Ageing port infrastructure in India is struggling to keep up with the country's rapid economic growth.
The challenge here was to replace disparate hardware in risky situations with a centralised infrastructure that was available.
The proposed laws are part of a suite of new measures the Government is developing to counter the threat to critical infrastructure from.
Mr Rudd said Infrastructure Australia, a new advisory body ticked off by his cabinet in Perth yesterday.
In February 2003, the Australian Council for Infrastructure Development trumpeted the benefits.