Second Interim Report

Second interim report

29 April 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-415-3

View the report as a single document - (PDF 733KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the Committee (PDF 21KB)
List of Recommendations (PDF 8KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 41KB)

Areas of inquiry for this report
Structure of this report

Chapter 2 - Benefits of infrastructure and responsibility for delivery (PDF 90KB)

Benefits of investing
Responsibility for delivery
Key government bodies and agencies

Chapter 3 - Infrastructure decision making and planning (PDF 130KB)

Decision making
Planning and coordination

Chapter 4 - Infrastructure spending (PDF 122KB)

Historic and current levels of spending
Future levels of spending

Chapter 5 - Infrastructure funding (PDF 89KB)

Value capture
User pays

Chapter 6 - Infrastructure financing (PDF 203KB)

Level of government debt
Raising government debt
Private sector investment
Superannuation funds
Accounting and management

Chapter 7 - Conclusion (PDF 31KB)

Getting into debt again: public and private financing
Horses for courses: value capture, user pays and private equity
Good debt and bad debt: properly accounting for infrastructure
Improving investor confidence: making the politics transparent


Additional information
Answers to Questions on Notice
Tabled documents


Committee Secretariat contact:

Senior Clerk's Office
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3555
Fax: +61 2 6277 3899