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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
Alongside living changes involving multi-generational families, there are ingenious models for intergenerational living cropping up around the globe under the umbrella of Homeshare.
by Patricia Edgar - 11/11/2015 - 10 comments
Social and economic change to the nature of work is changing the shape of employment decisions and has forever changed the nature of the commute.
by Ross Elliott - 4/11/2015 - 6 comments
Planning by all authorities would be greatly enhanced if the Commonwealth set out a population policy, in discussion with other parties and the Australian people.
by Syd Hickman - 27/10/2015 - 3 comments
The reality for a majority will be ongoing dependence on the aged pension and insufficient government or non-profit places to accommodate them.
by Ross Elliott - 16/10/2015 - 28 comments
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


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