South-East Queensland in a time of change

Grattan Institute 2016–2017 State of Affairs lecture series

Join us for the third talk in Grattan Institute’s State of Affairs lecture series for 2018 to take part in a conversation about South-East Queensland in a time of change.

Brisbane, Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba are booming, with growth rates among the highest in the developed world and people are continuing to flock here from around Australia and around the world. So far, these cities have adapted remarkably well. It may be more crowded on the roads or public transport, but people’s commute distances and times have barely changed from five years ago. This is due in no small part to the spread of jobs right across cities, and to the changes individual Queenslanders make to how they travel around their cities, where they live, and where they work. The big question is whether it’s going to continue this way.

In this State of Affairs lecture join Marion Terrill from the Grattan Institute, Matt Collins, who’s leading the Queensland Government’s Cities Transformation Taskforce; and moderator Steve Abson, who is Chief Executive of the Infrastructure Association of Queensland, to explore the state of Queensland’s cities and where to from here.

The State of Affairs lecture series is presented by Grattan Institute in partnership with State Library of Queensland.

When:
Wed 31 Oct 2018, 6:00 pm - 07:15 pm
Venue:
SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2
Cost:
Free
More information:
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