aimed at securing the long-term sustainability of the plant and local workforce.
Prime Minister Hon Malcolm Turnbull has released the Government’s Smart Cities Plan, saying it will deliver jobs closer to homes, more affordable housing, better transport connections and healthy environments.
Infrastructure Australia has published a 15-year Australian Infrastructure Plan setting out a priority list of more than 90 potential projects around the country and an extensive set of recommendations relevant to all levels of government about reforms to improve the delivery of infrastructure.
The federal Government has welcomed the New South Wales Government announcement that ‘NSW Electricity Networks’ was the successful bidder for the 99-year lease of TransGrid, the NSW electricity transmission network.
Second time around, the Federal Government has approved the development of Australia’s largest coal mine.
The Liberal Party’s change of leadership has been widely seen as a huge obstacle to Labor’s chances of winning next year’s election. But Labor leader Bill Shorten is pursuing a “strictly business-as-usual” approach.
A Senate committee has been taking evidence in Western Australia on the controversial Perth Freight Link - the largest road project to be undertaken in WA.
Before the Cabinet reshuffle, the then Treasurer Joe Hockey welcomed the passage of legislation that enables Australia to become a founding member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Productivity Commission chairman Peter Harris says that in developing infrastructure policy, pricing regulators should be given greater ability to weigh up, transparently, what can be achieved by a variety of options.