TITLE

Australia's metropolis rises from the swamps

AUTHOR(S)
Anderson, Ian
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/17/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1782, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that the Australian government has decided to proceed with plans for the controversial multifunction polis (MFP), a high-technology city of the future. Claims that the project is a waste of money and poorly defined; Reports that Japanese investors were threatening to pull out; Expected costs; Plans to build on what is largely swampland; Location; Model city; Overseas investment; Comment of Bill Kelty, secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions; More.
ACCESSION #
9109021494

 

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