24 January 2020

Tackling Melbourne’s Congestion – Melbourne

Plenty of people think congestion is a real problem in Melbourne, and they are right. Up until now, state governments’ main efforts to reduce congestion have been to build new roads and add new public transport services. But decades of new roads and new public transport have left us with the level of congestion we see today.

26 October 2018

State Orange Book 2018: Policy priorities for states and territories – Melbourne

Following the release of our State Orange Book 2018, this Policy Pitch event, featuring a number of Grattan Institute Fellows and Program Directors, examined some of the policy recommendations from ten years of Grattan Institute reports and outline what state and territory governments should do to improve Australia.

3 October 2018

South-East Queensland in a time of change – Brisbane

At this State of Affairs event Marion Terrill from the Grattan Institute, Matt Collins, who’s leading the Queensland Government’s Cities Transformation Taskforce, and moderator Steve Abson, who is Chief Executive of the Infrastructure Association of Queensland explored the state of Queensland’s cities and where to from here.

24 September 2018

Melbourne in a time of change

Marion Terrill from the Grattan Institute, Peter Mares, a journalist and migration expert who’s just published a book on housing policy, and Miriam Slattery, who heads Strategy and Partnerships at the City of Melbourne and is a transport enthusiast, explored the state of Melbourne and where to from here at this Policy Pitch event.

15 October 2015

City geography and economic policy

John Daley presented to the Council of City Lord Mayors at Parliament House on Wednesday 14 October 2015.

4 March 2015

City Limits Book Launch Melbourne and Sydney Events

Launch events in Melbourne and Sydney for Grattan Institute’s first book, City Limits: Why Australia’s cities are broken and how we can fix them, by Jane-Frances Kelly and Paul Donegan.

28 July 2014

Mapping the Australian economy

This event will be launching our new Cities report which raises important questions about whether patterns of housing and transport development that served Australia’s cities so well during the golden age of manufacturing are the right ways to promote prosperity and opportunity into the twenty-first century.

1 May 2014

Sydney Event – Renovating housing policy

At this free public seminar Dr Rebecca Huntley, Executive Director IPOS Australia, discussed Grattan Institute’s new Cities report with author, Jane-Frances Kelly, Director of the Cities Program.

1 May 2014

Melbourne Event – Renovating housing policy

Do policies that support home ownership and property investment achieve their objectives and represent value for money? At this free public seminar Peter Verwer, CEO of the Property Council of Australia, discussed the forthcoming Cities report with author, Jane-Frances Kelly, Director of the Cities Program.

1 May 2014

SYDNEY Productive cities: opportunity in a changing economy

At this public seminar, The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, discussed Productive cities with report author, Jane-Frances Kelly, Director of the Grattan Institute Cities Program.