Roads to nowhere

Road freight is expensive, dirty and dangerous. Why are our governments addicted to it?

Tony Abbott’s office. © Andrew Meares / Fairfax Syndication
About the author Paul Cleary

Paul Cleary is a policy analyst and author of five nonfiction books. He has a doctorate from the ANU for a thesis on Australia’s policy framework for managing its resources wealth and outcomes for Indigenous communities in the Pilbara.