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Driverless cars: will public transport be a winner?

Driverless cars: will public transport be a winner?

The prospect of autonomous vehicles causes worry but they might provide public and shared modes of transport with a big boost in competitiveness relative to private vehicles

Are we really a rural country like Senator Abetz says?

Are we really a rural country like Senator Abetz says?

Senator Abetz claim on Q&A that Australia is a "rural/regional country" isn't true. But we need more sophisticated measures to describe what's regional vs urban

Is questioning the bicycle helmet law being ‘contrary’?

Is questioning the bicycle helmet law being ‘contrary’?

Media Watch characterised Radio National's questioning of the mandatory bicycle helmet law as "all about being contrary". 'Contrary' is a heavily loaded term and should be used with care

Does the media neglect policy?

Does the media neglect policy?

In this short clip, Jon Faine from ABC 774 takes Victoria’s Transport Minister, Terry Mulder, to task for point-scoring over the Regional Rail Link (RRL). Despite criticising the proposed new $4.2 billion rail line while in opposition, the Baillieu Government has finally announced that the project will nevertheless go ahead. You’ve got to admire Jon […]

The ABC and climate change

The ABC and climate change

Taegen Edwards has a superb letter in The Age today in response to Maurice Newman’s upbraiding of the ABC for supposed lack of balance on climate change. She points out that unless it resorts to ideologues, opportunists, vested interests or nutters, where can the ABC possibly find someone who opposes climate change from a rational, […]