Bernard KeaneJul 21, 20164 Comments
The Productivity Commission has slammed a range of Nationals-imposed restrictions on agriculture in a new draft report.
Bernard KeaneJul 19, 201615 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull's reshuffle illustrates that the only economic agenda this government has is propping up local manufacturing.
Jul 7, 20163 Comments
As feared, the election result has prompted one of the major ratings agencies to put Australia on negative outlook for its prized triple-A credit rating -- but so far the impacts are limited, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Jun 29, 20167 Comments
Australia's credit rating will come under real pressure if the election produces a result that suggests whoever is in government will struggle to get spending under control, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Michael SainsburyJun 6, 20165 Comments
On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre Australia needs a politician to stand up to China, as Bob Hawke did. But pollies with that moral rectitude are thin on the ground.
Cassidy KnowltonJun 2, 20164 Comments
Everything you want to know about the current ructions in the dairy industry, explained.
CrikeyMay 26, 20168 Comments
It'd be fine for business to lecture the rest of us about public policy if they weren't busy trashing billions in shareholder wealth. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Jason MurphyMay 20, 201613 Comments
Yes, dairy farmers are doing it tough. But commodity prices rise and fall, and the government can't bail out every commodity maker.
Michael SainsburyMay 4, 20164 Comments
ScoMo has it wrong on China. But don't worry, Moz, almost all Aussie treasurers do.
Bernard KeaneApr 27, 201639 Comments
The business community in Australia are fair-weather neoliberals whose only real commitment is to "reform" that suits them, and many politicians are no better.