Category Archives: Australia

Now a Trade Partnership with Africa?

A few days ago, the United States reached agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with eleven other nations (see list in tables below). Here is how the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) describes the TPP on its web page: … Continue reading

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How Big Should Brisbane Grow?

KATHERINE FEENEY writes in the BRISBANE TIMES: From a ‘big country town’ to the second-fastest-growing region in Australia:  how big is too big for Brisbane? According to estimates used to draft the latest South  East Queensland Regional Plan, substantial growth … Continue reading

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