October 3, 2017 3
In a speech to the Asia Society, Chris Bowen has delivered an honest and forthright assessment of where we stand right now with our nearest and most important neighbours.
September 1, 2016 1
It's the sort of error public servants dread -- a howler that goes right through them all and into a high-profile bill. And the best and the brightest of the Public Service did it to their Treasurer.
June 27, 2016
Labor has offered a 10-year budget projection for its election costings. But we can't even get the next three years right.
June 2, 2016 1
Candidates in safe seats have it tough.
June 2, 2016 1
Who are Miranda Devine's anxious Greek mums? ... the actor for Goldstein ... won't someone challenge Chris Bowen? ...
May 27, 2016
Chris Bowen and Scott Morrison went head-to-head today but the exchanges focused primarily on the budget, not the wider economy.
May 10, 2016 1
Chris Bowen delivered the usual shadow treasurer's budget reply today -- unusually, at the start of an election campaign and, unusually, with an extensive array of policies already laid out.
May 10, 2016 3
Next week we'll find out what the Treasury and the Department of Finance really think about the economy -- and whether the government's optimistic budget forecasts are sound, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
May 10, 2016 6
While voters are broadly unimpressed by last week's budget, individual measures have their support -- and the momentum against the government has halted.
April 5, 2016 5
Australians want an end to the taxation exemption enjoyed by church, this week's Essential Report shows.