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How paying a fair price could tackle the cost of congestion

Infrastructure Victoria has today released a discussion paper outlining how the introduction of a well-designed road pricing scheme could help address growing congestion on Melbourne roads. The independent agency’s paper The road ahead forecasts how congestion is set to worsen in the future and outlines the potential benefits of road pricing. Infrastructure Victoria Chief Executive […]

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Last chance to have your say on Victoria’s draft 30-year infrastructure strategy

Infrastructure Victoria is calling on Victorians to have their say on its draft 30-year infrastructure strategy before public consultation closes on Monday 31 October. The draft strategy takes the unprecedented step of looking at every aspect of infrastructure statewide across nine sectors covering everything from education to transport, telecommunications, energy and justice over the next […]

Value Capture Could Help Fund Major Projects

Value capture could help fund major projects

Infrastructure Victoria has today released a research paper exploring how value capture – such as imposing a levy on windfall gains made by property owners near a new train station – could help fund infrastructure in Victoria. In the policy paper, Infrastructure Victoria examines the challenges and opportunities of implementing value capture in Victoria, and […]

Education

Schools transformed into community hubs in draft strategy

Infrastructure Victoria has today recommended transforming new and expanded state schools into shared community facilities in the draft of the state’s first ever 30-year infrastructure strategy. The independent authority’s draft strategy lays out a pipeline of new and expanded infrastructure alongside policies and reforms to get more out of existing infrastructure – including early childhood […]

Justice

Integrated justice facilities the priority for next 30 years

Infrastructure Victoria has today recommended greater integration of justice and human services, introducing a new police hotline for non-urgent calls, new courts in growth areas and new police station supersites, as part of the draft of the state’s first ever 30-year infrastructure strategy. The independent authority’s draft strategy lays out a pipeline of new and […]

Health

Draft strategy addresses growing demand for health care

Infrastructure Victoria has today recommended major hospital refurbishments, digital health initiatives, community health hubs and a review of planning provisions for aged care facilities as part of the draft 30-year infrastructure strategy. The independent authority’s draft strategy lays out a pipeline of new and expanded infrastructure – including investment in mental health facilities – alongside […]

Draft 30 Year Infrastructure Strategy

Draft 30-year infrastructure strategy provides path to future

Infrastructure Victoria has today released a draft of Victoria’s first ever statewide, cross-sector infrastructure strategy for the next 30 years. The draft strategy, now open for consultation, takes the unprecedented step of looking at every aspect of infrastructure for the state across nine sectors covering everything from education to transport, telecommunications, energy and justice. The […]

Housing

Draft strategy tackles affordable housing shortage

Infrastructure Victoria has today called for a major investment in affordable and social housing for Victoria’s most vulnerable as one of the top priorities of its draft 30-year infrastructure strategy. According to Infrastructure Victoria’s estimates, up to 100,000 low income Victorians are currently living under extreme financial stress and without access to affordable housing – […]

Planning

Shaping Victoria’s growth over the next 30 years

Infrastructure Victoria has today recommended increasing density in established areas, particularly near railway stations and employment centres, to make better use of existing infrastructure as part of its draft 30-year strategy. The independent authority’s draft strategy lays out a pipeline of initiatives, including policy and reform changes to better align infrastructure and land use planning. […]

Regional

Improved ICT and transport top regional priorities

Infrastructure Victoria has today recommended upgrades to regional rail lines and highways, new and expanded bus and coach services and expanding digital health and information technology infrastructure as part of its draft 30-year infrastructure strategy. Infrastructure Victoria Chief Executive Michel Masson said the draft strategy laid out a pipeline of new projects alongside policies and […]

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