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It is therefore inevitable that the tax base must be widened and taxes increased if the government is to continue meeting its commitments.
by Murray Hunter - 31/07/2015 - 9 comments
As if being the world's biggest exporter of oil was not enough, the desert kingdom is now looking to conquer the refining sector as it has quickly become the fourth largest refiner in the world.
by Gaurav Agnihotri - 29/07/2015 - 2 comments
While other states built modern, diversified and robust economies, South Australia debated, formed committees and engaged in endless rounds of self-reflection.
by Malcolm King - 27/07/2015 - 15 comments
NSW Premier Mike Baird’s plea for a higher GST is a sugar hit, which is unlikely to improve our mostly unreformed and fragmented health system.
by Andrew Laming - 24/07/2015
Palaszczuk has signalled that she has no interest in federation reform and would rather build megaprojects whose economics just don't stack up.
by Joe Branigan - 24/07/2015 - 5 comments
But with Australian productivity growth in the doldrums, there has been much talk about the need for entrepreneurship to spawn jobs for the future.
The Abbott Government’s economic policy, or perhaps more accurately lack of it, has greatly exacerbated Australia’s housing problem.
by Harold Levien - 21/07/2015 - 1 comment
Queensland’s finances are in no state to restart the spending trajectory of the Bligh-Fraser years. The 2010s have been and will continue to be the toughest of decades for Australians.
by Joe Branigan - 17/07/2015 - 10 comments
There's less oil than you think, which makes it cheaper than it should be.
by Leonard Brecken - 17/07/2015 - 8 comments
The Euro Summit provides a Greek solution (for now).
by Michael Knox - 15/07/2015 - 7 comments
Trend analyses at State and regional levels show no sign of a doubling, in fact the reverse might be true in those regions which lack economic plans such as the Blue Mountains.
by Robert Gibbons - 15/07/2015 - 3 comments
The 2015 Queensland Budget essentially ignores the real issues in Queensland, or tries to make them vanish through creative accounting.
by Graham Young - 15/07/2015 - 2 comments


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