Topic: Infrastructure

Investment in new and existing roads, ports, power supplies, buildings, airports and rail links are key priorities for Australia’s state, territory and federal governments.


Business Leaders Call for Infrastructure Investment and Energy Certainty ahead of May Budget

Australian directors are calling for infrastructure to be put at the top of the priority list in next month’s Federal Budget, according to the bi-annual Director Sentiment Index released today by the ...

Director Sentiment Index: First Half 2018

For the third survey in a row director sentiment has reached its highest point since 2011, largely off the back of increased confidence about the strength of the Australian economy, as well as other m...

Six reforms Australia needs

The ‘Governance of the Nation: A Report Card on Progress’ report delivered mixed reviews for Australia’s reform journey. Read how we’re tracking on six key policies which could...

Leilani Frew talks infrastructure

After over two decades in public and private finance, Leilani Frew MAICD shares her insights on public sector governance and national infrastructure risks and opportunities.

Western Australia: from the ground up

There is growing confidence that Western Australia is finding its way back from the aftermath of the resources and construction boom and bust. However, some things have substantially changed.

Director Sentiment Index: Second Half 2017

The results from the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ latest Director Sentiment Index show that Australian directors are buoyant about what the future holds, with director sentiment rising t...

Shelter from the storm

Peter Drysdale and Eroni Puamau are revolutionising housing in a cyclone-prone Fijian village, writes Ivan Ah Sam.

5 infrastructure focus points for building Australia’s future

As Australia’s capital cities get set to grow by 50 per cent over the next 15 years, getting infrastructure investment right is a priority. Philip Davies FAICD, CEO of Infrastructure Australia, explor...

Blueprint for Growth: government progress and missed opportunities

The 2017 Blueprint for Growth called for urgent action on a number of national reforms. The AICD’s Elizabeth Proust AO FAICD and Stephen Walters MAICD discuss recent government progress on these areas...

An important partnership

Australia is a very sophisticated market for infrastructure with world-class investors and enormous capability, but its success depends on collaboration, writes Domini Stuart.
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