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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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Is regulation more than ‘white hat’ vs ‘black hat’?

Debate on regulation is often conceived as “nanny-staters” vs “unabombers”. But the debate on the mandatory bicycle helmet law shows it’s often more complex than black hat vs white hat

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Does manufacturing locally mean lower emissions?

The inputs used to manufacture Wimbledon tennis balls collectively travel 50,000 miles. But looking at the length of the supply chain is a poor indicator of their carbon footprint

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Is Tony Abbott the new Gough Whitlam?

Conservative think-tank The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) wants Tony Abbott to take inspiration from Gough Whitlam and vigorously implement its radical 75 point free-market agenda

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Is the Grand Prix really worth $60 million?

A new study claims the net cost of staging the Australian Grand Prix last year, even after taking account of wider economic benefits, was a whopping $60 million

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Isn’t it time academic researchers ‘came out’?

Universities like to promote new research by their academics in the popular media, but don’t do nearly enough to make the research itself accessible for timely analysis by those outside the academy

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Do Coroners (sometimes) go too far?

Some Coroners make recommendations with wide-ranging implications, often based on just one or a handful of very specific cases. They should increase their policy skills or be a little more modest about their abilities

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Is Fairfax baiting us?

Fairfax isn’t introducing its new compact newspaper format until 4 March, but its increasing use of “bait selling” shows it’s already got the tabloid mentality bedded down

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What were the most-read articles in 2012?

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

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