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Will Sydney's apartment obsession prop up the economy?

Will Sydney's apartment obsession prop up the economy?

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerJan 12, 20173 Comments

Sydney's obsession with building apartments might be enough to keep the construction stimulus to the economy going for a while yet, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

The next stoush on superannuation is coming

The next stoush on superannuation is coming

Bernard KeaneJan 11, 201712 Comments

The next fight over superannuation will be over the awards system and the way workers are put into a super fund by default. The big banks want in.

The profits ‘earned’ by Australia’s gas industry will make you wince

The profits ‘earned’ by Australia’s gas industry will make you wince

Michael West and Bruce RobertsonJan 11, 201711 Comments

Business journalist Michael West and analyst Bruce Robertson expose the profound failure of government energy regulation and demonstrate how our loss, as consumers, matches the gains of the power companies.

The Australian's clean coal magic trick

The Australian's clean coal magic trick

John QuigginJan 10, 20178 Comments

With some slippery words and some clever sleight-of-hand, The Australian almost makes it look like coal is good for humanity, writes economist John Quiggin

Why Australia’s economy is failing

Why Australia’s economy is failing

Alan AustinJan 9, 201723 Comments

Why is Australia's economy in such a bad way? Could be because the richest companies are not paying their fair share of tax, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.

How getting rid of the weekday SMH and Age papers could kill the AFR

How getting rid of the weekday SMH and Age papers could kill the AFR

Glenn DyerJan 9, 20175 Comments

The economics of printing the Financial Review five days a week make a lot less sense if it can't piggyback off the SMH and Age.

How much of your Christmas tinnie is going to the taxman?

How much of your Christmas tinnie is going to the taxman?

Liam ApterDec 23, 20162 Comments

Australians love to celebrate, and celebrations usually means alcohol. And with Christmas coming up we are here to show much of your drinks are made up of tax. Crikey intern Liam Apter explains.

Mayne: Seven West inquiry should have Stokes replaced as chairman

Mayne: Seven West inquiry should have Stokes replaced as chairman

Stephen MayneDec 22, 2016

The independent inquiry is the right course of action and will provide a pathway for the board to recant their controversial support for Tim Worner.

Why does Coles want to introduce a limit on its pokies?

Why does Coles want to introduce a limit on its pokies?

Liam ApterDec 21, 20161 Comment

Coles has announced it wants to introduce $1 limits on its pokies. Why now? And will rival Woolworths do the same? Crikey intern Liam Apter reports.

Oi ScoMo, cracking down on welfare cheats isn't that simple

Oi ScoMo, cracking down on welfare cheats isn't that simple

Jason MurphyDec 21, 20167 Comments

Improving welfare compliance is a policy we can all support -- in principle.

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