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Menzies thinktank sets sail for points unknown

Menzies thinktank sets sail for points unknown

Bernard KeaneMar 27, 2017

Amid the clichés in a Liberal thinktank's new review, there are some directions toward unorthodox policies.

Super borrowing leaves funds exposed if the property market crashes

Super borrowing leaves funds exposed if the property market crashes

Glenn Dyer and Bernard KeaneMar 27, 20172 Comments

The government's reluctance to address property lending to superannuation funds is helping reduce housing affordability and increasing the risk a property crunch will cause widespread economic damage, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

New ABC chair reveals his 'tough side', promises he 'will not be pushed around by politicians'

New ABC chair reveals his 'tough side', promises he 'will not be pushed around by politicians'

Michael SainsburyMar 27, 20176 Comments

Justin Milne made it clear he would protect the ABC's independence fiercely.

Are payments to union officials worse than a death on a worksite?

Are payments to union officials worse than a death on a worksite?

Charlie LewisMar 23, 20172 Comments

According to the Coalition's new laws, employers who make secret payments to unions are worse than employers who spy on or exploit workers.

Things are about to get rocky for the banks as regulators pull them ashore

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerMar 22, 20179 Comments

While a banking inquiry draws ever nearer, property investment lending is now in the target sights of financial regulators as concerns about apartment building grow, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.

In the G20, failure has a hundred fathers

In the G20, failure has a hundred fathers

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerMar 20, 20175 Comments

The G20 has formally abandoned free trade, under pressure from the United States. Meantime, Scott Morrison is hyping his own role, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.

Full-time work soon to be the privilege of a wealthy few in Australia

Full-time work soon to be the privilege of a wealthy few in Australia

Alan AustinMar 20, 201712 Comments

Soon after Tony Abbott’s Coalition government implemented its changes to the budget, employment policy, the tax regime and trade relations, the ratio of Australians in full-time work fell below 42% for the first time ever, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.

Ten is in such woeful shape even its own board won't buy shares

Glenn DyerMar 17, 2017

Siobhan McKenna quit the Channel Ten board and revealed how many shares she had held in Ten. How many? Zero.

While conservatives kick the CFMEU, employers get a free pass

While conservatives kick the CFMEU, employers get a free pass

Charlie LewisMar 16, 201713 Comments

Oooooh no, Sally McManus said "illegal" strikes might not be as bad as workplaces so dangerous employees are killed.

The secret of the gas crisis is that it is bullshit

The secret of the gas crisis is that it is bullshit

Claire ConnellyMar 16, 201714 Comments

The only real gas crisis is that suppliers are artificially keeping supply low to drive up prices, writes freelance journalist Claire Connelly.

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