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The case for high-speed rail is bigger than business

By Shirley Jackson
Updated November 17 2021 - 3:10am, first published November 16 2021 - 6:25pm
High-speed rail linking Australia's east coast capital cities and major regional centres has long been a discussion point in political circles, but little real progress has been made. Picture: Shutterstock

As a federal election draws closer, and the major parties square off with their respective policy platforms, Labor's spokeswoman for infrastructure, transport and regional development, Catherine King, has vowed to create a High Speed Rail Authority to "make the business case" for a bullet train, like those found in Japan and across Europe, to connect our east coast cities.

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