Mar 1, 2017
A strong GDP result and low wages growth should have Australian business overjoyed, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Mar 1, 20173 Comments
And nobody in the Turnbull government really seems to care, write research professor Jon Altman research scholar Lisa Fowkes.
Mar 1, 201715 Comments
Scott Morrison has made an absolute hash of the Australian economy. But luckily for him, the media does not seem interested in taking him to task for it, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.
Stephen MayneFeb 28, 20172 Comments
How did the Amber Harrison v Seven West case get to this point? A sub-editor's error has played a huge role.
Bernard KeaneFeb 28, 20177 Comments
Many Coalition MPs used to enthusiastically support penalty rate cuts. Now, somehow, they're the work of Bill Shorten.
Michael SainsburyFeb 27, 20173 Comments
Yes, there are huge business opportunities in China. But there is also the very real possibility of losing a lot of money.
Bernard KeaneFeb 24, 201719 Comments
The Fair Work Commission's attack on penalty rates will only reinforce Labor's narrative of a government hell-bent on attacking low-income earners.
Adam SchwabFeb 24, 201712 Comments
Though Fahour certainly went down boasting.
Guy RundleFeb 24, 201737 Comments
The Fair Work Commission's decision to cut penalty rates seems like a win for Labor, but the ALP is so far out of touch it might be impossible to ever come back.
Feb 23, 201714 Comments
Attacking penalty rates will mean yet further downward pressure on wages at a time when even the government and the Reserve Bank are growing worried about lack of wage growth, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.