Stage 2 - Identifying and analysing options

The Assessment Framework is changing in line with amendments to the Infrastructure Australia Act 2008. Find out more here.  

The Stage 2 volume of the Assessment Framework is designed for anyone wishing to make a Stage 2 submission to Infrastructure Australia. 

During Stage 2 of Infrastructure Australia’s assessment process, you will identify, analyse and filter options to respond to the problems and opportunities you identified in Stage 1. This will save you from investing resources in developing unpromising options in your business case during Stage 3.

In your Stage 2 submission, you will identify a comprehensive longlist of options, and then demonstrate how you have applied a robust options analysis process to filter this to a shortlist of options, which you will explore in further detail in Stage 3. We assess both your options analysis process and the merits of your shortlisted options.

This document explains how we will go about assessing your submission and the tools and methodologies you can use during your analysis of options.