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 Instituteā€™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 furtherĀ 

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.

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.

30 April 2014

Infrastructure investment and productivity

With Australia’s productivity performance continuing to deteriorate, the nation needs to look at how to foster the next round of productivity growth. Grattan Institute’s productivity growth program is investigating the reasons for this decline and various remedies for it, including enhancing the quantity and quality of Australia’s stock of infrastructure, improvements to skills and vocational training, and the role of innovation.