Media releases

New Book Throws Down the Gauntlet on our Divided Cities

March 02, 2015

City Limits, released today, co-authored by the Grattan Institute’sPaul Donegan, and Jane-Frances Kelly, is a clarion call to action to tackle the increasingly divided nature of our cities...

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Reverse Abbott's cuts to Bubup Wilam

February 11, 2015

In welcoming the Prime Minister’s Closing the Gap Report 2015, Andrew Giles MP, warns the report sends a clear message that the Abbott Government must provide funding for Bubup Wilam Early Learning Centre in Thomastown...

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Abbott Causes Cost of Living Crisis in Our Cities

January 21, 2015

A new report published by the Australasian Railway Association highlights the impact that the Abbott Government’s refusal to invest in urban rail is having on Australian families...

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Another Nail in the Coffin for Cities Policy in Australia

December 13, 2014

Reports in today’s Australian of the imminent shutting of the Urban Policy Forum mark another sad chapter in the Abbott Government’s dereliction of Australia’s cities...

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Cities Crucial to Fighting Climate Change: Expert

December 11, 2014

Cities expert, Professor Norman from the University of Canberra, has today condemned the irresponsible approach of the Abbott Government towards climate change and Australia’s cities...

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Senate Report Exposes Coalition on Our Cities

December 10, 2014

A Senate report into public transport has highlighted the relationship between public transport and well-functioning cities, and the Abbott Government’s wilful neglect of both...

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