Electors are divided and unenthusiastic this election. They are divided along lines of age, gender, income and nationalism versus cosmopolitanism. Unenthusiastic, because they are split and increasingly looking to minor parties.
The best thing that can be said about it is that it is a genuine solution, unlike the ALP’s negative gearing and capital gains tax proposals.
The LNP thinks it will hold most seats in Queensland but that confidence could yet be as misplaced as it was during the Super Saturday by-elections.
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.
In 1998, the case of Israel Folau would have been front and centre in the election campaign. John Howard would have grabbed the ball and run with it — and Kim Beazley would have been wrong-footed.
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?
The cost of new generation to electrify the entire transportation system alone will be 12 times the investment in the NBN.
Mark Butler made 4 claims about electric vehicles, each of which was incorrect.
Our brand new housing affordability index reveals that even though the latest available ABS figures (December 2018) show a drop of 2.4% in average house prices in the last quarter of last year, houses were actually 1.2% less affordable at the same time
The descent into administration of century-old brick manufacturer Claypave is just the latest indicator that Australian manufacturing faces an existential crisis because of high electricity and gas prices.