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2008, 2017, 2020
, Cities, Light Rail, Water
Corridor Protection: Planning and investing for the long term is the third paper of Infrastructure Australia’s Reform Series advising Australian governments to take urgent action in the next five years to protect vital infrastructure corridors,
Improving Public Transport: Customer Focused Franchising is the second paper of Infrastructure Australia’s Reform Series. It focuses on improving customers’ experience by exposing operation of government-owned bus and rail services to a competitive tender process, and selecting the best operator to provide services.
The business case considers constructing a pipeline between the Burdekin River and the Haughton pump station to supplement water supply for Townsville. A stage 1 pipeline, between the Haughton pump station and the Ross River Dam (via the Toonpan Outlet), is currently under construction.