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JobMaker scheme fails youth as super accounts drained and JobKeeper bypassed gig economy

The Coalition government’s signature employment policy for young people JobMaker has created just 609 jobs. And thanks to the flawed...

Psst, about that lazy $178 billion the banks have parked at the Reserve Bank …

The banks have $178 billion sitting on deposit with the Reserve Bank, earning zero interest. It was $155 billion a...

Group of Eight universities concede to ASIO, restrict vital research engagement with China

China is provoking every country in its region. But that is no reason to cut off all contact, including scientific...

Crooked Consulting: EY and Deloitte spruik climate on one hand, the explosion in new coal projects on the other

Australia is ramping up a slew of new coal projects just as global demand for coal is in retreat. It’s...

AUSTRAC muzzled by Canberra as Australia defies global money-laundering authorities

AUSTRAC has held Australia’s largest companies to account while other regulators with vastly more resources cowered and eyed the “revolving...

Crocodile tears no mask for Coalition’s economic war on women

Well may Scott Morrison tear up as he relates how his daughters, wife and widowed mother drive his every decision....

Earth to Josh: Treasurer Frydenberg’s ‘world-leading economy’ claim is false

On key economic variables Australia lags well behind 20 comparable advanced economies yet Treasurer Josh Frydenberg repeatedly asserts that Australia...

JobSeeker Hypocrisy: ‘rule of law’ for Porter but not for those below poverty line

Eight people are competing for every available job yet the Morrison Government continues to blame people themselves for being unemployed,...

Vaccine Hoarders: poor countries at risk as Australia & co block Covid vaccine

Australia. the US, the UK and the European Union are refusing to waive intellectual property rights to Covid-19 vaccines so...

The Big Grift: How the Top End of Town rorted Jobkeeper

The most rampant era of welfare rorting in Australia's history draws to a close at the end of the month...

Fairy Tales: Google Australia’s claims eclipse even News Corp and Nine

Google Australia pays pitifully tiny tax for its size - just $100 million last year despite booking $4.8 billion locally...

Glib response to Aged Care Royal Commission portends another failed roadmap

Attempts to stage-manage the Aged Care Royal Commission report by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Health Minister Greg Hunt underline...



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