It’s official. Regular Australians are getting poorer
Of all the measures of wellbeing of Australia’s workers and families, one has reliably increased over the decades. That is despite droughts,...
Our national debt blasts past half a trillion dollars
Australia’s national debt has exceeded $500 billion, more than double the debt Labor added during the global crisis but in a fraction of the time,...
Benefits of profits boom flow offshore
Big business is booming. This week’s profit figures show the current surge in corporate mega profits is rapidly accelerating. Robust revenue and...
Budget 2017: Eighty billion dollars in extra debt this year, all of it bad
By the end of this financial year the Turnbull government will have added $80 billion in gross debt, and smashed the $500...
Bumper corporate profits but no help for workers in sight
That sound of champagne corks popping across the country comes from mining executives and shareholders. Tuesday’s trade figures confirm Australian corporations are...
Coalition doubles Labor’s debt – in less than four years
Late last Friday, Australia’s Treasury quietly released a nifty statistic. It revealed that government gross debt is now $483,080,000,000.00. That’s $483.1 billion....
Micro-mania: our unique political parties
From cyclists to pirates - there's a political party for everyone in 2016.
QUIZ: How well do you know our economy?
Both Labor and the Coalition say they are the choice for prosperity.
Turnbull promises don’t match economic reality
ANALYSIS: The Turnbull government's economic record falls short of its claims and things don't look like changing.
Australia’s growth, debt ‘worse than Gillard years’
New OECD figures paint a picture of a frightening economic turnaround.