Tag: infrastructure financing

Infrastructure

What’s the deal with City Deals?

As Australia prepares itself for an 11.8 million population increase and a steep rise in urbanization over the next thirty years, the need to ensure our cities are more productive, more liveable and more sustainable is becoming stronger. As it stands, the nation is already highly centralized with more than half of the national population…

9 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Infrastructure

Growing a potential pipeline of investable infrastructure projects

Deconstructing the problem A report compiled by law firm Allens places Australia’s colossal and growing infrastructure deficit at $300-770 billion. Not helping matters is the hefty 11.8 million national population increase forecast over the next thirty years by the Australian Bureau of Statistics; signifying yet more demand for the nation’s already overburdened network of infrastructure…

25 Jul 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Banking & Finance

Infrastructure

Meeting infrastructure demand – who will pay and how?

The private sector has a big part to play in helping Australia catch up with infrastructure demand, says Michael McCormack; who presented at the AFR National Infrastructure Summit last week. In association with Deloitte, the Summit challenged state leaders on their varying approaches to paying for infrastructure; and explored the latest funding and delivery models…

12 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Infrastructure

Do market-led proposals have their place?

Aneetha de Silva, Managing Director - Government, Aurecon "A genuine role exists for market-led proposals to fill infrastructure and service gaps within Australia and with the right approach, they can be a disruptor for good. The Australian infrastructure sector is a mature and increasingly networked one. Many key assets are owned or operated by private…

5 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Banking & Finance

Infrastructure

Collaborative funding to deliver large scale infrastructure projects

Australia’s population is set to exceed 25 million; and this unprecedented increase demands equivalent growth in infrastructure. But who should pay; and how? With large scale infrastructure projects now scaling tens of billions of dollars, funding and financing these projects presents an increasing challenge. On the private side, many banks have restricted the value of…

30 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Mining & Resources

Public infrastructure needs could boost engineering investment

Public infrastructure in Australia is due an overhaul, which could provide a much-needed boost for the country's engineering sector. That is the upshot of a new report by Deloitte, as the company examined the state of the economy in the final quarter of 2013. According to the firm, public infrastructure has been in the headlines…

6 Feb 2014, by Informa Insights