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A proposal for a National Electricity Plan

A proposal for a National Electricity Plan

Alan DaviesMar 22, 201710 Comments

We need to respond to Australia’s electricity crisis with a comprehensive National Electricity Plan argues guest writer Dr Garry Glazebrook

Is this week's Grand Prix worth the cost?

Is this week's Grand Prix worth the cost?

Alan DaviesMar 21, 20175 Comments

Victorian taxpayers will spend around $60 million subsidising this year's Grand Prix and a further $360 million to the end of the current contract. Time to share the cost

Is sprawl still the number one bogeyman?

Is sprawl still the number one bogeyman?

Alan DaviesMar 20, 20173 Comments

Sprawl was the headline city planning issue for more than half a century, but it's salience has faded over recent decades. Urban policy-makers need to reassess their priorities

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The problem with Transurban's proposed motorway

The problem with Transurban's proposed motorway

Alan DaviesMar 16, 20173 Comments

Guest writer Russell Smith sets out the arguments against Transurban's proposed Western Distributor motorway in Melbourne's inner west

Is Plan Melbourne really, actually...a plan?

Is Plan Melbourne really, actually...a plan?

Alan DaviesMar 15, 20172 Comments

It's taken since 2014 to prepare, but despite the name, the "refresh" of Plan Melbourne doesn't deliver on its most basic pretension; it's not really a plan!

A proposal for a Melbourne Ring Metro

A proposal for a Melbourne Ring Metro

Alan DaviesMar 13, 201717 Comments

Melbourne needs an orbital or "ring" light metro linking major suburban centres to take radial trips off the road system, argues guest writer Dr Garry Glazebrook

Will these changes seriously improve affordability?

Will these changes seriously improve affordability?

Alan DaviesMar 8, 20174 Comments

The Victorian government says "it's tackling housing affordability head on", but its new housing initiatives are mostly about keeping up appearances

Connectivity isn't the same as social connection

Connectivity isn't the same as social connection

Alan DaviesMar 7, 20171 Comment

Increased connection via walking and cycling paths sounds great but it can erode social connection, argues guest writer Dr Brenda Mackie; it's not a guarantee of ‘liveability’

Australia needs a massive infrastructure fund

Australia needs a massive infrastructure fund

Alan DaviesMar 6, 20171 Comment

It's time to facilitate $200 billion investment in key infrastructure projects like inland freight rail and a national electricity grid, argues guest writer Dr Garry Glazebrook

Is regional sprawl better than suburban sprawl?

Is regional sprawl better than suburban sprawl?

Alan DaviesMar 1, 2017

There's a strong push to divert more metropolitan growth to regional cities, but the case hasn't been made that capital cities are "too big" or that it's the best strategy

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