Tag: infrastructure

Migration under review amid growing congestion concerns

The Morrison government will launch an inquiry into Australia's migration rate.

The LNP has done nothing for infrastructure since it won power in 2013. It held back funds from Victoris despite the Labor election win. Now the Victorian Liberals are politicizing the work that is in progress. LNP lack of management skills are revealing themselves daily. The reality they are looking extremely bad and increasingly worse for the coming 3 years. Australia why did you simply listen to private media scooping up $80 mill in election advertising? Australis was the 2nd best world economy in 2013 and the the LNP took over. (ODT)

The Morrison government will launch a powerful inquiry into Australia’s migration program, opening the door to further cuts in immigrant numbers and moves to push more migrants into the regions to take pressure off congested areas in Sydney and Melbourne.

via Migration under review amid growing congestion concerns

NBN customers face higher prices or poorer internet connection, audit warns

Infrastructure Australia has warned the NBN faces major challenges.

The Abbott promise now the result. The LNP proves it’s management skills yet again Politisisation of everything and inability to deliver anything. Any wonder their drive for National Security and the death of the ABC has been accelerated.(ODT)

Some National Broadband Network customers will pay more for their internet or receive a lower-quality service as a result of the “multi-technology” model being used in the rollout, the government’s independent infrastructure adviser has warned.

The major Infrastructure Australia audit of the nation’s future transport, energy, water and telecommunications needs highlighted poor quality broadband connections, increased costs, and an “inherent tension” between NBN Co’s obligations to customers and taxpayers.

 

via NBN customers face higher prices or poorer internet connection, audit warns

China’s Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao mega bridge is more than an engineering challenge – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Remember when Tony Abbott bragged he’d be the Infra Structure PM what a joke. This 55 km sea bridge too 8 years to build

 

China is about to open the world’s longest sea bridge to traffic in the latest demonstration of its infrastructure ambitions.

The 55-kilometre bridge and tunnel project links the two special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau with the mainland, slashing travel time and linking up to 60 million people into a metropolis-style economy.

via China’s Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao mega bridge is more than an engineering challenge – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)