infrastructure

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Relying on regulation through licensing alone will not combat unsafe trucking practices, says UNSW’s Dr Christopher Walker.

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A team of UNSW research students are urging regulators to properly consider green infrastructure when setting charges for new property developments.

 

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The world’s most extensive study of the impacts of coastal storm fronts in a changing climate has found that rising seas are no longer the only threat.

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A report by UNSW Business School’s Nigel Stapledon and Kevin Fox has put the case for a broad-based land tax as the most efficient way of capturing value created by new infrastructure investments. 

Murray Island

What does it mean to be an engineer? Four students found the answer in the Torres Strait, as part of an innovative course that is transforming lives. 

Canberra

To increase public transport use requires a holistic approach, writes Jenny Stewart.

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Encouraging confidence in northern Australia development is not the same as picking winners, writes Richard Holden.

Canada

MalcolmTurnbull should take a leaf out of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new book, and adopt a fresh approach to infrastructure and development programs, writes Usman W. Chohan.

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In 35 years, Sydney's population will hit 8 million. Sue Holliday argues there are six ways the city can be transformed by 2050 to increase liveability and affordability.

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There is no reason to confine iconic architecture to the CBD, and every reason to think on a grand scale when planning infrastructure for the majority of Sydney’s population, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

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