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Making the case for reform. “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” Albert Einstein. Who we are…. What we want….

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“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

Albert Einstein


Who we are… thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”


What we want… thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

….a better way of funding, pricing, planning, & managing, land transport in Australia to ensure it delivers optimum and sustainable economic, social and environmental outcomes for all Australians.


Our goals…. thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

  • raise the level of public debate

  • ignite a reform process across all tiers of government

  • significant traction by the middle of this decade


Our strategy…. thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

  • Bottom up - engage the community in the debate by providing information and promoting ideas (mainstream and social media)

  • Top down - engage with government to encourage a meaningful reform process (share the tent)


The case for reform…. thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

  • We don’t have the money to build and maintain our transport infrastructure.

  • There is little consistency or rationality in how we, as users, pay for our transport choices.

  • Congestion is choking our cities, degrading our quality of life and costing you the taxpayer.


The case for reform…. thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

  • Government responsibilities are divided and illogical.

  • We’re long on vision, short on delivery.

  • There is a disconnect between land-use planning and infrastructure delivery.


The case for reform…. thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

  • Under-spending on infrastructure is compromising network safety.

  • We’re failing the environment.

  • We’re not meeting the growing freight task.


The challenge for regional Australia…. thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

  • We need to increase road maintenance spending by $1.2 billion annually just to tread water

    (The Local Roads Funding Gap, ALGA, 2010)

  • Roads to Recovery - $373m in 2013/14, then $350m per annum for next five years

  • SOMETHING DOESN’T ADD UP


Show me the money… thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

  • The way we currently finance and pay for our infrastructure solutions clearly isn’t delivering the outcomes we want

  • There are only two ways to pay for infrastructure - either the government pays, or we do (as users)


Let’s put everything on the table… thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

  • Increase government debt (‘borrow and build’)

  • Asset recycling

  • Value capture

  • Road usage charging (‘user pays’)

  • New financing models to engage private sector


Help us build the mood for change… thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

  • Join the TRN

  • Engage in the the debate on www.transportreform.org

  • Follow us on Twitter @transportreform

  • Talk about the issues and encourage an open, honest conversation in your community about the options


“Are we prepared to pay for our infrastructure – where does Australia stand?”

Sir Rod Eddington, 2013 Infrastructure Australia report to COAG


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