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Do we need to stop immigration to our major cities before it's too late?

Do we need to stop immigration to our major cities before it's too late?

Alan DaviesJul 4, 201710 Comments

Determining the appropriate level of immigration for our cities is obviously an important public policy issue but too often sensible discussion is derailed by knee-jerk accusations of xenophobia or racism.

NSW finds itself fabulously wealthy, Baird finds a great many suitors

NSW finds itself fabulously wealthy, Baird finds a great many suitors

Alex MitchellOct 25, 20165 Comments

Lucy Turnbull has a very ambitious plan to revamp Sydney into three cities. And it just so happens NSW is flush with cash from the sale of its poles and wires.

Failed attempt to oust Clover pushes us closer to populism

Failed attempt to oust Clover pushes us closer to populism

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.

Malcolm and Lucy's neighbourhood watch

Malcolm and Lucy's neighbourhood watch

Alex MitchellNov 23, 20152 Comments

Malcolm and Lucy Turnbull are very keen on the Greater Sydney Commission.

Revolutionaries are never popular with the ruling elite

CrikeyJul 13, 20159 Comments

Crikey readers discuss immigration reform and other issues of the day.

A day in Joe Hockey's little bubble of privilege

A day in Joe Hockey's little bubble of privilege

Margot SavilleJun 11, 201565 Comments

Cashmere, "sous-vide" beef and sea views -- Joe Hockey lives in a fantasy land for the cloistered elite. No wonder he doesn't understand economic hardship.

Another Hockey gaffe reveals a government clueless on housing

Another Hockey gaffe reveals a government clueless on housing

CrikeyJun 10, 201536 Comments

Joe Hockey's "let them eat cake" moment on housing also revealed how little the government is doing to address housing supply, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyApr 23, 2015

SBS insider says The Oz was right ... The Age says Sydney is alright ... and the face of Anzac Day's story ...

Business bites: Stevens' smite for the right ... flaming galahs ... milk of iron ilk

Business bites: Stevens' smite for the right ... flaming galahs ... milk of iron ilk

CrikeyApr 21, 2015

Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens takes aim at the assess in the commentariat. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Public transport won't save the planet -- and it doesn't need to

Public transport won't save the planet -- and it doesn't need to

Alan DaviesJan 15, 2015

Regardless of its environmental impact, investing in public transport infrastructure is still a very good idea.