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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 - 7 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
It already contains the seeds of failure Ė an existing, ingrained culture of family disability fraud and embezzlement that has been operating openly and arrogantly in Australia for years.
by Patricia Eisele - 21/04/2016 - 20 comments
The Prime Minister's embrace of east coast High Speed Rail and his spinning of value capture removes any doubt he's just as cynical and opportunistic as Labor and the Greens.
by Alan Davies - 13/04/2016 - 20 comments
As Iíve discussed before, what proponents of this view donít get is that while big cities provide greater diversity (and are rightly lauded for it), they also provide more opportunities for specialisation.
by Alan Davies - 4/04/2016 - 2 comments
After several decades of increasingly sophisticated strategic town planning, community angst and confusion - along with industry annoyance - continues to test new lows.
by Ross Elliott - 29/03/2016 - 3 comments
It would consume vast amounts of public money to replace one form of public transport (airplanes) with another form of public transport (trains).
by Alan Davies - 18/03/2016 - 44 comments
Itís a truism that development costs are much higher on the urban fringe than in inner areas. But thereís little evidence.
by Alan Davies - 4/03/2016 - 4 comments
Infrastructure Australiaís new plan contributes to the policy debate. Good. What we need now is selection of good projects and concerted action to improve the nationís infrastructure.
by Alan Davies - 26/02/2016 - 9 comments
Back in 2002, Melbourne's strategic plan set a target of 20% mode share for public transport by 2020, but mode share stabilised since then at just 11%.
by Alan Davies - 23/02/2016 - 2 comments
The importance of a valid, robust system of community, business and governmental funding, through taxes and debt, cannot be underestimated but more persuasive media are needed.
by Robert Gibbons - 1/02/2016 - 1 comment
I don't know for sure how much flatness contributes to the extraordinary success of cycling in those cities but I suspect it's a lot.
by Alan Davies - 2/12/2015 - 4 comments

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