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People in Your City Can Be as Happy as the Danes
Urban Planning
Tuesday February 6 2018

People in Your City Can Be as Happy as the Danes

Most councils, governments and transportation professionals look to Copenhagen, Amsterdam or Stockholm for inspiration.

Is the Union Station Revitalization ‘Out of Control’ ?
Commercial
Thursday February 1 2018

Is the Union Station Revitalization ‘Out of Control’ ?

$22.8-million increase and an additional eight to 12 months is required to complete the renovation and restoration work on Union Station in Toronto.

Australia Road Crashes Costing $30b a Year
Infrastructure
Tuesday September 12 2017

Australia Road Crashes Costing $30b a Year

The federal government is being urged to do more to reduce the number of road crashes in Australia after a new report found they are costing...

Lendlease Chosen to Lead New Melbourne Metro
Infrastructure
Monday July 17 2017

Lendlease Chosen to Lead New Melbourne Metro

The construction and finance giants chosen to build the now dumped East West Link will take the reigns of Melbourne's new $11 billion rail tunnel, the...

Third Airport Proposed for Melbourne
Infrastructure
Wednesday July 5 2017

Third Airport Proposed for Melbourne

An investment company wants to build a $7 billion third airport in Melbourne without using taxpayers' money, but Victoria's premier is focusing on the two airports...

Australia Needs New Road Rules for Driverless Vehicles
Technology
Wednesday June 28 2017

Australia Needs New Road Rules for Driverless Vehicles

Right now, some of the basic principles surrounding rules of the road in Australia are straightforward.

Contestability Key to Infrastructure Improvements and Savings
Infrastructure
Tuesday June 6 2017

Contestability Key to Infrastructure Improvements and Savings

New modelling on the benefits of franchising, released as part of Infrastructure Australia’s ongoing Reform Series, shows that subjecting government-operated bus and rail services to competitive...

WA Gets Federal Money for Transport
Infrastructure
Tuesday May 9 2017

WA Gets Federal Money for Transport

The federal government has agreed to redirect money it had put up for the now-axed Perth Freight Link to the West Australian government's preferred project...

Why Make Something Ugly When You Can Make it Interesting?
Urban Planning
Monday March 20 2017

Why Make Something Ugly When You Can Make it Interesting?

Dennis Paphitis, AESOP’s founder, made this wonderful statement not in regard to his own products, or even his competitors' products.

Business
Sep 27 2018
Gender Quota Bid for Vic Public Sector

Victoria's public service could be legally required to employ at least 40 per cent women.

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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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Infrastructure
Aug 21 2018
NSW Govt Light Rail Contract 'Incompetent'

Serious planning omissions, an "insanely" weak contract and workers urinating where they shouldn't - they're just some of the problems plaguing Sydney's delayed eastern suburbs light...

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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
Mar 27 2018
$55b Required to Meet Infrastructure Australia's 15-year Targets

More than $55 billion of priority projects are needed to shape Australia's cities and regions in the next 15 years, Infrastructure Australia says.

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