Infrastructure Partnerships Australia is the peak body for Australia’s infrastructure sector. By harnessing the expertise and experience of our CEO Membership, IPA leads and shapes the national infrastructure debate toward world’s best-practice delivery of Australia’s critical infrastructure – influencing public policy, media opinion and business practice.
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia is committed to:
Promoting genuine, cohesive and cooperative partnerships between Australia’s governments and the infrastructure industry;
Driving world’s best-practice in the identification, procurement and delivery of Australia’s infrastructure;
Providing excellent service to our Members through bold public policy, professional industry events, strong media management and proficient administration; and
Educating stakeholders and the community about the economic and social benefits of major infrastructure projects and reforms.
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia prides itself on the services we deliver for our Membership and the broader infrastructure sector. These services include regular policy forums, strong public affairs and media advocacy, key research into Australia’s infrastructure needs and major industry events.
By harnessing our policy, public affairs, research and events expertise, Infrastructure Partnerships Australia shapes the national debate to champion the timely and cost efficient delivery of world class infrastructure assets and services.
Policy & Research
Agenda setting, relevant and evidence-based policy and research is critical to ensure that public debate and government policy best meet national infrastructure objectives.
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia is committed to the delivery and articulation of landmark policy enabling Australia’s governments and industry to work together to identify, finance and deliver the assets and services that will sustain economic prosperity and our standard of living.
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia conducts independent research to:
Better understand and articulate the key policies and projects fundamental to the development of key infrastructure;
Improve and accelerate decision making, ensuring timely delivery of world-class infrastructure; and
Ensure the fulsome engagement of stakeholders, governments and the community in finding solutions to Australia’s infrastructure challenges.
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia convenes Member Policy Taskforces across a range of sectors. By harnessing the deep, sectoral expertise and the resources of our Membership, we ensure that our policy addresses the key impediments to the delivery of the best value, best quality infrastructure. Our policy Taskforces bring together the nation’s most senior business leaders, policy makers and regulators to:
Facilitate strong engagement between key government ministers, regulators and Australia’s leading industry practitioners to deliver better policy and project outcomes;
Develop a strong, clear minded and integrated national infrastructure agenda, with a strong focus on the national interest; and
Provide leadership in the use of innovative financing and delivery models to improve outcomes for governments, taxpayers and consumers.
For more information on Infrastructure Partnerships Australia Taskforces, please visit the Taskforces section of our website.
An informed and supportive community is vital to ensure a strong government focus on delivering the right infrastructure to sustain Australia’s economic growth and social development. Infrastructure Partnerships Australia maintains a strong focus on public advocacy of the solutions to key national infrastructure challenges through:
Shaping the public debate through evidence based advocacy that supports the objectives of government, the infrastructure sector and the community;
Communicating the successes of collaboration and partnerships between the government and private sectors to deliver modern, world class and fit for purpose infrastructure assets and services;
Engaging local, metropolitan and national media stakeholders to provide an informed and balanced source of information on rigorous and enduring solutions to Australia’s infrastructure challenges.
Genuine partnerships between the public and private sectors require strong relationships and mutual understanding. That’s why Infrastructure Partnerships Australia convenes major industry networking events, promoting enduring and strong engagement between Australia’s key decision makers and business leaders. Our regular events include,
- Our annual Partnerships Conference
- Annual Infrastructure Oration and the National Infrastructure Awards
- Leaders Luncheon Series
- Policy Roundtable discussions
- Our NETWORK | Infrastructure Series
For more information on Infrastructure Partnerships Australia Events, please visit the Events section of our website.