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Things are about to get rocky for the banks as regulators pull them ashore

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerMar 22, 20177 Comments

While a banking inquiry draws ever nearer, property investment lending is now in the target sights of financial regulators as concerns about apartment building grow, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.

The secret of the gas crisis is that it is bullshit

The secret of the gas crisis is that it is bullshit

Claire ConnellyMar 16, 201714 Comments

The only real gas crisis is that suppliers are artificially keeping supply low to drive up prices, writes freelance journalist Claire Connelly.

Rundle: Elon Musk and the end of capitalism as we know it

Rundle: Elon Musk and the end of capitalism as we know it

Guy RundleMar 16, 201729 Comments

Let Turnbull try to build his new dam. The seeds of capitalism's destruction are already sown.

Turnbull lifts his game on gas -- as a key reform era ends

Turnbull lifts his game on gas -- as a key reform era ends

Bernard KeaneMar 16, 201735 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull put some old skills to good use yesterday - but his Snowy Hydro proposal will never happen.

How the mining industry parasites helped destroy good energy policy

How the mining industry parasites helped destroy good energy policy

Bernard KeaneMar 15, 201743 Comments

We're abandoning good policymaking in Australia and parasites like the mining industry are to blame.

Super for housing: the latest example of our war on the young

Super for housing: the latest example of our war on the young

Bernard KeaneMar 14, 201729 Comments

Allowing access to super to improve housing affordability is bad policy that takes away the one good thing we're doing for younger Australians to hand yet another win to older Australians.

The one election promise Mark McGowan should break immediately

The one election promise Mark McGowan should break immediately

John MenadueMar 14, 201718 Comments

Mark McGowan should quickly move to increase royalties on the mining companies, writes former head of Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet John Menadue.

Do-nothing Turnbull needs to take responsibility for east coast gas market failure

Do-nothing Turnbull needs to take responsibility for east coast gas market failure

David Llewellyn-Smith Mar 10, 201713 Comments

The east-coast gas crisis demands decisive action and there is a way out for Malcolm Turnbull. It'll ruffle some feathers but he's going to lose the next election anyway, so why not? Macro Business editor David Llewellyn-Smith reports.

Plenty of blame to go round for gas 'crisis'

Plenty of blame to go round for gas 'crisis'

Bernard KeaneMar 9, 201728 Comments

The "crisis" in gas supply has been a long time coming and the Coalition's war on climate policy has made it worse.

Victoria's housing affordability changes won't make housing more affordable

Victoria's housing affordability changes won't make housing more affordable

Alan DaviesMar 8, 201714 Comments

The Victorian government says "it's tackling housing affordability head on", but its new housing initiatives are mostly about keeping up appearances.

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