The calculation error in COVID-19 projections made by the Peter Doherty Institute, and incorporated into the National Cabinet response, was preventable and foreseeable.
Queensland COVID governance needs urgent overhaul
It’s time that the cost benefit analyses and other modelling being used by Chief Health Officer Jeanette Young are made public, and the circle of advisors and decision-makers broadened.
The madness of St Jeanette
George Orwell famously observed that ‘saints should always be judged guilty until they are proven innocent.’
Open up our country – sign the open letter
If you agree with this letter signed by 30 prominent Australian academics, intellectuals and business people, please add your signature.
Twenty ideas for a Morrison government
Labor populism under Bill Shorten and Sally McManus, if they deliver on their promises, will make the economy inflexible and weak.
Queensland election issues: open letter from 7 public policy professionals
We the undersigned call on all political parties and candidates contesting this state election to commit to run campaigns which address the key issues for Queensland’s future.
Ten ideas mean the Maroon state can be a winner always
When it comes to sport, Queenslanders understand competition. 11 series SOS wins on the trot proves that. But we don't seem to have noticed that when it comes to the state of the nation, the Blues (and Victoria) are all over us.
Health Laws & Lobbyists
Gary Johns appears in a series of interviews with David Pellowe on Church and State about "Health Law and Lobbyists".
The Labor $80 Billion con
Moreton MHR Graham Perrett claims an increase in expenditure on health and education is actually a decrease.
The Medicare problem in a table
Number of patients stable with population, but on average receiving 30% more services, but the benefit per patient has increased 72%. Over the same period inflation increased 30%.