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Gas at the crossroads: Australia’s hard choice

REPORT

by Tony Wood


Big gas price increases are looming for Australian homes and businesses. But the emerging export industry will deliver great economic benefits, and governments should resist rising calls for gas protection.

GRATTAN TV

18 November 2014

Australia’s age-based tax and welfare system: is it fair?

Australia’s tax and welfare system is one of the most tightly targeted in the world. Is age-based welfare justified? Cassandra Goldie, CEO of the Australian Council of Social Services discussed the issues with Grattan Institute CEO, John Daley.

NEWS & OPINION

21 November 2014

There are big bets being placed each way on the future of coal

There is no long-term future for coal without CCS, yet there will be no CCS without a strong price on carbon.

SPEECHES & EVENTS

09 December 2014

2014 Summer Reading List for the Prime Minister

Now in its sixth year, the List contains books and articles that we believe the Prime Minister – or indeed any Australian – will find stimulating over the break. They are all good reads that we think say something interesting about Australia and its future.

 

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