Tag: East West Link

Transport & Logistics

Assessing the funding paradox: how important is a AAA credit rating?

Overview of the Victorian Transport Infrastructure Summit Infrastructure creates a catch 22 within many private and public organisations; new assets are critical for the productivity of all businesses, but it is also expensive and time consuming to build. The Victorian Transport Infrastructure summit, held on the 10th & 11 of September in Melbourne, addressed many…

23 Sep 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

The future of Victorian freight rail

Victoria has made clear its aims to position itself as Australia's freight and logistics capital, releasing a multi-billion dollar framework strategy for the state. Published earlier this month, The Freight State highlighted how the state government intends to generate between $19 billion and $23 billion each year, while creating thousands of jobs. Premier Denis Napthine…

30 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Transport infrastructure: Focus on Victoria

It’s been an interesting few months for transport in Victoria with debate on both sides of politics unravelling different perspectives on the needs of Victorian residents. Federal transport Minister Anthony Albanese has committed funding for the Melbourne Metro rail link, while Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has committed funding for the controversial East West Link. Transport…

19 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights