Bernard KeaneOct 24, 201619 Comments
When it comes to Scott Morrison talking about the states dealing with land housing supply and infrastructure, we've been there, done that under previous governments.
Oct 21, 20166 Comments
The Australian economy has deteriorated significantly since Abbott came to office. Yesterday's employment figures prove it, writes economics reporter Alan Austin
Glenn DyerOct 19, 2016
The Reserve Bank is not going to cut interest rates, maybe not until 2018. It all comes down to the price of beef.
Oct 17, 201612 Comments
The government that was elected on the basis of its wise economic stewardship has increased net debt almost 80% since Labor left office, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.
Oct 11, 201610 Comments
Whatever happened to Labor's excellent economic management? The Coalition came along, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.
Bernard KeaneOct 5, 20166 Comments
MPs have limited capacity to produce what's really needed for the banks -- an independent assessment of their internal practices and culture.
Myriam RobinOct 5, 20165 Comments
Migrant workers are being exploited in all kinds of businesses, says the new head of the government's new Migrant Worker Taskforce. 7-Eleven was the tip of the iceberg.
Bernard KeaneSep 30, 20162 Comments
The books have been closed on 2015-16 and the budget outcome is basically as bad as expected.
Bernard KeaneSep 19, 20168 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull is trying to breathe life into the universally despised Trans Pacific Partnership while turning his back on free trade locally.
Sep 16, 20163 Comments
Phasing out coal production would have a negligible impact on our economy, writes director of research at The Australia Institute Rod Campbell.