Modelling by the Australian Institute for Progress shows that homeowning Australians have a financial buffer in the equity in their house that they can safely use to tide over the short-term interruption caused by COVID-19.
It is now 5.83% cheaper for the average Australian to repay an average housing loan than it was in 1994, but it takes the average Australian 65% longer to save the deposit.
Trevor St Baker examined the role of government and entrepreneurs working together, drawing on his own experience of over 60 years in the electricity sector.
Bill Shorten claims that corporate profits are rising much faster than wages. Not only is this not true, but it is an outrageous cherry-pick.
Manufacturing appears to be missing from this federal election, with the two major parties brawling over issues of pay and tax, but what is the use of either if you're out of a job?
Mark Butler made 4 claims about electric vehicles, each of which was incorrect.
Retirement income and savings policies could be deciding factors in this coming federal election. Forty-eight per cent of the seats in parliament have a median voter age of 50 years or older.
Here’s an idea for English and Philosophy teachers for this coming Friday, March 15. Why don’t you do some Socratic schooling of those of your students who haven’t joined the Student Strike for Climate Change?
Measured by GDP per capita the Coalition is ahead of Labor since 2007, but Labor and the Coalition are tied in the longer term.
I originally thought the Financial Services Royal Commission was unnecessary. Then I heard the evidence, and I changed my mind. Having read the recommendations of Commissioner Hayne, my first opinion might as well have been right.