(Nov 12, 2015) The Federal government is considering an increase to the goods and services tax (GST) from 10% to 15% and possibly extending the GST to include health, education, real estate, fresh food and financial services. These areas are currently exempt from the tax. Continue reading
(Oct 28, 2015) After a relatively short drought, which could worsen next year, Murray-Darling Basin irrigation farming is in crisis.
The problem is not nature, the problem is the Murray-Darling Basin Plan which has over-allocated water to the environment at the expense of farmers and food security. Continue reading
(Oct 16, 2015) After many years of saying that a development bank is impossible for Australia, the Federal government has backed China’s Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and now Labor’s leader, Bill Shorten, has announced plans to turn Infrastructure Australia into a development bank! Continue reading