We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
The Andrews Government secured a massive swing at Saturday's Victorian election in large measure because it wowed and delighted cynical voters by building productive infrastructure sooner rather than later
Poor governance of infrastructure projects is costing billions of dollars and delivering questionable benefits to the community, say guest writers Roger Taylor and Ken Coghill
No, Daniel Andrews, you can't spend $1 Billion of public money to get rid of the East West Link and then be secretive about the case for the West Gate Tunnel
The mainstream media likes to frame news to convey a sense of impending disaster - like Melbourne's running out of water - but sometimes it gets out of its depth
Guest writer Dr Garry Glazebrook reckons the federal budget shows the Coalition is at last heading in the right direction on infrastructure funding
The Andrews Government's decision to build Melbourne's North East Link lacks transparency and analysis, but the idea of suburban motorways shouldn't be dismissed out of hand
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
There are calls to bring management of Melbourne's train and tram systems back under government control. Might be a good idea, but first let's see the evidence
Politicians are prone to understating the cost of transport projects resulting in too many poor projects getting up ahead of what should be higher priorities