Tag: National PPP Summit

Infrastructure

PPP evolution – where to now?

Approaches to infrastructure procurement in Australia have evolved considerably over decades, giving rise to a suite of models. Public private partnerships (PPPs) have proven to be a particularly robust ‘species’, given their superior capacity to deliver projects on time and within budget - and ultimately generate value-for-money for the tax payer. However, the environment in…

5 Feb 2019, by Amy Sarcevic

Infrastructure

PPP risk allocation – what constitutes best practice?

Effective risk allocation is key to the success of any public private partnership (PPP). Get it right and projects can attract a competitive pool of bidders, more efficiently negotiate contracts and reduce the likelihood of dispute during the concession period. Get it wrong and the opposite will be true. “Historically, there was a tendency for…

10 Jan 2019, by Amy Sarcevic

Infrastructure

Depoliticising Australian Infrastructure

Throughout Australia, and around the world, there are a tremendous number of infrastructure projects in the pipeline. This makes for a competitive playing field in which countries and jurisdictions with the most attractive conditions are favoured by bidders and investors. In the past, Australia has fared reasonably well in relation to some of its global…

8 Jan 2019, by Amy Sarcevic

Infrastructure

Managing and mitigating risk during the delivery phase of a PPP

The last few years have seen a resurgence of interest in the use of Public Private Partnerships. With the promise of budget certainty, project efficiency and appropriate risk transfer, Governments are increasingly reaching out to the Private sector for social and economic infrastructure projects. But alongside the numerous benefits, there are equivalent measures of risk…

29 Sep 2016, by Informa Insights