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Infrastructure

Great infrastructure keeps us connected, healthy and educated, connects the utilities that run our homes, and mitigates the impact of climate change. It fuels economic growth and has an important role in facilitating trade. Governments are partnering to create innovative, sustainable and resilient infrastructure assets, powered by digital technologies, for future cities and communities. Our experts advise government and the private sector on domestic and international projects, transactions and disputes.

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End-to-end solutions for today's projects

We advise contractors, project sponsors, financial institutions, super funds, investors and governments on pre-project planning, business cases, planning and environmental approvals, project structuring, site acquisition, construction funding, refinancing, operational management, asset sales, and dispute resolution.

For governments, we advise on PPP initiatives, transforming aging assets, structuring and risk-sharing on major expansions and new projects.

End-to-end solutions. Project complexities removed. Legal frameworks navigated. Risk moved to opportunity.

  • Strategy and advisory
  • Project structuring and financing
  • Environment and planning
  • ESG
  • Employment and safety
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Tax
  • Intellectual property
  • Commercial contracts, procurement and project delivery
  • Risk and insurance
  • Technology services

Working with the sector

Explore our team's experience working within social infrastructure and transport infrastructure.

Discover our expertise

Understanding and years of experience on all aspects of a project's life cycle – greenfield and brownfield projects - the components and complexities of project transactions, and across a range of sectors.

  • Education
  • Health
  • Utilities
  • Transport (rail, road, air and maritime)
  • Waste
  • Property
  • Energy (including renewables)
  • Resources
  • Ports and terminals
  • Affordable housing
  • Student accommodation

Case studies

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Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport, City & Southwest and Northwest

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Victorian Health and Building Authority – New Footscray Hospital PPP and Frankston Hospital Redevelopment PPP

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TfNSW – Digital Systems Program

Our work has spanned the public and private side of Sydney Metro projects, acting for Sydney Metro, contractors, operators and station developers. We are currently acting for the NSW government to deliver the $11b Sydney Metro - Western Sydney Airport project involving 23-kilometre new railway and six new metro stations procured as series of design & construct packages together with a long term PPP for the delivery and operation of the line.

Advised the State of Victoria on all aspects of the procurement processes for the $1.5b New Footscray Hospital PPP and the major redevelopment of Frankston Hospital. Each project was successfully procured during the challenges of COVID-19 and when delivered will provide major enhancements to the Victorian public health and hospital networks.

 

ItNewcom was engaged by TfNSW to provide commercial support in sourcing operational technology systems to upgrade Sydney's rail network as part of the Digital Systems Program. Our role involved the development and execution of the sourcing strategy, EOI, RFP, evaluation, negotiation and mobilisation.

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Department of Defence – Upgrades

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Cross Yarra Partnership - Melbourne Metro PPP

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WSA Co – Enterprise Technology Contract

Advised the Department of Defence on the $1.2b Northern Territory Training Areas and Ranges project and several major Defence military base redevelopment matters around Australia, including in the Northern Territory, RAAF Edinburgh (SA), Elizabeth North Training Depot (SA), Paterson Barracks and New Cadet Facilities (TAS), Anglesea Barracks (TAS), HMAS Waterhen (NSW), Keswick Barracks (SA), Woodside Barracks (SA).

Advised the Cross Yarra Partnership on the $6b Melbourne Metro Tunnel and Stations PPP. Our role involved negotiating with the State, key subcontractors, lenders and third party equity, to finalise the Project Documents with the State, the key design and construction and maintenance subcontracts, the financing arrangements with a large banking syndicate, as well as advising on and establishing the equity capital structure and interfacing arrangements.

We advised on WSA's Enterprise Technology Contract to deliver a technology framework for the airport that allows more than 60 technology systems to talk to each other to deliver a fast, seamless journey for customers. The contract is integral to WSA's vision of becoming Australia's first digitally enabled airport, offering an unrivalled experience to airline, passenger and air cargo customers.

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