Infrastructure

Queensland Draft Infrastructure Strategy. A strong focus on liveable, inclusive and accessible communities

The draft plan acknowledges the important role infrastructure plays across the state as Queensland’s population and economic growth outstrips the national average.

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Census 2021: What will journey to work data mean when we aren’t leaving home?

The Census will be conducted on the 10th of August 2021 and provides a comprehensive snapshot of the demographic, economic, social and cultural make-up of Australia.

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COVID-19 impacts both cities and regional population growth

The Australian Bureau of Statistics regional population data just released has provided the first insights into the impact of COVID-19 on where people live has changed during the pandemic.

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Silent movers: electric cars are coming, but is energy regulation ready?

Regulatory arrangements are not ready to deal with the rising uptake of electric vehicles.

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Tunnel Vision – why an infra-geek loves digging up Sydney’s transport

Last week I was in Sydney, where tunnelling seems to be becoming an obsession

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Automated vehicles, mobility as a service and zero emission vehicles. Changing the face of our cities.

Can you imagine a future where driverless electric vehicles are commonplace?

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Worrying over your fuel tax credits? Technology makes it easy.

If you are in the transport industry, the one bill that will really make you wince every time you look at it is your fuel bill.

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Melbourne 2030 – Rethinking transport models to put the customer first

Australia’s transport system is on the cusp of major and permanent disruption.

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Infrastructure Productivity: time to unleash the technology revolution

While the fourth industrial revolution has swept through the wider economy, infrastructure has largely been stuck in the past. But smarter rather than more is the key to infrastructure operations.

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How to meet the challenges of a changing future? Data and foresight are key

The infrastructure we plan today will need to anticipate the future and the ways new technology will overcome our current constraints.

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Rethinking infrastructure project selection – breaking the cycle of new construction

High quality and efficient infrastructure is a major driver of national economic growth and productivity.

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No social license to operate? Beware, it may scuttle your project

Infrastructure participants have been talking about the concept of social license for some time. Initially created by the mining sector in an attempt to come to terms with the growing…

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Our congested country – getting in the fast lane 

Traffic congestion is one of the biggest challenges facing Australian cities and regions. It affects our liveability, productivity and global reputation as a destination of choice for investment. Despite several…

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