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Why it’s time for congestion charging: better ways to manage busy urban roads


by Marion Terrill

Australia’s capital cities should join many of the great cities of the world by charging drivers who use the busiest roads at the busiest times.


08 October 2019

A bigger cash handout is not the answer for private health insurance woes

It’s time for the private health industry to grow up and tackle its problems itself, instead of deflecting the blame.


08 October 2019

No more Hazelwoods: a proposal to ensure coal plants close in an orderly way

Our policy would give a clear signal for investment in new, clean power supply before – not after – coal closures, and better manage Australia’s energy transition.


05 October 2019

How to improve teaching and lift student performance

Australia’s teacher workforce should be redesigned. Here’s some suggestions to make teaching more rewarding and respected.


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