27 September

Value Capture Funding Potential

Following on from the ground-breaking value capture study conducted by Pracsys for the WA Department of Transport in 2015, a new study from the University of Queensland has confirmed the potential for 25% of rail infrastructure cost to be claimed back from property owners who experience an appreciation in the value of their land.  The […]

3 November

Seizing the Opportunity of Unsolicited Bids

The Western Australian State Government recently closed submissions for draft guidelines on unsolicited bids for the sale or lease of state-owned land. This initiative represents a significant opportunity for private sector parties to deal exclusively with the State in leveraging previously unavailable resources for projects that: Are unique and innovative; Result in an economic, social […]

20 February

Byford Districts Country Club Attracts RfR Funding

Great to see our clients at the Byford Districts Country Club attract 100% of the funding they applied for from the Western Australian State Government Royalties for Regions program. http://www.mediastatements.wa.gov.au/pages/StatementDetails.aspx?listName=StatementsBarnett&StatId=9071 This is a great example of a locally driven project where the Byford community actively built a compelling case for change. This project will not […]

8 December

Insanity is repeating the mistakes of the past and…

If media reports are correct, the structure of a potential ‘congestion tax’ for Western Australian seems lazy, poorly constructed and outdated. The proposed tax seems to slug the registration of all motor vehicles with a flat-rate fee (based on vehicle type). All vehicle owners will have to pay the tax – regardless of their location […]

12 June

The new Perth Stadium

The State Government has announced the Westadium consortium, led by Brookfield Financial and John Laing as the preferred respondent to design, build, finance and maintain Perth’s new 60,000 seat stadium and sports precinct. The contract is currently in negotiation and is expected to be awarded mid-year. Pracsys provided specialist advice to the consortium which included […]

12 June

Launch of the Craft Report

Pracsys, in association with Consultant, Jude van der Merwe prepared a report on behalf of the Chamber of Arts and Culture WA focussing on the state of Craft in Western Australia. The project involved widespread consultation and strategy setting, supported by an online survey which yielded over 300 responses. The report was officially launched by […]