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Ten years since the 2011 floods

Ten years ago today, a swelling Brisbane River flooded the city, and made us question whether we really needed that $9 billion of climate-resilient water infrastructure the state government had commissioned in the middle of the drought, when there were … Continue reading

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Qld Tennis Centre precinct a missed opportunity

At the Brisbane International Tennis tournament the other day, my friends and I were confronted with very high prices, such as $9.50 for a Corona and $7 for a fruit salad. In part, the high prices reflect the local monopoly … Continue reading

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Park Rd CityCat stop and pedestrian subways are best ideas for River’s Edge Strategy

Although living by the Brisbane River has its downsides (e.g. a major flood once every generation or so), it is largely a positive experience, and I feel incredibly lucky to be able to catch the CityCat into work everyday. When … Continue reading

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