If Scott Morrison is to compete effectively against Labor, he must tackle six priority areas that his predecessor failed to deal with effectively.
Why do we have to fight these battles over and over? Why must companies and governments continue to destroy our public treasures?
NBN insists it will complete its rollout by 2020. Telstra management doesn't appear to share its optimism, and has scaled back its expectations of NBN-derived revenue based on its own estimate of the troubled broadband provider's rollout.
Even accepting the government's claims about its company tax cuts at face value, there's no evidence it's the best way to improve economic growth, or even business investment.
We're at risk of wasting billions on water infrastructure that isn't needed, the Productivity Commission has said -- repeating previous warnings about how we subsidise unviable irrigation.
Malcolm Turnbull's Snowy Hydro 2.0 is a couple of small announcements masquerading as a "gamechanger" in energy policy -- one the Productivity Commission fears will be a white elephant.
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.
How much are we spending on infrastructure? ... where's Albo? ... an evening of cultural cringe ...