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Value Capture

How can we make better use of Value Capture?

The Australian Government is opening up a conversation on how we can make better use of value capture to fund the critical transport infrastructure needed for the future.

The need for further transport infrastructure projects is greater than can presently be funded through traditional grant funding and user charges. Value capture can provide for a more efficient and equitable approach to infrastructure development and delivery. This is why the Australian Government has a strong interest in making greater use of value capture.

The Australian Government has released a discussion paper which highlights the challenges and opportunities value capture presents and sets out a range of possible options for action by the Australian Government to stimulate the use of value capture in the development and delivery of transport infrastructure.

Most importantly, this paper seeks your views. By laying out the case and some of the implementation options ahead of us, the Government trusts this paper will generate further ideas from other governments, from industry and the community.

The Australian Government invites and welcomes feedback.

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Make a submission

We welcome your responses against one or more of the specific questions within the discussion paper or as a general submission.

You may complete the value capture submission form to provide comments against specific questions and/or to upload your submission.

You can lodge your comments and submissions on the discussion paper at valuecapture@infrastructure.gov.au or by mail at:

The Value Capture Discussion Paper
Infrastructure Investment Division
The Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Submissions close on 3 February 2017.

Privacy Statement

Your submission and comments you provide, including any personal information supplied, is being collected by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development for the purpose of developing the Australian Government's value capture policy in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (the Privacy Act).

Submissions, in part or full, including the name of the author may be published on the Department's website or in the Government's response, unless the submission is confidential. Confidential submissions (including author name) will not be published. Private addresses and contact details will not be published or disclosed to any third parties unless required by law.

The Department may disclose confidential submissions within the Commonwealth of Australia, including with other Commonwealth agencies, where disclosure is required by law or where necessary, in the public interest.

The Department's privacy policy contains information regarding complaint handling processes and how to access and/or seek correction of personal information held by the Department. The Privacy Officer can be contacted on (02) 6274 6495.