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About Infrastructure WA

Premier's media statement:Infrastructure WA will grow the economy, generate jobs and support communities - 6 February 2018

The State Government is seeking feedback on the proposal to establish Infrastructure WA, an independent body to provide expert advice to the Premier and Government on infrastructure needs and priorities in Western Australia.

This initiative seeks to improve infrastructure planning and decision-making to maximise the value to Western Australia from every dollar spent on infrastructure. This will create more certainty, a better environment for private sector investment, maximising our capacity to grow the economy and create jobs. The establishment of Infrastructure WA is a key element of the Government’s Plan for Jobs.

Infrastructure WA’s proposed key roles and functions include:

  • Developing a 20-year State Infrastructure Strategy as advice to Government
  • Evaluating major Infrastructure proposals and advising government on infrastructure priorities
  • Providing expert advice on infrastructure matters
  • Supporting the work of agencies in developing their infrastructure plans
  • Providing high-level advice on funding and financing models for infrastructure
  • Coordinating Western Australia’s dealings with Infrastructure Australia

Further information on the proposal is provided in the documents below.

Infrastructure WA – Public Consultation Paper (pdf 2.17 MB)

Infrastructure WA – Fact Sheet  (pdf 973 KB)

Infrastructure WA – Frequently Asked Questions (pdf 1.94 MB)

Infrastructure WA – Stakeholder Forums Presentation (pdf 1.54 MB)

 

Note submissions on the Infrastructure WA proposal closed on 20 March 2018. All submissions will be considered in finalising the model for Infrastructure WA. It is expected that a consultation report will be published in late 2018.

How to stay informed

To subscribe for updates on Infrastructure WA, please email infrastructurewa@dpc.wa.gov.au

For all other enquiries, please email infrastructurewa@dpc.wa.gov.au or call (08) 6552 6620.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.