On 19th August 2021, VAGO tabled their findings to their audit on Major Infrastructure Program Delivery Capability. Victoria's major projects pipeline has expanded dramatically since 2016, particularly for transport projects. Coinciding with this, the infrastructure boom on Australia's east coast has led to competition for workers and material resources. "To deliver projects cost-effectively and on time, public sector agencies need to identify resource gaps and strategically address any shortages.
The findings of VAGO are that audited agencies are not sufficiently strategic in planning for the material and human resources they need to deliver major government infrastructure projects. The consequence of this is that the risk of cost overruns and delays will be higher than it needs to be. Read more at: https://www.audit.vic.gov.au/report/major-infrastructure-program-delivery-capability