What Australia needs
With the federal budget just around the corner, our experts reveal what they'd like to see from our policy makers.
Striking a balance in the Australian property market
Government policy in a market downturn needs to balance housing affordability and long-term economic stability.
Can we tax carbon AND keep living costs down?
Associate Professor David Byrne calls for a tax on man-made pollution and investment in renewable energy.
Empowering Australians to take control of their finances
Following the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry, the government has work to do to improve the financial sector and how Australians interact with it. It can start by investing in education, technology and regulation.
Why we should be taxing Australian drivers differently
The current ad-hoc taxes applied to motorists don't reflect the costs driving has on society. Is there a more efficient road tax?
Closing the gap in the Indigenous business sector
The Indigenous business sector has seen huge growth in recent years, but there are large gaps the Federal Budget could fill.
Sharing the load
Better family-friendly policies in this year’s Budget could help deliver individual, economic and social rewards for everyone.