David Baker talks with ABC News Breakfast about the significant issue of affordability for families needing childcare and how improvements could be made to government assistance funding to childcare that would see families better able to afford childcare services.
Dark side of the boom NSW
As the mining boom ends, the mining clean-up boom is beginning. New research from The Australia Institute released today shows that there is minimal information available to the public on how the clean-up is progressing.
Dark side of the boom (NSW)
Report on what we do and don’t know about mines, closures and rehabilitation in New South Wales.
High price events in the NEM Queensland January 2017 and SA July 2016
New research has drawn a comparison between very high wholesale prices in the National Energy Market in South Australia and Queensland.
A full third of the benefit of a company tax cut would be enjoyed by just 15 companies in Australia. Once phased in the cut would be worth $6.7 billion per year to these companies.
The fossil fuel industry and its alternative facts
In a post-truth world, the ability of an industry to generate its own "alternative facts" is likely to be an asset in the short term and a liability in the long term.
Freedom of Information requests for advice about SA blackout
The Prime Minister and Energy Minister ignored advice from AEMO that renewables were not to blame for the SA blackout.
Turnbull and Abbott's own electorates both back renewable energy target
New polling conducted by ReachTEL for The Australia Institute of the electorates represented by Malcolm Turnbull and Tony Abbott reveals very strong support for increasing and not cutting Australia’s renewable energy target.