Do public private partnerships have a future?

The recent Australian Financial Review National Infrastructure Summit highlighted the fact governments and the private sector are constrained when it comes to financing and...

Can the power grid handle the transition to electric cars?

By some estimates, eight out of 10 cars sold in Australia will be electric by 2030. But all those cars need somewhere to charge,...

IPWEA CEO David Jenkins: Australia’s infrastructure boom will fail without people

In May 2021, the Australian Government announced an increase in the national rolling 10-year infrastructure investment pipeline from $110 billion to $120 billion, a...

How MAMP is helping asset management achieve maturity in Canada

In 2016, the Canadian Government launched the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP), an eight-year CAN$110 million program designed to support municipal asset management capacity...

NZ prioritises asset management with Three Waters Reform Programme

The New Zealand Government’s multibillion-dollar plan to help stressed councils deal with their water assets expanded significantly in 2021, underscoring Jacinda Arden’s belief in...

Why added funding is needed to maintain Australia’s bridges

When a road bridge collapsed in the US city of Pittsburgh in January, injuring four people but thankfully killing no one, there was a...

The importance of asset management in Finland

Petri Vainio, president of the Finnish Association of Municipal Engineering (FAME) chapter of asset management, believes forest management and asset management have a lot...

How to safeguard Australia’s infrastructure in 6 steps

By David Jenkins Late last year, when IPWEA began developing a whitepaper on Australia’s infrastructure challenges and how they could be addressed, the media’s attention...

Who is managing your community infrastructure assets?

Why Infrastructure Asset Management planning is vital to us all. Local Councils, government agencies and private businesses responsible for the delivery of services to the...

Striving towards a financially sustainable outcome for community infrastructure

By: David Jenkins Infrastructure assets such as roads, bridges, playgrounds and community centres provide the foundation for local, rural, regional, and metropolitan communities, and are...

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