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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Big Coal

Book review: Big Coal Coal has become part of Australia’s economic landscape, and questioning it is difficult. Bill Collison Stuart Rosewarne, University of Sydney Burning coal is the...

Four reasons the Australian government should consider litigation against tobacco companies

Four reasons the Australian government should consider litigation against tobacco companies     Smoking costs taxpayers more than $30 billion annually, should tobacco companies foot the bill? from...

A gas market run by a cartel is no market

A gas market run by a cartel is no market Despite what Canberra believes, the gas crisis is not a question of supply. The problem lies...

Ponzi Scheme

What is a 'Ponzi Scheme' A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investing scam promising high rates of return with little risk to investors. The Ponzi scheme...

NSW family hooked up to “free power,” as sonnenFlat deal rolls...

The first of the Australian households to take up the offer of “free energy” from German battery storage maker Sonnen, are having their systems...

The public should be ‘shocked, dismayed and disgusted’ at the major...

The public should be 'shocked, dismayed and disgusted' at the major banks ANZ and NAB have settled with ASIC over manipulation of the Bank Bill...

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back: Why lobbyists are pushing

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back: experts respond Deborah Gleeson, La Trobe University; Belinda Townsend, Australian National University; Kimberlee Weatherall, University of Sydney; Pat Ranald, University...

Politics Australian Style – Big Money Donors

Summary of the A$30,640,335 Donations reported by Donors to All parties - 2015-16 Ranked Largest 1st Summary of the A$6,702,877.00 Donations reported by ALP - 2015-16 Ranked...

Why the Adani project should be rejected

Adani was always going to be a significant issue in the forthcoming Queensland state election. It is a divisive issue and one where the...

The ACCC investigation into the NBN will be useful. But it’s...

Industry guidance - view ACCC Report ↓ The ACCC investigation into the NBN will be useful. But it's too little, too late Allan Asher, Australian National...