George Orwell famously observed that ‘saints should always be judged guilty until they are proven innocent.’
There are at least 2 ways of cancelling someone. One way is to remove their name from a place. Another, and more damaging, is to distort their reputation.
If you agree with this letter signed by 30 prominent Australian academics, intellectuals and business people, please add your signature.
The state government can find $200 million for the rescue a 90% foreign-owned airline like Virgin, but is happy to throw Queensland investors under a bus.
In the last federal election Labor lost in large part because of their proposed taxes on negative gearing and dividends. This proposal is even more unjust.
Updated 3 April 2020: Judge clarifies circumstances in which property developers can donate to policy and advocacy organisations. A rebuff to ECQ position.
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.
Last night I was interviewed by TRT - Turkey's answer to Al Jazeera - on a panel moderated by Adnan Azwaz on the Australian fires. My fellow panellists were Professor Mark Howden and Tony Kevin.
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.
Instead of “taking money out of politics”, new electoral funding laws announced by the Premier just change the mix and move more of the chips to Labor’s side of the table.