Keynote Address

What is it about Western Australia that alternative funding regimes for public infrastructure such as PPPs have not found favour. Is it the risk aversion that political history has shrouded modern decision makers with or is it just the scale dis-economies that makes these techniques less attractive than elsewhere?

With Infrastructure WA preparing its first 20 year plan for major projects across the State will there be a change in emphasis in funding mechanisms proposed for key infrastructure projects in future?