With a focus on developing export gateways, water security, digital connectivity, new sources of energy and digital health services regional communities are set to benefit from major projects on the 2021 Infrastructure Priority
Sweeping changes in digitisation, local infrastructure use and service innovation and adaption have been key industry responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia, a report finds.
National Cabinet agreed Infrastructure Australia (IA) will evaluate project proposals that require in excess of $250 million in funding from the federal government.
Engineers Australia (EA) will present the Deputy Prime Minister with member based recommendations for an evidence based infrastructure roadmap in April 2021.
The 2020-21 Federal Budget committed additional funding to Infrastructure Australia to provide reform and investment advice in support of the infrastructure-led COVID-19 recovery.