6 October 2017

Stuck in traffic? Road congestion in Sydney

In this Forward Thinking event, an expert panel considered: if we can manage Sydney congestion by working our existing approaches harder or has the city reached a tipping point, where a new approach is needed and if Sydney adopted a different approach, what could it do to keep the city moving?

27 January 2017

The right infrastructure at the right price

Australian governments spent $28 billion more on transport infrastructure over the past 15 years than they told taxpayers they would spend. Grattan Institute’s first Forward Thinking event for the year joined three experts to discuss how to get the right infrastructure at the right price.

19 October 2016

Webinar – Transport infrastructure: is government investment going to equip us for the future?

In this webinar, Transport and Cities Program Director, Marion Terrill focused on new research from the Grattan Institute on cost overruns on transport infrastructure projects, and where governments have been investing.

9 June 2016

Roads to riches: how to drive our transport dollar further 

Nick Greiner, former NSW Premier and former chairman of Infrastructure NSW, at this Forward Thinking event discussed a better approach to transport infrastructure spending with Grattan Transport Program Director Marion Terrill and John Watson from The Conversation.

1 February 2016

Other People’s Money: big finance and where it’s taking us

Retired investment banker Harrison Young joined John Kay in a discussion with Marion Terrill about the finance industry.

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.

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