At a time when we are moving forward with massive city building infrastructure projects procrastination is an exercise in value escape rather than value capture. Meanwhile there are countless examples where opportunist landholders or developers are making huge windfall profits.

A global online community dedicated to improving knowledge on the science of learning has been launched by prestigious international publishing group Nature Research and The University of Queensland. UQ Queensland Brain Institute director Professor Pankaj Sah said the npj Science of Learning Community website was a space for teachers, policymakers and scientists working in neuroscience, education and psychology to discuss how to enhance learning in schools.