Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Sydney rail network: seven signs of a potential privatisation?

In my last post I discussed the implications of the North West Rail Link (NWRL) for the 2015 and 2019 NSW state elections. This time I thought I’d survey the wider implications of some of the state government’s public transport … Continue reading

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North West Rail Link – all change at the 2019 election?

With contracts let and tunnelling boring machines (TBMs) in the ground it is clear that the North West Rail Link (NWRL) is going to be built as a single-deck automated metro, to open between Chatswood and Cudgegong Road by early … Continue reading

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Lots of carrots for fewer councils: NSW Government responds to the Local Government Review Panel Proposals

It’s been a long time coming but the State Government has finally announced its response to the Independent Local Government Review Panel’s findings and recommendations. The Panel’s report was completed in October 2013 but its release was delayed until January … Continue reading

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