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Recycling and resource recovery infrastructure – your questions answered

Last week we released our interim report in providing advice to government on recycling and resource recovery. It’s fair to say it got the country talking about recycling and what people would be willing to do in their house to change how they sort their waste. Here are answers to some of the common questions […]

Policy and behaviour changes needed to reduce waste and recycle more in Victoria

Infrastructure Victoria has handed the Victorian Government its early findings on how to build a better recycling and resource recovery industry for the state. As an independent agency, Infrastructure Victoria has been asked by government to provide advice on the sector, focusing on the role of infrastructure and government to support the industry as it […]

Recycling crisis is a chance to start again and get it right

This opinion piece was provided to and published in The Age on May 23, 2019 Michel Masson, Infrastructure Victoria CEO Recycling going to landfill; stockpiling of cardboard and chemicals; deadly warehouse fires – the state of waste in Victoria is fast approaching a tipping point. Two years ago, few people gave waste management a second thought. […]

Delivering advice on waste infrastructure in Victoria

Infrastructure Victoria will provide advice to government on the infrastructure required to support changes to recycling and resource recovery in Victoria. The Special Minister of State has made the request to Infrastructure Victoria as the state’s independent authority created to provide advice on infrastructure matters. Infrastructure Victoria Chief Executive Officer Michel Masson said the advice […]

Community panel drives research into transport network pricing

Infrastructure Victoria has today published its response to the recommendations of the community panel it convened to consider changing the way Victorians pay for the transport network. The panel of 38 Victorians worked together over four weeks to consider the question: Under what conditions, if any, would the community accept a change in the way […]

Better infrastructure to help grow Victoria’s potential

Infrastructure Victoria has today called for better integration of land use and transport infrastructure and more targeted regional infrastructure initiatives to help the state reap the benefits of its unprecedented population growth. Releasing a discussion paper titled Growing Victoria’s Potential, the independent infrastructure adviser said Victoria’s record population growth could deliver great outcomes for the […]

Regional investment to help grow Victoria’s potential

Infrastructure Victoria has today called for infrastructure investment in regional Victoria to target local strengths and address disadvantage, rather than ease Melbourne’s population growth pressures. Releasing a discussion paper titled Growing Victoria’s Potential, the independent infrastructure adviser said regional infrastructure initiatives should seek to ensure all parts of Victoria were well placed to respond to […]

Community panel delivers report on transport network pricing

Infrastructure Victoria has published the report of a community panel which it convened to consider changing the way Victorians pay for the transport network. The panel of 38 Victorians worked together over four weeks to consider the question: Under what conditions, if any, would the community accept a change in the way Victorians pay for […]

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Community panel to consider new way of paying for transport

Infrastructure Victoria has begun consultation with the community to inform its research into reforming how Victorians pay for the transport network. The first meeting of Infrastructure Victoria’s community panel on transport network pricing was held last night, bringing together people from all walks of life to consider the question: Under what conditions, if any, would the […]

Chapel Street Reimagined With 100% Automated Shared Zero Emissions Vehicles

Letter to the editor: Prepare now to reap driverless car benefits

This letter to the editor was submitted to The Australian on 29 October, 2018. Cohda Wireless’ ‘world-first’ demonstration of its unique driverless car software on the weekend is a great example of how quickly technology and safety advancements are moving when it comes to driverless vehicles (“Successful trial of driverless car ‘proves’ roads can be […]