Infrastructure & transport

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Alan Tudge: on congestion, infrastructure and population

Newly appointed minister for cities Alan Tudge on 9 October in Melbourne delivered a view of the challenges of Australian cities driven largely by rapid population growth, and some of…

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John Alexander: It’s time to stop reactive planning

A week or so before announcing the mammoth Building Up & Moving Out inquiry into the development of cities, MP John Alexander told the audience at The Fifth Estate’s Tomorrowland that Australia needs to stop its “reactionary” approach to urban planning.

Sydney transport

Sydney falls short on green public transport

Sydney looks to be falling behind other capital cities on renewable powered public transport, with a new Climate Council report flagging Adelaide, Canberra and Melbourne as national standouts.

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Glass half full or half empty? Hello Tomorrowland!

Last week I had the privilege of playing MC at The Fifth Estate’s amazing Tomorrowland even. Dozens of ever-too-clever individuals giving us mind-popping insights into the future of everything, from how you have your say in your democracy to how your pizza gets to your door.

ISCA Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia

ISCA’s call to do more good rather than less bad

Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia chairman David Singleton wants infrastructure planners, designers and those who deliver the projects to aim higher in sustainability.