Mission aims to build infrastructure opportunities with the US
A 20-member infrastructure delegation will visit four US cities from 9-13 October to showcase Australia’s infrastructure capabilities and expertise in
planning and financing.
The infrastructure mission is a joint initiative by Austrade and the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, in partnership with Department of Foreign
Affairs and Trade, and will visit Chicago, Indianapolis, Washington D.C. and Richmond.
Australia’s Ambassador to the United States, the Hon. Joe Hockey will lead the delegation.
- Chicago: the third largest city in the US and a global transportation hub with a long history of Australian involvement in privatising roads, bridges
and parking systems;
- Indianapolis: current US Vice President and former Governor of Indiana, Mike Pence has knowledge working with Australia on past infrastructure projects,
namely the sale of the Indiana Toll Road;
- Washington DC: where federal government meetings will be held with the White House, Senate and House infrastructure committees and the Department of
- Richmond: which is proactively working with the private sector to improve highways and traffic congestion.