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Infrastructure investment approaches and international lessons are on the agenda for the videoconference public hearing on Monday, 14 September for the inquiry into options for financing faster rail.
Mr John Alexander OAM MP, Chair of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities, said ‘major infrastructure projects will play an important role in Australia’s economic recovery’.
‘Strategic investment in rail infrastructure can enhance connectivity between Australia’s cities and regions, and deliver significant economic and social benefits to Australians,’ said Mr Alexander.
The committee will hear from investment specialists QIC and IFM Investors about infrastructure investment opportunities and challenges, and UK rail infrastructure expert Professor Andrew McNaughton will provide an international perspective on lessons applicable to the Australian context.
Public hearing details
Date: Monday, 14 September 2020
Time: 2:00pm to 5.00pm
This article first appeared on www.miragenews.com
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