February 22, 2018
The government of Singapore has revealed a new plan to boost GST and implement a carbon tax to offset predicted budget strain — foresight the Turnbull government could use.
October 10, 2017
The government is in terrible trouble in Queensland and Western Australia. So you'll never guess who would be one of the biggest losers from a reallocation of the GST to the west ...
October 9, 2017 1
Good morning, early birds. Yet more bad news for PM Malcolm Turnbull this morning as Newspoll indicates huge losses for his government's two-party preferred in regional Australia. And the Productivity Commission's report into the best way to distribute the GST is set to land. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
October 2, 2017 12
Is the Commonwealth Grants Commission about to force states like NSW and Victoria to let rip with fracking? Not quite. But it's an intriguing idea.
September 4, 2017 11
The establishment of a party committee to consider ways to pursue "financial independence" is obviously not to be taken seriously. However, WA's GST complaints should be.
June 29, 2017
Senior Turnbull government minister Christopher Pyne apologises for marriage equality comments, Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon suspended from party room. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
June 26, 2017 4
Rough times for Gina ... the Coalitions totally rad new website ... penalty rates have no apparent effect on employment levels ...
June 19, 2017
AFLW backed by pollies ... GST fumble ... Solicitor-General fronts court ...
June 16, 2017 4
Just how Treasury worked out it will get $300 million in GST from overseas sales remains a mystery.
April 19, 2017 12
Ebay has threatened that it will cut off Australian consumers rather than be forced to collect GST. But the Australian Retailers Association is threatening MPs who dare vote against the proposal that it is paying close attention.