Report says the economy can’t produce quickly enough to meet targets.
The Senate Legal and Constitutional Sub-Committee is conducting an inquiry into appropriate terms of reference for a COVID-19 Royal Commission. We made a submission.
Overall housing is now twice as unaffordable in terms of repayments, and almost as unaffordable in terms of deposits as it was in the 10 years between 1994 and 2004, which is 100 on our model. Our index for repayments is currently at 209.77 and for deposits at 191.5.
Australian and Queensland Government greenhouse policies that contributed to this week’s announced devastating closure of the Kwinana alumina refinery in Western Australia are threatening the viability of the crucially important alumina/aluminium industry in Gladstone.
The Queensland government has launched a sneak attack on the living standards of all Australians on the eve of Christmas by effectively banning new oil and gas exploration and production from the Lake Eyre Basin according to the Australian Institute for Progress.
The government through the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is holding an inquiry into the federal government’s COVID-19 Response. The inquiry is wide-ranging, but restricted to the actions of the federal government, or the National Cabinet.
Should electricity generation targets be set into legislation, and should the same legislation centralise bureaucratic power in the minister’s office, as well as dictating exact levels of public ownership of power generators and electricity networks?
The No case won a huge victory with 61% of voters rejecting the proposal to insert an Aboriginal and Islander consultative body into the constitution.
Polling shows the No case with a virtually unassailable lead, but it might not be as strong as it looks if No voters take it easy on the day.
There are several lessons Australians can learn from this weekend's vote.