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.
Are corporations eating employees’ lunches?
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.
Australian Temperature April 2019
The UAH temperature anomaly for March was 0.59 degrees. This is identical to last year.
Fact Bite #3 EVs not such a smart way to reduce emissions at the moment
The cost of new generation to electrify the entire transportation system alone will be 12 times the investment in the NBN.
Fact Bite #2
Mark Butler made 4 claims about electric vehicles, each of which was incorrect.
Prices fall, as well as affordability: housing paradox
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
NSW Election 2019 Online Poll
Gladys Berejiklian is in the paradoxical position of being ahead on most indicators, but behind on the two-party preferred vote.
Beware the wounded senior
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.
Fact Bite #1 Per Capita GDP and Australian Governments
Measured by GDP per capita the Coalition is ahead of Labor since 2007, but Labor and the Coalition are tied in the longer term.
Australian temperature March 2019
2019 is not the hottest Australian summer ever, but the second hottest, with 1991, 28 years ago being the hottest.