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Many of the droughts that Australia faces aren't really water droughts, but more infrastructure droughts, or dam droughts.
by Harriet Smith - 2/10/2015 - 10 comments
It might be interesting to see how Australia might look by the year 2100, compared with some of our major trading partners or world powers.
by Ross Elliott - 22/09/2015 - 18 comments
And the investors who could lose out will be busy looking for anyone else to blame but themselves.
by Ross Elliott - 31/07/2015 - 3 comments
Today's millennials by contrast, when it comes their turn to find a retirement living or aged care product, may not have the assets to fund their lengthy senior years.
by Ross Elliott - 20/07/2015 - 5 comments
Building more roads in Australia's increasingly dense cities won't reduce peak hour congestion; induced traffic will fill up any new road capacity sooner rather than later.
by Alan Davies - 8/07/2015 - 7 comments
How do you finance new state infrastructure when you have taken the pledge not to use debt or increased taxes?
by Graham Young - 7/07/2015 - 15 comments
Aren't buyers the best judge of whether they are getting enough light into their unit?
by Alan Davies - 19/06/2015 - 13 comments
The proposition in the latest crop of metropolitan strategy plans that 50 percent or more of future housing development can be accommodated in existing suburban areas of the major cities is patently ridiculous.
by Ross Elliott - 15/06/2015 - 2 comments
It's the trendy thing to quote Richard Florida's 'creative class' theories which become the excuse to increasingly spoil inner city workers with transport, cultural and other forms of taxpayer funded infrastructure.
by Ross Elliott - 29/05/2015 - 6 comments
So here is our first task - we must remind governments that more people requires more spending on infrastructure.
by Ruth Spielman - 1/05/2015 - 22 comments
If changes to the GST in the form of an increased rate are allowed to go ahead without some balance being restored to the new versus second hand treatment of our housing stock, it is likely that genuine new housing supply will stall further.
by Ross Elliott - 17/04/2015 - 12 comments
It might seem easy to build more transport infrastructure given so much was built in the past. But in some cases we wouldn’t tolerate the same conditions that provided much of our legacy infrastructure.
by Alan Davies - 15/04/2015 - 6 comments


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