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Battle of scales: Our CBDs are no match for a micrometre invader

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that something as microscopic as a virus is enough to weaken our ...  
To get the economy going, we’ll need more than hard hats

If we are to achieve economic recovery, we will need to address social infrastructure weaknesses ...  
What does the 2019-20 Migration Program outcome tell us about future migration?

Abul Rizvi examines the future of Australia's Migration Program based on figures revealed in the ...  
5G will not be the panacea for all our communication needs

While many are expecting the 5G network to be a technological marvel, the benefits will come with ...  
Coalition adds more debt in nine months than Labor did in under six years

Australia’s ballooning debt is not just an economic problem, it presents character and moral ...  
Telstra is going on to take the NBN monopoly

In a reversal of events, Telstra, being the former telecoms monopoly, is trying to take on NBN Co ...  
Smart cities moving into the 5G network

With the 5G network getting closer, it's time to look at the benefits of integrating the techno ...  
City-as-a-service — a new business and investment model

A mutually beneficial system between councils and private companies should be in place for inve ...  
Embracing technological change is important for our economic recovery

Technological advancements brought on during the COVID-19 pandemic need to be recognised by the ...  
Post-pandemic cities: Urban life in the wake of COVID-19

City infrastructure has felt the effects of the pandemic in various facets from public transport ...  
Australia’s COVID-19 recovery must question our breakneck population growth

While some advocate for population growth, the COVID-19 shutdown has proven some benefits to ...  
A migrant perspective on living in Australia’s growth corridors

One of Melbourne's more politically vocal western suburb residents discusses some of the infras ...  
Scott Morrison's population plan: Snapping back to a 'Big Australia'

As Australia recovers from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Scott Morrison may ...  
Nationals influence Gladys Berejiklian's environmentally destructive vision

The NSW LNP is determined to expand housing for the growing population at the expense of the ...  
Forecast of net overseas migration for the 2020s

Abul Rizvi examines the forecast of net overseas migration for the following decade under current ...  
The race for global broadband satellite internet is on

Several of the world's biggest tech companies are pouring millions into developing the best ...  
Building the national heritage: Difference between Labor and the Coalition

In stark contrast to the last international financial crisis, Australia is now going into deep ...  
Regional Australia secures own digital success despite Coalition's woeful NBN

Regional towns are securing their own digital economic futures while the Australian Government ...  

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