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.
Let the woke go broke
Want to fight back against weak woke coporates? There’s an app for that – or could be.
The madness of St Jeanette
George Orwell famously observed that ‘saints should always be judged guilty until they are proven innocent.’
Sir Thomas McIlwraith was not a slaver – unpublished letter-to-editor
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.
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.
Queensland Parliament to investors: What’s yours is ours
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.
Queensland Government’s new, secret, tenancy laws unnecessary, unjust and inequitable
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.
AIP v ECQ
Updated 3 April 2020: Judge clarifies circumstances in which property developers can donate to policy and advocacy organisations. A rebuff to ECQ position.
12 month housing loan payment amnesty would be affordable
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.