June 20, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Labor and the Coalition are jostling for support with tax cuts. Plus, a new poll finds a sharp spike in anti-immigration sentiments. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
May 8, 2018 3
A quick fact check on last night's Q&A.
May 2, 2018 5
With the 2018 budget less than a week away from dropping, Per Capita has once again put together its wish-list -- a grab-bag of tax, education, and services funding reform.
February 19, 2018 4
The Treasurer's claims on Insiders this week didn't quite stack up.
November 20, 2017 9
Business says company tax cuts will lead to more investment and jobs. American CEOs are most honest -- they'll use it to boost their own pay. And history shows they're right.
July 25, 2017
The UN isn't happy that the government has backtracked on promises to settle refugees, and ScoMo targets Labor's trust overhaul proposal. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
May 16, 2017
Small businesses are at risk from ransomware, NAB chairman Ken Henry is furious about the bank tax and Manus Island detainees told their time in the camp is coming to an end. It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.
May 8, 2017 6
What should tomorrow's federal budget include? Emma Dawson, executive director at Per Capita and Stephen Koukoulas, Per Capita research fellow, have a crack at it.
April 28, 2017
Gas companies raise concerns about PM's price claims, Rail and airport funding planned with "good debt" and Department of State coming, write Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
April 18, 2017 17
From the backbench to foreign policy and economics, the budget and now Alan Jones, Adani is causing Turnbull all sorts of problems, writes Australia Institute executive director Ben Oquist.
February 16, 2017 9
Coalition concerns over political activity by environmental groups mirrors the concerns of the coal lobby.
January 24, 2017 5
Though Treasury and the Treasurer seem to have missed the point entirely, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.
January 9, 2017 24
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.
December 9, 2016 6
Atlassian is so innovative it did not pay corporate tax in Australia in 2014-15.
May 31, 2016 1
Dank memes seem to have played a significant role in Helen Dale's departure.
May 30, 2016 20
No, Labor is not the high-tax party. No, cutting company tax does not have flow-through effects to workers. And then there's the little matter of Turnbull's preselection attempt in 1981. Econometrics reporter Alan Austin fact-checks the Prime Minister.
May 13, 2016 7
A little goes a long way when household income is low. The same boost requires a lot more money once you’re richer.
April 6, 2016 12
Publication of the Panama Papers has brought the defenders of tax avoidance to some you-beaut Godwinning.
April 5, 2016 9
There is one budget measure that doesn't cost the government much, doesn't give much to small business or the taxpayer, and guarantees a media love-in.
April 1, 2016 7
Malcolm Turnbull's plan to give the states power to raise income taxes is not necessarily progressive -- but it's not necessarily conservative, either.