Government Community of Practice

Background

This forum was created in order for AM professionals in government bodies to convene, share, and grow their asset management skills and knowledge. It acts as a single meeting place for government professionals in asset management, bringing together and establishing connections that may have otherwise not been available.

Goals of the CoP

  • Bring together a group of like-minded professionals in government asset management
  • Share knowledge, experiences, and case studies in order to learn
  • Create strategies for implementing and improving current challenges in asset management in government departments
  • Help government bodies develop and enhance their asset management practice starting from the planning phase through to the retirement phase

Key meeting places of the CoP

The Sydney, Peth, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Hobart chapters will each hold government CoP events annually. To enquire about these events, please email the respective chapter chair.
For those who subscribe, a monthly newsletter will be emailed, containing all government-sector news in the asset management sphere.

The Federal Government’s recently announced budget contained $15.2 billion1 to boost infrastructure projects across the nation. 

Included in the announcements were the following:

  • Newcastle Airport – expansion to the terminal and runway to accommodate long-range Code E aircraft and address the current limitations faced by passengers and freight operators.
  • Warrego Highway – improvements to Queensland’s principal east-west freight route which will increase road safety, capacity and flood immunity.
  • SA High Productivity Vehicle Access – improvements to maximise the efficiency of the South Australia regional and intrastate freight network, including greater mass limits, strengthening bridge capacities, and duplicating lanes on Dukes, Sturt and Augusta Highways.   
  • Burnie to Hobart freight corridor – improvements to the crucial transport link will include a range of road and rail enhancements, lane duplications and intersection upgrades.
  • Great Northern Highway – improvements to address safety pavement and bridge strength and width, culvert rehabilitation, and flooding resilience2.

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1 Sourced: https://www.infrastructureaustralia.gov.au/listing/newsletter/new-funding-announced-infrastructure-priority-list-proposals

2 All information in bullet list sourced from: https://www.infrastructureaustralia.gov.au/listing/newsletter/new-funding-announced-infrastructure-priority-list-proposals