The mantra of successive Treasurers on our ageing workforce has been population, participation and productivity. But what if we were too successful in addressing them?
The government apparently has no economic agenda beyond cheering on the housing market and passing the buck to the states.
Despite the government's claims that wages growth is picking up, it fell in the December quarter. Scott Morrison's 'quiet Australians' face years of minimal pay increases.
While Scott Morrison attacks "unaccountable internationalist bureaucracies", Josh Frydenberg lauds international institutions. Is Australia multilateralist or not?
The Reserve Bank has revised its economic forecasts down and now says there'll be no noticeable growth until Christmas 2021.
The profound flaws of giving handouts to drought-stricken farmers are well known. But little scrutiny is applied to the government's drought packages.
The Reserve Bank is cutting its economic growth forecasts... but it still insists the economy is fine.
The Morrison government has achieved the rare feat of a tax cut that leads to lower consumer activity, with its stimulus refund vanishing without trace.