Infrastructure Victoria held a live Q&A webinar to explain the 94 recommendations in Victoria’s infrastructure strategy 2021-2051. Attendees heard from CEO Michel Masson, Director of Economics and Research Llewellyn Reynders and Deputy CEO Jonathan Spear. You can view the slides here or watch the recording below.
Anyone working in infrastructure planning laughs and cringes at the very mention of Utopia – the hilarious TV show set at the fictional government agency, the Nation Building Authority. It’s possible, like me, they’ve been asked to draw comparisons between the program and their own organisation at more than one barbecue. As chair of […]
Four key transport projects delivered over the next 30 years will better connect Victorians to jobs, services and each other, says the state’s independent advisory body, Infrastructure Victoria. Presented to the Victorian Parliament today, Victoria’s infrastructure strategy 2021–2051 makes 94 recommendations worth around $100 billion, spanning many types of infrastructure and based on extensive […]
Infrastructure Victoria held an online Q&A webinar to share the key early findings from the Towards 2050: Gas infrastructure in a zero emissions economy interim report. Attendees heard from Project Director Elissa McNamara, CEO Michel Masson and Deputy CEO Jonathan Spear. You can view the slides here, or watch the recording below.
All Victorians are invited to have their say on the future of gas infrastructure as the state transforms to net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Infrastructure Victoria, the state’s independent infrastructure advisory authority, today released its interim evidence base and report to the Victorian Government on the role of gas infrastructure in a zero emissions […]
How well do you understand recycling? Do you know what material goes in which bin and why? No, this isn’t a trashy trivia, we’re on a mission to clean up confusion around recycling in the interest of building a zero-waste, circular economy. We were thrilled to see the Victorian Government’s recent announcement on recycling reforms […]
Our tree canopies are struggling for space with small lots, renovated homes, new townhouses and apartment blocks, all of which are accommodating Victoria’s growing population. When we use the word ‘infrastructure’, we’re not just talking about roads and buildings. Environmental infrastructure can refer to parks, green open spaces and corridors, woodlands, open countryside, sporting fields […]
Powering government, private and rideshare fleets with electric cars could unlock a second-hand market and make them more accessible for everyday Victorians, a community panel has recommended. Accessibility and affordability were two of the key barriers to electric car uptake that 211 everyday Victorians discussed in response to the question of: “How should the Victorian […]
Ways to speed up Victoria’s switch to low and zero emissions vehicles have been identified in the state’s largest ever deliberative engagement [i] program, commissioned by Infrastructure Victoria. A community panel of 211 Victorians took part in a month-long virtual workshop series to answer the question of: “How should the Victorian Government support more people […]
As we’ve sweltered and shivered through an indecisive summer, Victoria’s weather continues to keep forecasters on their toes. But the question of whether to take a jacket to brunch is far from our most pressing concern. The recent heat and extreme weather is a timely reminder of Victoria’s changing climate, and that our infrastructure needs […]