The Property Tribune

The establishment of Infrastructure WA (IWA) in June 2019 was a milestone for the state and a significant step toward the more strategic and coordinated delivery of major infrastructure in WA.

UDIA WA welcomed the launch of the first State Infrastructure Strategy (Strategy) discussion paper in 2020 and the final Strategy that was tabled in Parliament by the State Government in August last year.

The Institute has been pleased to support IWA throughout the last three years, given that we have long advocated for a long-term plan for infrastructure to guide urban development in Perth and the regions.

Historically, infrastructure funding and prioritisation have often been caught up in political cycles, without a coordinated and future-focused approach based on solid population growth forecasts and alignment with land use planning frameworks.

To read this article in full, click here. This article is from #4 2022 edition of UDIA WA’s The Urbanist magazine. To read this edition in full, click here.