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Central business districts – long the glamourous headquarter preference for leading professional service firms – are under increasing pressure from competing centres.
by Ross Elliott - 17/08/2016 - 6 comments
Tall residential towers are widely seen as inappropriate in the suburbs. But maybe the idea of 'the suburbs' is itself no longer appropriate
by Alan Davies - 2/08/2016 - 4 comments
The association between rail infrastructure like High Speed Rail and increases in land value is nothing new; it was there when much of Victoria's rail network was built.
by Alan Davies - 21/07/2016 - 12 comments
What’s not widely understood is that on both the global level and the Australian scale, this urban growth has been a suburban phenomenon.
by Ross Elliott - 6/07/2016
And it is a very big elephant; the bipartisan target is over 200,000 for 2015/16, about the population of Hobart.
by Peter Wilkinson - 22/06/2016 - 32 comments
The best evidence we’ve got indicates that motorists do in fact pay the full financial cost of building and maintaining the roads they require.
by Alan Davies - 17/06/2016 - 6 comments
Why this obsession with preservation even when it comes to structures that are clearly redundant or structurally deficient?
by Ross Elliott - 2/06/2016 - 8 comments
The 30-minute city is the big urban policy idea both the Government and the Opposition are bringing to the election. But how realistic is it?
by Alan Davies - 1/06/2016 - 2 comments
Regional development and decentralisation are rhetorical favourites of Australian politicians but they're really promoting regional sprawl over suburban sprawl.
by Alan Davies - 12/05/2016 - 10 comments
But how far could billions of dollars in new rail infrastructure actually go in improving congestion across our cities? Will cars inevitably win? If so, why?
by Ross Elliott - 10/05/2016 - 7 comments
No government has ever offered to be the primary investor in a significant development project anywhere in the north of our continent.
by Everald Compton - 4/05/2016 - 11 comments
80% of our land mass is sparsely populated and poorly serviced by internet, hospitals, water, railways, roads and ports.
by Everald Compton - 27/04/2016 - 20 comments


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