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Report card 2009 (part 3): Nation Building Program spends only 23% on rail, long list of motorways

(1) Infrastructure Australia Act 2008

Infrastructure Australia was set up under an Act in 2008

http://www.frli.gov.au/ComLaw/Legislation/Act1.nsf/0/8D482E840B59D9DACA257427000C1FBB/$file/0172008.pdf

In clause 5.2.a Infrastructure Australia’s function is

“to conduct audits to determine the adequacy, capacity and condition of nationally significant infrastructure, taking into account forecast growth;”

This implies perpetual growth without the requirement of a resource analysis (e.g. fuel and energy requirements for the [...]