Bernard KeaneSep 15, 201610 Comments
It's ugly, and involves a broken promise and a cave-in, but Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison have finally delivered on the economic reform they promised.
Bernard KeaneSep 15, 20168 Comments
Pauline Hanson wants immigration halted so we can look after the sick and the old. Except immigrants look after the sick and the old ...
Bernard KeaneSep 14, 20166 Comments
In setting up offshore processing centres, the Department of Immigration broke virtually every rule in public service procurement -- with Transfield always emerging the winner
Bernard KeaneSep 13, 20165 Comments
The Australian National Audit Office has slammed the way successive governments established the Manus Island and Nauru detention facilities, finding major problems in the way the Department of Immigration tendered for them.
Bernard KeaneSep 13, 20162 Comments
A new survey shows the extent of harassment and ill-treatment of women in the tech sector, which is struggling to retain female employees.
Jason MurphySep 13, 201626 Comments
Australia needs to regulate enormous cars, writes economist Jason Murphy, because the current system is an arms race that will end up in fatalities.
Bernard KeaneSep 12, 201617 Comments
The failure of the latest attempt to dislodge Clover Moore from the City of Sydney mayoralty illustrates how big business is driving resentment against itself.
Bernard KeaneSep 12, 20169 Comments
Peter Costello wants someone to get taxes down -- unlike he managed. We have just the treasurer in mind.
Sep 9, 20163 Comments
An effective response to economic populism isn't likely to include berating workers and complaining about the need to slash spending while proposing tax cuts, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Sep 7, 20164 Comments
Australia has racked up 25 years without a recession, and has lifted productivity again as the national accounts show a stronger economy than many forecast. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.