Infrastructure - Redressing the deficit

Infrastructure - Redressing the deficit

VIC
May 20
Registrations for this event have now closed. Please contact Ricky Papara on (03) 9652 8414.

Speakers

Garry Bowditch, Chief Executive, SMART Infrastructure Facility
Rob Fitzpatrick, Director - Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics, NICTA
Pauline Vamos, Chief Executive, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia

Event overview

In his address to CEDA in December 2013, Infrastructure Australia Chair, Sir Rod Eddington, highlighted the importance of governments using resources carefully to build projects that matter to the economy and the community, rather than 'roads to nowhere'. Australia's infrastructure deficit is growing and much of the responsibility for it resides with State governments, which has a limited capacity to fund new infrastructure, given the current fiscal outlook.

The prioritisation of projects is a matter of contentious debate, as governments struggle to align public and private interests today with the needs of anticipated population growth and the tastes and preferences of future residents.

The first event in CEDA's 2014 Victorian Infrastructure Series will look to understand what type of infrastructure projects will have the greatest benefit to the national economy more generally and the Victorian economy specifically.  It will distinguish between economic and social infrastructure projects - including transport, communications, hospitals and housing.

Join CEDA members and representatives from the range of industries involved in developing, financing and completing major infrastructure projects, for this important policy conversation.

Meet the speakers

Garry Bowditch
Chief Executive, SMART Infrastructure Facility

Rob Fitzpatrick
Director - Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics, NICTA

Pauline Vamos
Chief Executive, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia

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