For too long Governments have focused on operational spending, sometimes amounts as small as a few hundred thousand dollars, yet the billions of capital or infrastructure expenditure has received little scrutiny.
The National Infrastructure Plan is an interesting read, and only 68 pages long. The infrastructure spend is divided into five categories and six principles, with the results showing in the table below:
Green means this occurs effectively, orange means it occurs but could be better and red means it does not occur or is ineffective.
Water infrastructure stands out as the area that clearly needs the most attention.Tags: infrastructure