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The 1950s era mass-produced housing development has been pilloried by designers, new urbanists, smart growthers and creative classists from the US to Europe to Australia.
by Ross Elliott - 19/06/2020 - 9 comments
After COVID, the three main parties offer divergent economic and energy policies. But very similar population policies. Already, mass migration or 'Big Australia' has been passed down through six LibLab prime ministers. And looks set to resume, ASAP.
by Stephen Saunders - 19/06/2020 - 28 comments
there are numerous reasons why constitutional monarchy has been, is, and will be the best form of government
by Greg Bondar - 8/06/2020 - 11 comments
Is Scott Morrison's industrial reform agenda a serious attempt to make industrial change, or is it #ScottyfromMarketing looking for a mechanism which shifts blame away from him if the economy fails to recover quickly?
by Graham Young - 28/05/2020 - 26 comments
The global response to the impact of the Coronavirus seems consistent in at least one respect: everything we previously took for granted is now up for grabs.
by Ross Elliott - 27/05/2020 - 11 comments
When the Federal Government decided to proceed with the Melbourne to Brisbane section of it, they dispensed with me without making contact to acknowledge that I had spent over two decades of my life strenuously advocating it.
by Everald Compton - 26/05/2020 - 14 comments
Jack Mundey undoubtedly had a long lasting impact on Sydney, but perhaps in ways most commentators fail to acknowledge.
by John Muscat - 18/05/2020 - 1 comment
Let them come here at least on a temporary basis, and even increase the numbers.
by David Hale - 15/05/2020 - 38 comments
Much speculation falls into the category of what USA President John F Kennedy once described as 'the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought'.
by Ross Elliott - 13/05/2020 - 5 comments
Some suggest the long-term impacts of the current pandemic will turn fundamentals on their head. Others – myself included – are more sanguine.
by Ross Elliott - 7/05/2020 - 5 comments
It was arguably the most secret intelligence mission of its day. And it was not the first or last such mission to go publicly unrecorded.
by Warren Reed - 3/03/2020 - 19 comments
Which means we will continue to feed at the same kool-aid filled trough, being backslapped by urban boosters who conveniently turn our attention away from glaring inequities or social dysfunction.
by Ross Elliott - 27/02/2020 - 4 comments


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