16 May 2021
Taxpayers pay too much for major road and rail projects in Australia because governments don’t drive a hard bargain on contracts with the big construction firms.
18 April 2021
The Federal Government should boost aged care funding by about $10 billion a year. Properly used, the extra money could transform the system.
11 April 2021
Australia can achieve a net-zero carbon emissions electricity system without threatening affordability or reliability of supply.
7 March 2021
The COVID recession hit women much harder than men, and will compound women’s lifetime economic disadvantage.
6 December 2020
Australia is getting hotter, and Australians’ health is being harmed. Our health sector must do more to adapt to the reality of climate change.
29 November 2020
Australia needs a new aged care system. Spending an extra $7 billion a year could provide all older Australians with the support they need.
15 November 2020
Far from fuelling recovery from the COVID recession, natural gas will inevitably decline as an energy source in Australia. Economics and environmental imperatives imperil the industry.
8 November 2020
Governments are committing to a record number of ‘mega’ transport projects, exposing taxpayers to mega risks of cost blowouts. Megaprojects should be a last, not a first resort.
4 October 2020
Australia’s aged care system is failing older Australians and their families and needs to be comprehensively overhauled.
20 September 2020
Australian governments would be better at policy reform if they prioritised their agenda better. Here’s how they can do it.