Alan Austin November 6, 2017 17 Comments
The Australian Retailers Association responded with undisguised alarm to the latest figures.
Michael Sainsbury October 18, 2017 4 Comments
The upcoming Chinese Communist Party Congress could have serious ramifications for Australia.
Alan Austin October 17, 2017 8 Comments
Australia’s net worth tumbled in the two years Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey were PM and treasurer -- by a staggering $114.6 billion. It has collapsed by a further $76.2 billion since Turnbull took over.
Alan Austin September 29, 2017 8 Comments
Corporations are getting away with ever more tax evasion while assistance to the needy, children and those on welfare continues to fall. Hats off to Scott Morrison and Joe Hockey.
Crikey September 28, 2017 6 Comments
Mathias Cormann and Scott Morrison are falling all over themselves to say that the economy as not as bad as they had thought it might be. But as shadow finance minister Jim Chalmers writes, that's not exactly good news.
Alan Austin September 22, 2017 10 Comments
What is transpiring now is quite bizarre: a sudden and apparently sustained collapse in workers’ share of wealth.
Alan Austin September 13, 2017 23 Comments
Suddenly everyone seems to have forgot to hate Scott Morrison, with his polling numbers surprisingly good. Here are 40 reasons his treasurership has been a shambles.
Alan Austin September 1, 2017 3 Comments
Australia's construction industry has declined for three years in a row. This has never, ever happened before.
Helen Razer August 1, 2017 10 Comments
It’s not just Helen Razer and her Cassandra commie mates fretting. Australia is in a private debt hole from which we might not escape.
Alan Austin July 20, 2017 12 Comments
Pretty much the only area of the economy that has improved under Malcolm Turnbull (and, earlier, Tony Abbott) is company profits -- but even then, only for a select few companies. And those working in construction haven't been so lucky.