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Smart Cities Move Beyond Hype into Reality
Technology
Tuesday April 10 2018

Smart Cities Move Beyond Hype into Reality

Do you want to know whether you are better off leaving for work now or in 15 minutes?

How the GSC 40-Year Plan Will Reshape Sydney
Urban Planning
Tuesday March 27 2018

How the GSC 40-Year Plan Will Reshape Sydney

If the character Marty McFly from "Back to the Future" were to get in a time machine in Sydney and travel forward 40 years to 2056,...

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.’

The End of Car Ownership: Are Planners and Engineers Ready?
Urban Planning
Wednesday November 15 2017

The End of Car Ownership: Are Planners and Engineers Ready?

In the last 10 years, we’ve seen changes in the way that people and freight are moved. From autonomous and electric cars, to drones and block...

Geelong Report Anticipates Future Challenges and Responses
Zoning
Thursday August 24 2017

Geelong Report Anticipates Future Challenges and Responses

Cities today face a competitive landscape and uncertain futures.

Accessible Public Transport: The Whole Journey
Infrastructure
Tuesday August 22 2017

Accessible Public Transport: The Whole Journey

The Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport (2002) (Transport Standards) have a five-year schedule for review, with the most recent review having been undertaken in 2012...

Cities Must Change to Embrace Industries of the Future
Urban Planning
Wednesday July 26 2017

Cities Must Change to Embrace Industries of the Future

The shape of our cities reflects a period of industry and occupational change where white collar jobs quickly outpaced growth of traditional blue collar, black collar...

A Realistic Role for Value Capture
Infrastructure
Wednesday July 26 2017

A Realistic Role for Value Capture

Australia needs to diversify its sources of funding in order to pay for the infrastructure we need. Value capture can help fill the gap, but we...

Urban Design the Key to Getting Density Right
Urban Planning
Friday July 21 2017

Urban Design the Key to Getting Density Right

What did the great philosopher Socrates ponder on? Along with how to be a good person and how to design the perfect society, high on the...

Infrastructure
Nov 8 2018
Australia Needs Better Transparency on Bridge Assessments

On August 14, the nation of Italy was sent into shock after a 200 metre section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed, sending cars and trucks plummeting...

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Infrastructure
Sep 27 2018
Driverless Bus Ready for Public Trial

Visitors at Sydney's Olympic Park will get a taste of future travel with the state's first public trial of a driverless shuttle bus.

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Infrastructure
Sep 18 2018
Melbourne Airport Proposes $15b Rail Link

High-speed trains would get travellers from Melbourne's CBD to the airport in just 20 minutes through a seven kilometre subway under a proposal backed by a...

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Civil
Sep 6 2018
Malcolm Turnbull's $7.6b Roads Sweetener

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull's $7.6 billion road and rail election sweeteners have been revealed in a leaked list.

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Infrastructure
Aug 31 2018
Vic Govt Pledges Underground Rail Loop

Victorians will have to wait decades to see the fruits of Labor's $50 billion election pledge for an underground rail loop.

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Civil
Aug 22 2018
Vic Govt Told to Cough up for Princes Hwy

Commonwealth funds committed to the final stage of the Princes Highway duplication are a "far cry" from what's actually needed to finish the job, the Victorian...

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Infrastructure
Jul 31 2018
SA Govt Committed to Right-hand Tram Turn

The South Australian government remains committed to adding a right-hand turn to a controversial new tram line at a major Adelaide intersection despite growing concerns over...

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Infrastructure
Jul 24 2018
More Delays for Adelaide Tram Extension

Adelaide's problem-plagued North Terrace tram extension has hit another delay after signalling issues were identified and driver training suspended.

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Infrastructure
Jul 24 2018
Victorian Govt's $5b Airport Rail Pledge

A Melbourne airport rail line could be underway by the end of 2022 with the state government matching a $5 billion federal commitment.

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