Almost 100% of us believe that more – and cheaper – public transport is a key to solving congestion. Which we hope will mean we can all get around more conveniently in our cars.
Entering a new decade in 2020, can Australia improve its economic, social and environmental policy mix at time of unprecedented policy difficulties?
In the 2000-2008 drought desalination plants were the
Neglect in favor of industrialization hamstrings an important industry
Our rates of growth are similar to Chinese mega cities like Shanghai or Beijing, and well ahead of comparably productive, profitable cities of the west with qualities we often seek to emulate.
Back in the 1930's, the construction of these barrages was opposed by many South Australian graziers and fishers.
What happens if over 40 years, the best and the brightest minds leave a city; if laziness, nepotism and incompetence rules?
Despite the significant death toll attributable annually to a range of emergency events Australia’s national emergency management priorities are completely distorted by fear-based perceptions of terrorism.
Riffkin argued that much as oil had transformed the 20th century, so hydrogen could be just as revolutionary in the 21st.
Grid managers warn power transmission and distribution infrastructure increasingly can't cope. Anybody watching PocketNEM knows how frantically they are paddling.
Could a rule book of building codes, access, regulatory and other permissions foster planned urban creativity in the same way as the accidental outcomes?
The present long-running drought that has brought Sydney water catchment levels below 50% should raise concerns about the wisdom of being relaxed about a Sydney of 2-3 million more people.