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Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform
Infrastructure
Thursday August 9 2018

Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform

When you are handed a to-do list which is 78 items long, you are going to be busy.

Road Pavement Treatments Put to the Test
Civil
Tuesday July 17 2018

Road Pavement Treatments Put to the Test

Locals in the Melbourne outer south-western suburb of Werribee describe the Ballan Road as a 'death trap.'

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom
Civil
Friday March 16 2018

Australia Undergoing a Massive Road and Rail Boom

Before the 2013 federal election, then opposition leader Tony Abbott promised to be an ‘infrastructure Prime Minister.’

Learning from the UK on Roads Information Management
Technology
Thursday January 25 2018

Learning from the UK on Roads Information Management

Several years ago, three workers in the United Kingdom went out onto a road late at night to conduct a survey to find out where the...

Melbourne Set to Remain a Car Dominated City
Urban Planning
Friday January 19 2018

Melbourne Set to Remain a Car Dominated City

Melbourne is set to remain a car dominated city with driving set to account for more than seven in 10 trips still to take place in...

Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma
Environment
Thursday January 4 2018

Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma

Middle aged Australians who live near major roads are more likely than others to suffer from asthma, a study has found.

Different Growth Strategies Needed for Melbourene
Zoning
Thursday November 23 2017

Different Growth Strategies Needed for Melbourene

You know a local area is struggling with population growth when it talks about stuffing kindergarten children in portables.

Melbourne Traffic Slowing Firefighters
Infrastructure
Tuesday October 31 2017

Melbourne Traffic Slowing Firefighters

Traffic congestion across Melbourne's sprawling urban fringe is making it harder for firefighters to get to jobs in time, new data shows.

Road Safety: Let’s Get Tough and Get Training
Civil
Wednesday August 30 2017

Road Safety: Let’s Get Tough and Get Training

Each year worldwide, nearly 1.3 million people die as a result of a road traffic crash. That, on average, is 3,287 deaths a day. In simpler...

Civil
May 1 2018
Melbourne Suburban Roads get $2.2b Revamp

Melbourne's suburban roads will have 550km of extra road built as part of a $2.2 billion state government plan to bust congestion.

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Infrastructure
May 1 2018
Big-spending Victoria Government Unveils Budget

Booming population and jobs growth is fuelling significant infrastructure spending in the Victorian budget, which will also deliver a $1.4 billion surplus.

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Urban Planning
Jan 23 2018
SA: No Comment on SA Plan for Electric Cars

British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta is seeking to buy some of Holden's assets at its shuttered Adelaide factory with a view to building electric cars on the...

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Civil
15 Dec, 2017
Queensland Receives Scathing Roads Report

The Queensland government will have a "close look" at a scathing report that found the state-controlled road network was deteriorating and being underfunded.

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