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.

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Mission critical

The expansion of Australia’s Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 will have significant implications for directors, writes Microsoft ANZ general counsel Tom Daemen.

Managing expectations

Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) senior economist Melissa Wilson says boards can improve management capability to boost business dynamism.

Bridging the gap

Use of sensor technologies to mitigate the risk of ageing infrastructure has opened global opportunities for Victorian government agency VicTrack — and given CEO Campbell Rose AM GAICD a late ca...

Mine games

Mining is essential to the foundations of the Australian economy, but miners need to think laterally about improvements to aid efficiency and reduce environmental impact, writes Rob Adamson MAICD.

Is Australia's infrastructure boom at risk?

The country's post-pandemic recovery depends on record levels of spending on critical infrastructure. But does the infrastructure sector have the capacity to deliver the investment pipeline?

Driving infrastructure reform in the post-COVID era

Directors have called for a continued focus on infrastructure to guide Australia’s COVID-19 recovery. Infrastructure Australia, who are due to release their 2021 Australian Infrastructure Plan mid-nex...

Sentiment bounces back despite COVID-19 economic uncertainty crisis: Director Sentiment Index

The latest Director Sentiment Index (DSI) has revealed a jump in director sentiment, despite the on-going economic uncertainty triggered by COVID-19.

Sentiment plummets amidst COVID-19 crisis: Director Sentiment Index

Sentiment has plummeted to its lowest level since the inception of the survey in 2011, with only two per cent of directors expecting the Australian economy to be strong in the coming year.

Director sentiment drops to a three year low

Director sentiment drops to a three year low as over 60 per cent of directors expect weakened economic conditions over the next 12 months.

Increase in infrastructure could be the boom Toowoomba needs

A new airport, dual-carriageway toll road and the proposed inland rail line could see a mini-boom for Queensland's regional city of Toowoomba.
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