Recent publications

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Taxi mess an old, stubborn failure of government

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Richard Allsop

The complaints are endless. The taxi driver didn't know the way; the taxi driver did not speak English; the taxi was dirty; the fare was too high: and, if it was after the office Christmas party on a Friday night in December, there was no cab at...

The inconvenient truth of public transport success

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Richard Allsop

Since its privatisation in 1999, Melbourne's public transport system has recorded the largest patronage increases in the country. Sadly, ideological opponents of privatisation will go to any lengths to not only hide this fact, but to actually...

Richard Allsop reviews 'No Way To Go: Transport and Social Disadvantage in Australian Communities'

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Richard Allsop

Moving in the Right Direction: Transport Reform in Western Australia

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Richard Allsop

As Western Australia continues its rapid growth, the state increasingly needs the transport infrastructure and services that enables individuals to move around the city of Perth and minimise the costs of congestion to both the economy and to the...

Economic Regulation of Transport Facilities

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Alan Moran

Victoria's Public Transport: Assessing the results of privatisation

IPA BACKGROUNDER | Richard Allsop

In April 1997, the Kennett Government announced that Victoria's public transport services would be privatised. Based on the evidence in this landmark study, Melbourne's public transport system can be judged as a reasonable success. On the basis of...

The public transport myth

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Alan Moran

Transport and urban planning generally is the last redoubt of the socialism much admired by yesteryears’ elites.

Public transport debates: more substance, less gimmicks

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Richard Allsop

The Capacity to Manage Index- Report 4: The Australian Transport Industry

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE

IPA Work Reform Unit. Examination of EBAs in the Australian transport sector reveals some uneven results, but a few suprises as well.

Report 4. Transport Industry

CAPACITY OF MANAGE INDEX

Capacity to Manage Index Overall Ratings, Transport Industry

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