Monthly Archives: March 2015

Local Government Growing Regional Australia report launched

The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) and Regional Capitals Australia (RCA) have just launched a report I co-authored with Dr Robyn Morris and Lucinda Molloy on local government’s role in building strong and sustainable regional capitals and regions. The report, Local … Continue reading

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NSW State Election 2015: what are the major parties promising to do about transport?

I thought it would be useful to summarise what the major parties – The Liberals/Nationals, Labor and the Greens – are promising in relation to transport in relation to the upcoming NSW state election. The following is drawn from a … Continue reading

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Sydney’s light rail project part 3 – trying to do too much?

In my last couple of posts I talked about some of the changes to Sydney’s CBD and South East Light Rail (CSELR) project contained in the Modifications Report (MR) which was released late last year as well as the implications of one … Continue reading

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