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Marion Terrill


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Research report

19 Mar 2017

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Construction of Hong Kong’s metro railway was funded solely from the sale of development rights around stations. Close to one third of London’s CrossRail is being funded by levies on nearby businesses. ‘Value capture’ is back in fashion, and the calls are growing...

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30 Nov 2016

How wonderful, you might think, that the Australian government is in furious agreement with its independent infrastructure advisory body on how to tackle the country’s present and looming infrastructure challenges.

Of Infrastructure Australia’s 78 recommendations in its Infrastructure...

Research report

23 Oct 2016

Over the past fifteen years, Australian governments have spent $28 billion more on transport infrastructure than they told taxpayers they would. The cost overruns amounted to nearly a quarter of total project budgets. Western Australia’s Forrest Highway between Perth and Bunbury cost nearly five...

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18 Apr 2016

A new report says billions of dollars has been squandered in the last decade on road projects in marginal electorates to the detriment of our cities – where the infrastructure is actually needed.

The report, from the Grattan Institute, says many of the projects went ahead...

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Reports

03 Apr 2016

Governments have spent unprecedented sums on transport infrastructure in the last decade. But mostly, they have not spent it wisely. 

Some of the additional spending can be attributed to unusual events such as the mining boom, the Global Financial Crisis and the Queensland floods. But...

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Audio interview

04 Apr 2016

Too much taxpayer money has been funnelled into questionable infrastructure projects in marginal electorates, rather than into places where it is needed.

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