A Report to the Council of Australian Governments, December 2008

Publication Date
01 December 2008

This report outlines how Infrastructure Australia aims to address the key infrastructure challenges facing the nation's transport, water, energy and communications infrastructure.

Key points

The report identifies seven themes that provide a framework for action to meet the gaps, deficiencies and bottlenecks in Australia's infrastructure. These themes are:

  1. A national broadband network
  2. Creation of a true national energy market
  3. Competitive international gateways
  4. A national freight network
  5. Transforming our cities
  6. Providing essential indigenous infrastructure
  7. Adaptable and secure water supplies