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Opening statement to Senate Tax Inquiry

Statement by Michael West to the the Senate Economics Reference Committee inquiry into Corporate Tax Avoidance. It was at the last sitting day of parliament in 2015,...

Gas shortage! What gas shortage?

Gas Shortage? What shortage, asks IEEFA analyst Bruce Robertson in Part One of his analysis of who the big losers are in the East...

Philanthropy funds serious journalism in US. Why not here?

Monash University's Dr Bill Birnbauer has been advocating not-for-profit, tax-deductible public interest journalism since the 2012 Finkelstein Inquiry. Like Michael West, he sees the...

Corporate welfare Canavan calls for taxpayers to fund gas exploration

Matt Canavan is not only espousing a $1 billion taxpayer leg-up for Indian coal magnate Gautam Adani to build a rail line but has now...

MW’s solution to safeguard public interest investigative journalism

How can we safeguard the future of investigative journalism in Australia? MW's submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Future of Public Interest Journalism floats...

Australia on watch-list as China billions pour into property

As billions in black money from China continues to flood into property markets, the global Financial Action Task Force has put Australia on a...

Small biz wins as Greens up stakes on Business Council

It was a case of "I'll see you and I'll raise you". No sooner had the Business Council of Australia dealt its hand on...

Epic wealth creation and the Game of Mates

There is one class of people in Australia which transcends political parties, dominates the business world and is the key to getting rich. That...
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Minister still mum on Adani funding as mine’s prospects fade

It is yet another failure of our elected officials and public servants to be accountable to their voters and taxpayers, another sign that politicians...

Your Sunday roast, Pauline, brought to you by kosher ritual slaughter, not halal

Yesterday, at Senate estimate hearings, Pauline Hanson lobbed another grenade into the on-going halal beat-up. She claimed that cows were slaughtered "alive" under halal....

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