ITLS in the News

  • Infrastructure Financing: Following the Money 22 May 2015

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Dr Alastair Stone

    It is generally agreed we need more public infrastructure.  So what if infrastructure financing was linked to investment by superannuation funds as a mandatory part of their portfolio in return for continuing the current generous superannuation tax concessions?  To do so would be a logical extension of current trends in institutional arrangements and simply following the money.  Let us explore why. Read more

  • Can 'environmentally friendly' supply chains deliver on time at the right price? 07 May 2015

    Lloyd's List Australia

    Staff Member: Behnam Fahimnia

    Associate Professor Behnam Fahimnia authors an opinion piece about environmentally-friendly and socially responsible supply chains.

  • Geoffrey Clifton on ABC South East NSW 20 Apr 2015

    ABC South East NSW

    Staff Member: Geoffrey Clifton

    Geoffrey Clifton was interviewed on ABC South East NSW about the potential for Uber to expand into regional areas, following its popularity in metropolitan cities.

  • Asset recycling – a case study in communication? 20 Apr 2015

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Staff Member: Matthew Beck

    Asset (or capital) recycling was a contentious issue in the  recent New South Wales state election. It is controversial because while the  language refers to leases, it is effectively part-privatisation; no physical  asset that the government leases can be expected to still be in existence in  2115. Read more

  • Matthew Beck on Triple J Hack 15 Apr 2015

    Triple J Hack

    Staff Member: Matthew Beck

    Matthew Beck from was interviewed on Triple J's Hack about the division of car taxes collected by the federal government.

  • How 'Opal Runners' beat the system 15 Apr 2015

    2SER FM

    Staff Member: Corinne Mulley and Geoffrey Clifton

    Professor Corinne Mulley and Dr Geoffrey Clifton were interviewed by 2SER about how 'Opal Card Runners' are using loopholes in the system to minimise costs and make business.

  • Do more roads really mean less congestion for commuters? 13 Apr 2015

    The Conversation

    Staff Member: Matthew Beck and Michiel Bliemer

    The Conversation publishes an opinion piece authored by Matthew Beck and Michiel Bliemer about whether building more roads leads to less congestion.

  • How much is too much for Sydney toll roads? 12 Apr 2015

    Sydney Morning Herald

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    The Sydney Morning Herald quotes Professor David Hensher in a story about the pricing of tollways.

  • WestConnex has a number of issues: What are they? 05 Apr 2015

    Sydney Morning Herald

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    The Sydney Morning Herald reports on internal government documents that show there are still no usage estimates for the $11.5 billion WestConnex project. Professor David Hensher is quoted in the article.

  • Going nowhere: No transport of delight as commuters lose faith 01 Apr 2015

    MX

    Staff Member: David Hensher

    MX reports on a University of Sydney Business School study revealing Australians are not anticipating improvements to roads or public transport despite promises in the recent NSW election campaigns. Professor David Hensher was quoted about the length and investment in projects.

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