The Infrastructure Finance and Advisory Division (IFAD) is a division within the ACT Government that operates out of CMTEDD (Treasury). It brings together specialist capability in the support of: selection, funding, implementation, delivery and whole-of-life transaction management of complex and major infrastructure projects.
To enable and facilitate the delivery of major and complex infrastructure projects in the ACT, IFAD’s core functions comprise:
- Supporting and advising on major infrastructure projects and transactions under models including Public Private Partnership and DCMO, including procurement, transaction execution through to financial close.
- Providing whole-of-life project transaction support
- Developing and implementing the following policy frameworks
- Unsolicited Proposals
- The Partnerships Framework
- The Capital Framework
- Reviewing PPP contract management arrangements
- Providing commercial support on unsolicited proposals
- Procure and deliver major projects including PPPs as directed by Cabinet
- Providing whole of life project governance and secretariat services
The Division comprises officers with deep industry experience and expert capabilities in the provision of commercial and project finance advice.
The Partnership Framework
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The Partnerships Framework (TPF) is an extension of The Capital Framework. TPF supports both Unsolicited Proposals and Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in the Territory.
TPF provides clear guidance to industry participants and seeks to create a business friendly environment that will support economic activity.
The Capital Framework which outlines the funding and evaluation processes for all capital works in the ACT.
The Capital Framework provides guidance material and templates for the ACT Government's commercial advisors.
The ACT Government's new process to evaluate Unsolicited Proposals identifies '6 Ways' proposals can be commercially represented to Government.
It provides a clear and flexible structure to review proposals and assess both public interest and value for money.
A range of projects have been identified as potential candidates for PPP delivery.
ACT Courts Facility
Juris Partnership has been selected as the preferred proponent to deliver the Territory’s first Public Private Partnerships (PPP), the new ACT Courts Facility. This project has reached financial close and is in the design and delivery phase. The ACT Courts PPP Contract Summary is now available:
Canberra Metro named as successful light rail consortium. This project has reached financial close and is in the design and delivery phase. More information