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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 - 11 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
Nuclear energy may be controversial, yet it could prove to be the much-needed circuit breaker to Australia's energy and climate change dilemma.
by Tristan Prasser - 25/02/2020 - 33 comments
Do we need a new discipline to bring more focus to the changing nature of work: the types of jobs we'll see more of in the future, where they'll likely be located, and their other characteristics?
by Ross Elliott - 31/01/2020 - 7 comments
Australia's population is expanding by around 400,000 people annually - the equivalent of adding another Canberra-worth of people every 12 months.
by William Rutan - 23/01/2020 - 53 comments
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.
by Ross Elliott - 10/01/2020 - 21 comments
Entering a new decade in 2020, can Australia improve its economic, social and environmental policy mix at time of unprecedented policy difficulties?
by Chris Lewis - 8/01/2020 - 2 comments


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