When does the private benefit from public land become too much? In the case of Willoughby Council...Read More
by Michael West | Jan 19, 2018
African gangs in Melbourne may be attracting the headlines but a greater threat to the Australian...Read More
by Michael West | Jan 11, 2018
Still barely a squeak from the Big Four accounting firms about the world’s biggest tax leak, the 13.4 million documents from the Paradise Papers. In a perusal of the websites of Deloitte, KPMG, EY and PwC – and their...Read More
by Michael West | Dec 10, 2017
US cereal giant Kellogg’s paid zero tax on $444 million in revenues in Australia last year,...Read More
by Michael West | Nov 22, 2017
The Paradise Papers story broke on November 5. Despite the biggest document leak in history, the...Read More
by Michael West | Nov 16, 2017
The elephant in the room remains dead still. It is standing in the middle of the room, dwarfing...Read More
by Michael West | Nov 14, 2017
The Paradise Papers continue to dominate news in the offshore world, and have generated a mixed...Read More
by Michael West | Oct 21, 2017
Three years after his identity had been stolen and his private banking documents found on the side...Read More
by Michael West | Oct 7, 2017
The sale of Manhattan Island to the Dutch is fabled as the worse deal of all time; worse even than...Read More
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New Michael West Podcast
Created by PodcastOne, this 3 part series looks into how Australia has gone from one of the cheapest countries in the world for energy to one of the most expensive, and reveals just what has happened with our gas and electricity supply and why we are on the verge of an energy crisis.