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Australian Government Infrastructure Policy Statement – defining nationally significant transport infrastructure

Australian Government Infrastructure Policy Statement – defining nationally significant transport infrastructure

Purpose On 14 November 2023, the Australian Government introduced the Infrastructure Policy Statement (Policy Statement). The Policy Statement defines nationally significant transport infrastructure, sets out three strategic themes that guide infrastructure investment decisions and outlines how the Government will implement these themes. ‘Nationally significant’ transport infrastructure projects ‘Nationally significant’ transport infrastructure projects are projects that...

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In brief: key legal issues for project finance transactions in Australia

In brief: key legal issues for project finance transactions in Australia

Government authorities Relevant authorities 16What are the relevant government agencies or departments with authority over projects in the typical project sectors? What is the nature and extent of their authority? What is the history of state ownership in these sectors? Federal and state government agencies will often have shared responsibility for typical project sectors. The...