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From Brisbland to Brisvegas: but is it a more interesting place?

Like other capital cities, Brisbane has changed enormously over the last 20-30 years, especially in the centre; but it’s less clear if it’s become a more interesting and distinctive place

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F1 Grand Prix: what do you get for $60-$70 million?

This Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park is likely to cost taxpayers close to $70 million. But the benefits don’t come within cooee of that outlay; there are much better uses for the money

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Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in February

A list of the articles published on The Urbanist in the last month and a half, ranging across cycling, trains, trams, art, architecture, driving, skyscrapers, apartments, and much more

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Should the census be conducted every 10 years?

There’s a good argument for a 10 year census cycle but not next year and not because of current financial problems. This is an important decision; it needs to be debated thoroughly.

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What were the most-read articles in 2014?

A “top-20” list of those articles published by The Urbanist that attracted the largest numbers of readers over the course of 2014, from trains to bicycles, architecture, motorways, and much more

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Fairfax’s fatal footage: is Labor’s campaign already dead?

Victoria’s quality daily, The Age, ran this story on-line on Friday showing opposition leader Daniel Andrews’ campaign bus appearing to run a red light. Is it all over red rover?

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The Urbanist is taking a short break

The Urbanist will be away until late October or early November (expecting to be back in time for start of Vic election campaign).

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Time to seize the Australian Century

Guest writer Asher Judah says the the global middle class is invigorating Australia’s prosperity like a second gold rush era. But this time it’s being powered by an “archipelago” of world class mines, gas wells, farms and coastal metropolises

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Is it time to give up on Melbourne’s F1 Grand Prix?

This weekend’s Australian Grand Prix is expected to cost Victorian taxpayers around $50 million. Despite what the Government says, the economic benefits are trifling compared to the cost

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The Urbanist: what were the most-read articles in 2013?

A “top-20” list of those articles published on The Urbanist in 2013 that attracted the largest numbers of readers over the course of last year

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