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David Hensher - Newsroom articles


  • Voters split on transport funding 29 Sep 2015

    Northern Star

    Regional newspapers nationally quoted Professor David Hensher and reported on the Business School's most recent Quarterly Transport Opinion Survey, which found Australians are almost evenly split on whether government infrastructure funds should go to roads or public transport.

  • David Hensher on 612 ABC Brisbane 29 Sep 2015

    612 ABC Brisbane

    612 ABC Brisbane interviewed Professor David Hensher about public transport following the release of the quarterly Transport Opinion Survey.

  • Bullet trains and the economics of high-speed railways 01 Sep 2015

    In The Black

    Professor David Hensher is quoted in an article published by In The Black about the cost sand benefits of high-speed rail projects.

  • A fair tax to pay for hospitals and schools 18 Aug 2015

    ABC Radio National

    ABC Radio National interviewed Professor David Hensher in a story about options for increasing revenue including raising the rate of GST and doubling the Medicare levy.

  • GST card could offset increased tax charge 03 Aug 2015

    ABC NewsRadio, 4BC Brisbane, 6PR Perth and 2GB Sydney

    Professor David Hensher was interviewed on ABC NewsRadio, 4BC Brisbane, 6PR Perth and 2GB Sydney about a proposal for the introduction of a GST card.

  • Sydney has top PT minds 25 Jun 2015

    Australasian Bus and Coach News

    Australasian Bus and Coach News quotes Business School Dean, Professor Greg Whitwell and Professors Corinne Mulley and David Hensher in an article about the University of Sydney being recognised as the world's leading public transport researcher.

  • David Hensher on ABC News Radio 10 Jun 2015

    ABC News Radio

    Professor David Hensher was interviewed on ABC NewsRadio about a new fleet of submarines under consideration by the federal government.

  • To tender or not: how transparent is the process? 05 Jun 2015

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    There is a general sense in many government circles that society is better off if service contracts are put out to competitive tender, for this ensures value for money which comes out of the taxpayers’ purse. But is this always the case? What if the incumbent is doing a great job? Why should we disrupt (or risk) the continuity of good service provision because of some possibly strong simplistic view that the market (and it assumption of full knowledge surrounding all bidders) will always deliver the best outcome? Read more

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

    Sydney Morning Herald

    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

    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.


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