Opinion Pieces

  • Coalition should be rejecting populist subsidies f...
    Barnaby Joyce says the federal Coalition's desire to subsidise Adani's Carmichael coal mine means the government will attract "some flak" from environmentalists. No doubt there will be, but he...
  • Why big business doesn't care about deficits
    Two days after demanding $48 billion worth of tax cuts, BCA president Grant King warned us that "if we don't make changes, if we don't get on top of the budget deficit, debt is going to be rising and...
  • Don't Pop Champagne Corks Over Longest Growth...
    On April 1, Australia will surpass the Netherland's old record to mark the longest unbroken expansion of real GDP in modern history.  While this result permits much chest-thumping on the part of some...
  • How to invent a clean energy company
    This was first published in EcoGeneration online on 8 March 2017 and in the print edition.The common view of invention is that it is unexpected. The people who do it are extraordinary individuals. There are...

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