Infrastructure, Transport and Environment

2014-2017

NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal
Advice on setting public transport prices, including treatment of third party effects and GST.

NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
Report on impacts of biodiversity charges on housing supply and prices
Report on the value of air quality data collected by the Climate and Atmospheric Science Branch.

NSW Treasury
Pricing of public transport
Economic evaluation methods for major transport rail and road projects.
Cost-benefit analysis of raising the Warragamba dam and the economics of environmental water flows.

Queensland Translink / McGrathNichol
Economics of ferry contracts across Queensland (in collaboration with McGrathNicol).

Uber / Ernst and Young
Provision of Independent Economic Expert report on the nature of UberX services prepared for Ernst and Young on behalf of Uber v ATO.

University of NSW Unisearch
Expert Advice on Report on NIEIR (National Institute of Economic and Industry Research) assumptions and forecasts in major legal case concerning North-South Bypass Tunnel in Brisbane.
 

2008-2014

ACTEW Corporation
Benefit Cost Analysis of Undergrounding Overhead Electricity Wires in the ACT

ACTEW Corporation
Report on Water Supply for the ACT: Review of Economic Appraisal Issues

Macquarie University
Papers on parking strategies

Melbourne Water
Workshop on economic evaluation of urban water

NSW Department of Planning and Environment
Review of regional growth planning and sub-regional delivery plans
Review of prioritisaton of public infrastructure

NSW Department of Water and Energy
Report on Inquiry into Water and Sewerage Services in Non-Metropolitan NSW

NSW Roads and Traffic Authority
Economic evaluation of proposed major development of Bells Line of Road

NSW Treasury
Review of North-West Rail and Westconnex road network (Sydney)
Economic evaluation of raising Warragamba Dam to reduce flood damages
Economic evaluation of urban growth projects

Sydney Ferries
Economic Evaluation of Proposed Replacement and Expansion of Ferry Fleet

Victorian Treasury
Report on the Wider Economic Benefits of Transport Infrastructure and their Possible Application to Transport Projects in Melbourne

Various agencies
Advices re economics of the taxi industry

Before 2008

Asian Development Bank
Manual on Urban Environmental Management, for workshops for Mayors and senior officials in the 52 largest Chinese cities, and training of workshop presenters in China.

Australian, NSW and ACT governments
Economic evaluation of proposals for a high-speed train from Sydney to Canberra.

Australian Council for Infrastructure Development and Department of Transport and Regional Development
Manual on Financial Planning and Economic Evaluation for Infrastructure Development
and presentation of workshops around Australia.

Bureau of Transport and Communication Economics
Report on target rates of return and discount rates for major transport projects.

Crown Agents, UK
Provision of Training Courses in the Economics of Environmental Management for the State Environmental Planning Administration (China).

Department for International Development, UK
Report on Use of Economic Instruments for Management of the Environment in Shanghai, for the Shanghai Environment Protection Bureau.

Department of Defence and Landcom
Economic evaluation of proposed major urban land developments in Sydney.

Department of Transport
Economic evaluation of major public transport options for the Warringah Pensinsula, Sydney.

Jones, Lang Wootton
Econometric model of commercial office rents in the Sydney CBD.

Land and Water Conservation
Report on Pricing of Water for the Department.

Mosman Municipal Council, Sydney
Facilitated and prepared a Futures Plan.  

National Transport Planning Taskforce, Canberra
Report on Methods of Economic Evaluation for Major Transport Infrastructure, including a national survey of evaluation methods.

NSW Environmental Protection Authority
Delivered training course on economics of environmental management.

NSW Office of the Coordinator General of Rail
Economic evaluation of proposal by Australian Rail Track Corporation to take over the long-term management of NSW interstate rail system.

NSW State Rail
Manager of economic and financial study of proposed major railway from Parramatta to Chatswood (Sydney).

National Parks and Wildlife Service
Preparation of Business Plan of Management of Kosciuszko National Park.

NSW Department of Education and Training
Economic evaluation of proposed development of TAFE College.

NSW Office of Economic Development
Assessment of the economic benefits of the proposed Moomba to Botany Bay gas pipeline.

Newcastle City Council
Report on financing of urban infrastructure.

Public Works Department, NSW Government
Financial analysis and pricing policy for the NSW Government mobile radio network.

Roads and Traffic Authority
Economic evaluation of major freeways in Sydney (M2, M5, and M2-Gore Hill free way).

Swedish International Development Agency
Report on urban environment aid strategy for India, with Environmental Resources Management (UK).

Transfund New Zealand
Economic advice on evaluation methods for major infrastructure investments.

Urban Development Institute of Australia
Report on ‘Financing of Public Infrastructure for Urban Development’.

Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission
Review of work on transport congestion.