All sides of politics share a fear of governments held hostage to wealthy individuals or organisations that use donations to buy influence.
Whereas campaigning used to be largely confined, for most MPs, to the five or six weeks of the campaign, now it is a continuous process.
Economic planning is a term as archaic as phrases such as 'peoples' democracy' or 'proletarian justice'. Yet urban planning-and land planning generally-is flourishing and dominates the evolving structure of cities.
Over recent years, planning in Australia and many other countries has assumed a greatly enlarged role in determining the use of land. This is a regrettable outcome and one that imposes huge economic costs onto the community, as well as undermining...
All seven of AustraliaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s major capital cities are placed in the top dozen least affordable cities.
On 6 November 1999, the Australian people will be asked whether to amend the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia so as to replace our current constitutional monarchy with a republic with a President chosen by Federal Parliament.