Bernard KeaneApr 28, 20174 Comments
Scott Morrison should go all the way with "good debt" and "bad debt" and hand control of infrastructure spending to an independent body rather than politicians.
Bernard KeaneApr 27, 201719 Comments
Australia's gas companies have forced Malcolm Turnbull to impose export regulation on them. And all of us who backed liberalisation of energy markets have to accept we were wrong.
Bernard KeaneApr 21, 201742 Comments
If gambling advertising is so unpopular, then consumers should vote with their feet. Nanny state regulations are just another assault on free speech.
Bernard KeaneApr 20, 2017
By collecting and using vulnerabilities in widely used software, our own intelligence agencies pose a double threat to business -- while governments preach cybersecurity.
Bernard KeaneApr 18, 201712 Comments
The way we develop animal welfare standards in Australia is skewed by industry self-interest and a lack of evidence -- and the Productivity Commission wants to change it.
Bernard KeaneApr 12, 2017
It's official: some of the world's biggest companies are treating small business as a free bank by holding off repayments for up to four months. But the Business Council says there's no need for regulation.
Bernard KeaneApr 11, 20173 Comments
Scott Morrison has been working on the challenge of affordable and social housing amid a property boom, and the results aren't too shabby.
Bernard KeaneApr 10, 20171 Comment
A speech by Scott Morrison on housing, while sensible in itself, augurs poorly for the contents of the government's budget centrepiece, a housing affordability package.
Bernard KeaneApr 10, 20173 Comments
Australian tech heavyweight Atlassian is brilliant at promoting itself, but not so flash at maintaining its commitment to diversity reporting.
Bernard KeaneApr 6, 201722 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull would really rather not talk about the tax conditions that lead to out-of-control housing prices, thank you very much.