Top Nav

Tag Archives | high speed rail

Parliamentary speech: Infrastructure report

17 September 2018 Infrastructure report Mr ALEXANDER (Bennelong) (15:10): Today I present the report of the Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities’ inquiry into the Australian government’s role in the development of cities, titled Building up and moving out. Australia is undergoing rapid change. Population growth, urbanisation, the ageing of the population and the […]

Continue Reading

TIME TO BITE THE BULLET, High-speed rail at heart of ‘mega-city’ (23rd May, Northern District Times, front page)

A MAGIC bullet to solve Sydney’s growing pains by turning it into a “megacity” stretching from Newcastle to Nowra — all linked by high-speed rail — is set to be the centrepiece of a radical new proposal. Bennelong Liberal MP John Alexander has lifted the lid on likely “strategic decentralisation” recommendations to come out of […]

Continue Reading