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Good move – fixing transport congestion

While congested roads and crowded public transport may seem a distant memory, it’s still a real problem for our growing city and state and will be in the future if we don’t do things differently. As the state’s long-term infrastructure planning agency, Infrastructure Victoria today released new research that shows behaviour change is the best […]

Fixing transport congestion a good move for Victoria

Infrastructure Victoria today released new research that shows behaviour change is the best solution to reduce growing congestion and crowding on Victoria’s roads and public transport, as well as getting more out of our transport system. The report Good move – fixing transport congestion shows that a comprehensive change to the pricing of roads, public […]

Submissions closed on regional Victoria’s infrastructure priorities

Submissions have now closed on Infrastructure Victoria’s latest regional work, Infrastructure Priorities for the Regions. Throughout the 12-week submissions period, Infrastructure Victoria heard from over 40 stakeholders including councils, industry groups and service providers. Stakeholders were presented with profiles on each of Victoria’s nine regions and invited to make a submission addressing regional disadvantage or […]

Recycling and resource recovery podcast: jurisdictions around the world

As part of Infrastructure Victoria’s research in preparing advice to government on recycling and resource recovery, we have identified six countries around the world with strong recycling performance. These include; Wales, Netherlands, Germany, South Korea and our neighbouring states of South Australia and New South Wales. Infrastructure Victoria’s Principal Advisor Steve Connors and AlphaBeta Managing […]

Submissions have closed on recycling evidence base report

Submissions have now closed on Infrastructure Victoria’s Recycling and resource recovery infrastructure – Evidence base report. In total Infrastructure Victoria received 53 submissions from local councils, industry groups and private companies. The Evidence base report outlines our work to date which identifies opportunities for investment, new processes and community action. To help shape the Evidence […]

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 and resource recovery podcast: current state of the waste sector

In April 2019, the Victorian Government asked Infrastructure Victoria to provide advice on Victoria’s recycling and resource recovery sector. To get a better understanding of Victoria’s recycling and resource recovery sector, Infrastructure Victoria’s Project Director Elissa McNamara sat down with Sustainability Victoria’s Director of Resource Recovery Matt Genever to talk about; the current problem where […]

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 […]

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