Gas crisis: a crisis of guile and greed

It is bizarre that gas customers in Japan buy Australian gas more cheaply than Australians. Some of this gas is drilled in the Bass...

ScoMo tells the truth about real estate, gets the sin bin

On Monday, Treasurer Scott Morrison told the truth. On Friday he was gone, gone as the government's chief spokesman for the economy that is,...

The Lucky Country: how inheritance and the property boom sharpened inequality – report

Inequality is on the rise, perpetuated by government policies such as negative gearing, where ordinary taxpayers subsidise property investors, and the decade-long failure to...

Hotel Macquarie: you can check out any time you like but you can never...

It is not hard to harbour a sneaking admiration for Macquarie Bank and its relentless ingenuity in finding new ways to make money. "People are our...

Talking multinational tax avoidance with Brent Bultitude, 2SM Super Network

One-third of Australia's biggest companies paid no income tax over the past two years. Here's the who how and why of it.

Small biz suppliers get relief from Coles

Chatting with Ben Fordham about big biz squeezing small biz on payment terms. Coles has gone on the front foot ahead of Kate Carnell's...

How Goldman Sachs and Australia’s biggest brewer SAB pay no tax

Nowhere is the impotence of politicians and regulators more costly than in their failure to stand up to multinational corporations dodging tax. The poachers are...

Corporate tax reform stalls while government axes welfare

As the government takes the long-handle to penalty rates, family benefits and climate-change funding - while dangling a $50 billion package of tax cuts...

Ben Fordham – Youth Locked Out Of Property Market

Talking with Ben about the deluge of Chinese black money, property prices and government dragging the chain on AML reforms.

Splendid! Let’s lock an entire generation of Australians out of the property market

As the government dithers over money laundering policy, policy which would keep a lid on Chinese buyers whipping up a frenzy in city property...