September 28, 2017 16
Having recycled his Snowy Hydro announcement, the Prime Minister is now recycling announcements about securing gas supply. At least he's getting stuck into Labor though.
September 26, 2017 15
Gas companies should be careful - the Prime Minister really will use a gas reservation. He will, you know! Don't try him! And what does the competition regulator think of all this?
September 25, 2017 1
The club of countries with three triple-A credit ratings grows ever smaller, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
September 22, 2017 2
The era of big banks being all things to all people is coming to an end as the majors offload their wealth management and insurance arms.
September 19, 2017 8
As CBS moves on Ten with a bigger, shinier offer, some hard questions for Lachlan Murdoch, write Stephen Mayne and Glenn Dyer.
September 19, 2017 2
We're at risk of wasting billions on water infrastructure that isn't needed, the Productivity Commission has said -- repeating previous warnings about how we subsidise unviable irrigation.
September 19, 2017 29
Paternalists continue to demand sugar taxes despite clear evidence they don't work. But facts don 't matter to nanny statists.
September 13, 2017 17
By prolonging uncertainty around investment in energy generation, the government gives itself scope to keep blaming Labor and renewables for blackouts -- at least until voters wake up to it.
September 13, 2017 3
Once feared by governments, mining multinationals are now discovering that the growing hostility to neoliberalism has left them exposed.
September 12, 2017 26
As politicians panic about the energy crisis they themselves have created, some old ideas are suddenly fashionable again.