Ian Spring - Independent Economist
       Retired Economist and Business Manager
       Concerned about Australia's poor transport infrastructure
       E-mail   ianspringeconomist@bigpond.com
       WEB:    www.borrowandbuild.com.au





Private tolls to double in 16 years but would drop to a quarter if Federal Govt bought and ran Transurban as a public service entity
           
- April 2021


Low or no Tolls on QE funded expressways
           
- December 2020


Tolls 70% cheaper if new toll roads fully federally owned

            -
May 2020


Full federal funding for affordable tolls on M4 WestConnex*

  - Revision, 6th September 2017


20 Year borrow and build plan gives affordable transport, jobs and growth

  - Revised version - Substantial revision, Updated 6th September 2017

Building Australia's Infrastructure for the Future
6th Warren Hogan Memorial Lecture, Department of Economics, University of Sydney
Address by Annabel Spring, Group Executive Wealth Management, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

            October 24, 2016


Election 2016.  Glenn Stevens says federal borrowing for transport would improve the lives of 'millions', yet politicians have done nothing.  Read all about this.

May 31, 2016


RBA Steven's bold plan could give quick fix to transport
            September 01, 2015

Borrow and Build is a good strategy - AFR Letter

  June 12, 2015


Infrastructure Investment is the way to go - AFR Letter
            March 13, 2014 


We must borrow and build
We must borrow and build   ( iphone version )
            Janaury 20, 2014

           
Economist want to borrow and build
             an article in the Australian quoting economist favouring borrowing for infrastructure

 

A Vital Issue for the 2020 Forum

 Ian Spring    18th April  2008

             Sydney Morning Herald advertisement 

    

Federal infrastructure Minister outlines government policy   

           Dr Dietrich Georg    April 2008

            INFRASTRUCTURE AUSTRALIA  

 

INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING OFFERS

18% PERMANENT INCREASE IN GDP

           Ian Spring    October 2007

 

Funding model means States hands are tied

            Ian Spring   March 2007

            Letters

            THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

 

Why we must borrow and build

Ian Spring   May 2005

INFRASTRUCTURE AUSTRALIA

 

                       
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