The government has no right to lecture anyone about cybersecurity while it is party to making the world's IT networks less secure — all in the name of spying for western corporations.
Universities are one of Australia's biggest exporters and a major employer, but are treated with contempt by the government. Is it because they don't fill the coffers of political parties?
The Liberal Party continues its hatchet job on funds run by employer groups and unions but strangely overlooks the appalling abuses of retail super funds.
The government hoped early access to superannuation would embarrass industry super funds. Instead, they've been among the best performers, while some retail super funds have been the worst at giving people their money.
The government's energy plan involves gas and discredited carbon capture and storage — both coincidentally the raison d'être of its major donors.
The government wants to expand its Emissions Reduction Fund to pay fossil fuel companies to increase emissions. Who came up with that idea? Take a guess.
Getting rid of tariffs will deliver big wins to businesses and consumers and go some way towards healing the growing rift with China.
The Chinese regime is threatening to use anti-dumping laws against Australia. We've been doing the same thing to them for years.
History shows that trouble in commercial property ends up roiling the broader economy. That sector is facing both a pandemic shock and longer-term changes that could smash investment plans.