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Is there anyone left at Fairfax to do the editing?

Is there anyone left at Fairfax to do the editing?

Alan DaviesApr 14, 20166 Comments

Fairfax ran an article on High Speed Rail yesterday that shouldn’t have survived even a basic credibility test. It's as if all those who used to do the sub-editing have been 'let go'

Is High Speed Rail our National Boondoggle?

Is High Speed Rail our National Boondoggle?

Alan DaviesApr 12, 20169 Comments

The Prime Minister's embrace of east coast High Speed Rail and his spinning of value capture removes any doubt he's just as cynical and opportunistic as Labor and the Greens

Why are we still taking East Coast High Speed Rail seriously?

Why are we still taking East Coast High Speed Rail seriously?

Alan DaviesMar 15, 201627 Comments

East Coast High Speed Rail is the boondoggle that just won't go away. Yet gunzels, rent-seekers and progressives stand side-by-side in wanting to squander $100 Billion on this folly

BZE: How we found high speed rail to be commercially viable

BZE: How we found high speed rail to be commercially viable

Alan DaviesApr 23, 20147 Comments

Guest writer Gerard Drew from BZE explains the reasoning behind the organisation's contention that east coast High Speed Rail line would cover its operating and capital costs

High Speed Rail: too good to be true?

High Speed Rail: too good to be true?

Alan DaviesApr 15, 201412 Comments

A new report contends an 1800 km Brisbane-Sydney-Melbourne High Speed Rail line could be operating in 10 years. Moreover it would cover all its operating and capital costs. Fact or fiction?

High Speed Rail: would it run down Australia?

High Speed Rail: would it run down Australia?

Alan DaviesAug 28, 201315 Comments

Kevin Rudd is the first Australian Prime Minister to commit to High Speed Rail but it's no more sensible an idea for this country now than it was when first proposed by the CSIRO 30 years ago

Is High Speed Rail a no-brainer or a boondoggle?

Is High Speed Rail a no-brainer or a boondoggle?

Alan DaviesAug 8, 201337 Comments

The Greens want to accelerate construction of High Speed Rail between Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Many progressives take it as given that HSR is obviously a good thing, but is it?

So high speed rail would <em> increase </em> carbon emissions?

So high speed rail would increase carbon emissions?

Alan DaviesApr 15, 201313 Comments

The Federal Government’s new report on High Speed Rail says it won't reduce greenhouse emissions in the east coast corridor relative to the Base Case. In fact it concludes it will actually increase them!

Would high speed rail really make Australia better off?

Would high speed rail really make Australia better off?

Alan DaviesApr 12, 201315 Comments

Australians love the idea of high speed rail but the report released yesterday for public consultation by the federal government shows it would be a very poor way of spending public money

Will High Speed Rail save the cities and develop the regions?

Will High Speed Rail save the cities and develop the regions?

Alan DaviesDec 19, 201217 Comments

Taking growth pressures off the city fringe while simultaneously developing the regions is one of the key arguments used to support proposals for a High Speed Rail network on Australia’s east coast. But is it a cost-effective way of doing either?