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Shirley Jackson

Senior Economist at Per Capita

Qantas CEO, Alan Joyce

Should the government buy — rather than bail out — Qantas?

It's a radical idea but, when you break it down, it's actually the rational decision.

Australia needs a Medicare system for mental health

Mental ill-health costs Australia approximately $130 billion every year. It's time for a policy solution.

(Image: AAP/Alan Porritt)

Mining isn't the only option for jobs in regional Australia

Strategic investments in medical manufacturing, renewable technology and infrastructure projects could go a long way towards providing stable jobs for regional Australia. 

Can wealthy voters save Albanese and Labor?

Mapping electorates by wealth gives us a fascinating picture of who voted against Labor and what that means for the next election.