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Credit FAQ: How Can Infrastructure Be Funded In Australia? Dec 12
Standard & Poors, December 2012
In Australia, there has been a lot of discussion about the need for infrastructure and the slowness of the federal and state government to create a pipeline for it. In this Credit FAQ, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services discusses some of the reasons behind the governments' decision-making, the state of infrastructure debt markets, and analyzes the possibility of unlocking pension funds to invest in infrastructure. We believe federal and state governments are more focused on fiscal consolidation, particularly in light of weaker revenues at both the federal and state levels. Australia's debt has risen in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, as the government continues to deliver a smaller number of infrastructure projects with reduced revenues. Both the federal...
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- Australia (Commonwealth of) (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Jemena Ltd.
- Airservices Australia
- United Energy Distribution Pty Ltd.
- SPI Electricity Pty Ltd.
- Powercor Australia LLC
- The CitiPower Trust
- Perth Airport Pty Ltd.
- Australia Pacific Airports Corp. Ltd.
- Envestra Ltd.
- Envestra Victoria Pty Ltd.
- CitiPower I Pty Ltd.
- SPI Australia Holdings (Partnership) L.P.
- Brisbane Airport Corp. Pty Ltd.
- Energy Partnership (Gas) Pty Ltd.
- ETSA Utilities Finance Pty Ltd.
- SPI PowerNet Pty Ltd.
- Ergon Energy Corp. Ltd.
- Adelaide Airport Ltd.
- ElectraNet Pty Ltd.
- IPM Australia Ltd.
- Australia Pacific Airports (Melbourne) Pty Ltd.
- Powerdirect Australia Pty Ltd.
- Transurban Finance Co. Pty Ltd.
- Southern Cross Airports Corp. Holdings Ltd.
- Snowy Hydro Ltd.
- United Energy Distribution Holdings Pty Ltd.
- DUET Group
- SPI Electricity & Gas Australia Holdings Pty Ltd.
- EnergyAustralia Pty Ltd.
- EnergyAustralia Holdings Ltd.
- SP AusNet Group
- AGL Hydro Partnership
- AGL Energy Ltd.
- Ergon Energy Queensland Pty Ltd.
- SPI (Australia) Assets Pty Ltd.
- Asciano Ltd.
- Aurizon Holdings Ltd.