Master Builders welcomes the opportunity to comment on Infrastructure Victoria’s All Things Considered and its accompanying draft options. In the context of Melbourne’s significant anticipated growth, Master Builders commends Infrastructure Victoria for presenting options that address three of the state’s major challenges:
1. Establishing a clear and consistent planning system;
2. Investing in, and building, key public infrastructure;
3. Investing in future skills and technology;
4. Investing in appropriate, sustainable and quality social infrastructure.
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