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James Ha

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Start with steel: a practical plan to support carbon workers and cut emissions

Australia has an historic opportunity to create a multi-billion-dollar, export-focused manufacturing sector based on globally competitive renewable energy. This report outlines a practical plan that could be a win-win-win: it would create a new export industry, support carbon workers, and cut emissions.
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Right time, right place, right price: a practical plan for congestion charging in Sydney and Melbourne

Last week’s Grattan report, Why it’s time for congestion charging, argued that congestion charging is the most effective way to make Australia’s capital cities work better. This new report lays out a detailed, feasible, and fair congestion-charging scheme for Australia’s two biggest cities.
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Why it’s time for congestion charging: better ways to manage busy urban roads

Everyone wants less congestion - it would make life easier for drivers and make our cities work better. This plan attempts to tackle traffic congestion, without asking Australian communities to pay billions of dollars for major new roads.
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Remarkably adaptive: Australian cities in a time of growth

Australia’s population is growing rapidly. The major cities of Sydney and Melbourne, in particular, are booming. Many people are asking whether the growth rates of the past decade are sustainable, or whether Australia has reached a tipping point where congestion and other downsides of growth...