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Advice On Options For Victoria’s Second Container Port

Advice on options for Victoria’s second container port

Tuesday 17 May 2016 Infrastructure Victoria will provide advice to the Victorian Government on the merits of developing a potential second Victorian container port, and options for the location of this facility, including at the Port of Hastings and the Bay West location. The request for advice was made to Infrastructure Victoria by the Special […]

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Infrastructure Victoria and the resilient Melbourne Citymart open innovation challenge

Infrastructure Victoria is pleased to be working with Resilient Melbourne to host an open innovation challenge to find new ways to reduce transport congestion, combat social isolation and make the experience of travelling more socially fulfilling. The Resilient Melbourne Citymart Challenge invites problem solvers, entrepreneurs, technology developers, artists and creative thinkers from all walks of […]

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Evidence based released for future ports advice

Infrastructure Victoria has today released a discussion paper and evidence it will consider in developing its future advice to government on a second container port for the state. An independent authority, Infrastructure Victoria has been requested by the Government to provide advice on the future need, timing and location of a second container port in […]

Landmark 30 Year Infrastructure Strategy For All Victorians

Landmark 30-year infrastructure strategy for all Victorians

Infrastructure Victoria has today tabled in Parliament Victoria’s first ever statewide, cross-sector infrastructure strategy for the next 30 years. The independent authority has made 137 recommendations worth around $100 billion across nine sectors including transport, education, housing, health, energy, water and justice. Chief Executive Michel Masson said the strategy had been developed for all Victorians, […]

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Improving cost benefit analysis to capture more impacts

Infrastructure Victoria has today released a paper on improving cost benefit analysis to capture more economic, social and environmental impacts of infrastructure projects. Moving from evaluation to valuation is the first in a series of research papers which aims to improve how infrastructure projects are assessed and compared. Infrastructure Victoria Chief Executive Officer Michel Masson […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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