Water is fundamental to life and health. By extension it is a prerequisite for realizing other, basic human rights and in the fight against poverty. Innovative partnerships are needed to meet this huge challenge. One of the main challenges in introducing PPPs lies in the proper definition of governance structures for all actors: roles and responsibilities must be assigned and regulatory mechanisms must be established from the outset. The objective of this initiative is to enable optimal use of PPP as one of the options and contribute to the overall performance improvements of water supply and sanitation services.
This document summarises the approach taken by Infrastructure Australia (IA) in assessing and prioritising initiatives and project proposals for placement on the Infrastructure Priority List (IPL).
The policy framework for investment provides a systematic approach for improving investment conditions and a comprehensive checklist of key policy issues for consideration by any government interested in creating an enabling environment for all types of investment.
The purpose of these principles is to help government work with private sector partners to finance and bring to fruition projects in areas of vital economic importance, such as transport, water and power supply and telecommunications.
One of the main challenges in introducing PPPs lies in the proper definition of governance structures for all actors.
In 2015, SECO undertook a Review of Success Stories in Urban Water Utility Reform. Key tables and diagrams from the Review are presented in this document – forming a tool for analysis and dialogue.