Substantial planning, funding and governance reforms are needed for infrastructure in Australian cities to cope with unprecedented growth, a new Infrastructure Australia paper has said.
The Australian Logistics Council has welcomed a speech by the Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge, which highlights the need for Commonwealth leadership in driving better planning outcomes and reducing road congestion as Australia’s population grows.
Philip Davies will join Deloitte Australia in its infrastructure team in September, following the end of his three-year tenure with Infrastructure Australia.
The state government has committed an additional $16 million to support planning and early construction of the bridge in Brisbane’s south west.
Former Infrastructure Australia chairmen Sir Rod Eddington and Mark Birrell will provide advice to the South Australian Government on the establishment of Infrastructure SA.