Gas has been front and centre of the government's COVID-19 recovery plan. But that it would lead to manufacturing jobs is "wishful thinking", according to the Grattan Institute.
Either industry super funds are key players in the economic recovery, or they're just a noisy lobby group that has forgotten its job. Who do we believe — Scott Morrison or one of his junior ministers?
Taxpayers will be hit up for another business slush fund under the latest round of industry policy as the parties compete to breathe life into local manufacturing.
The monumental shifts of the COVID-19 pandemic are having some unexpected consequences, among them the possible revival of Australian manufacturing.
A torrent of economic data emerged yesterday to suggest the stagnating economy is at risk of turning into something worse.
Former union official and Labor senator Doug Cameron once looked like a dinosaur. But the collapse of neoliberalism has shown him to be far more insightful than many of us gave him credit for.
Ignore the employment doomsayers -- chances are we're going to run out of workers before automation causes mass unemployment.
The fall in the level of women in Australia's tech sector continues, while manufacturing had one of its best years of recent times, employment data shows.
Globalisation has been only one of the developments that has led to widening inequality and social exclusion, writes adjunct lecturer in public finance at the University of Canberra Ian McAuley.