The ACT has invested more in cycling infrastructure per head of population than any other government in Australia, according to a new study. The government-funded Australian Bicycle Council’s annual implementation report, released this week, found the territory government has spent $7.88 on cycling initiatives per Canberran. Read more
Australians have very high expectations of their public transport systems. They consistently prefer investment in public transport over investment in roads. State elections have been lost when politicians don’t meet those expectations.
There’s something about climate change that almost everyone in Australia has either forgotten or never knew in the first place. In 1990 Bob Hawke announced his government wanted the country to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by the year 2005.