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Immediate actions to tackle congestion

Off-peak public transport fares, an expansion of the car parking levy and an overhaul of bus services are among key recommendations made by Infrastructure Victoria today to tackle growing congestion in Melbourne. The independent infrastructure advisor has made the recommendations in its latest research paper Five-year focus: Immediate actions to tackle congestion which outlines a […]

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Infrastructure Victoria seeks views to drive future vehicles advice

Infrastructure Victoria is calling for submissions to help drive a groundbreaking new report on how the state can best prepare for the vehicles of the future. In its role as Victoria’s independent infrastructure advisory body, Infrastructure Victoria has been asked by the Government to provide advice on what infrastructure might be required to pave the […]

Infrastructure Victoria’s new research forecasts Melbourne travel in 2030

Infrastructure Victoria today released new research providing insights into how Melburnians are predicted to use roads and public transport in 2030. The work is part of Infrastructure Victoria’s Managing Transport Demand research program which is looking at ways to get the most out of Melbourne’s transport network. Chief Executive Officer Michel Masson said the research […]

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Providing advice on automated and zero emission vehicle infrastructure

Infrastructure Victoria has been asked by Government to provide advice on what infrastructure might be required to support the introduction of automated and zero emission vehicles in Victoria. The request was made by the Special Minister of State to Infrastructure Victoria,  an independent statutory authority created to provide expert advice on infrastructure matters. Infrastructure Victoria […]

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Assessment of Victorian Infrastructure Plan tabled in Parliament

Today our 2016-17 annual report was tabled in Parliament, which includes our assessment of the Government’s priorities as outlined in the Victorian Infrastructure Plan. It marks another milestone in the new way of infrastructure planning in Victoria following the release of the state’s first 30-year Infrastructure Strategy late last year, and subsequent release of the […]

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Release of the Victorian Infrastructure Plan

Infrastructure Victoria welcomes the release of the Victorian Government’s Victorian Infrastructure Plan. The plan responds to our 30-year infrastructure strategy delivered to the Victorian Parliament in December 2016. Our strategy made 137 recommendations to respond to our infrastructure challenges and opportunities over the short, medium and long term. The Victorian Infrastructure Plan indicates that Government […]

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The importance of infrastructure planning

This opinion piece was provided to and published in The Australian on 9 August 2017 Jim Miller, Infrastructure Victoria Chairman With the ever-increasing focus on infrastructure planning, funding and delivery, infrastructure bodies across Australia are playing an increasing role in shaping  and influencing the future of our country. This week these infrastructure bodies across Australia […]

We need to start planning for a rail link to Melbourne Airport

This opinion piece was provided to and published in The Age on 5 July 2017 Michel Masson, Infrastructure Victoria CEO News that the Federal Government has confirmed funding to develop a business case for a Melbourne Airport rail link is a welcome development. With the State Government also having provided funding for the project in […]

Ports Capacity Advice Identifies Opportunities For Hastings

Ports capacity advice identifies opportunities for Hastings

Infrastructure Victoria has provided its advice to government on increasing ports capacity for the state, including recommendations aimed at ensuring the Port of Hastings could increase its trades and volumes in the future. The recommendations form part of Infrastructure Victoria’s advice to government following a request for independent advice on when to invest in container […]