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Words that matter. What’s a franking credit? What’s dividend imputation? And...

Words that matter. What’s a franking credit? What’s dividend imputation? And what's 'retiree tax'? There are words you’ll need to understand. But imputation is complex,...

Banking RC Report: The banks have learned how to rort the...

The Banking RC Report marginalises small business borrowers, effectively calling them sore losers and whingers and telling them to bugger off once and for all, writes Dr...

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Patchwork, ironic, serious and kitsch: the best of the 2016 Archibald

Patchwork, ironic, serious and kitsch: the best of the Archibald finalists Joanna Mendelssohn, UNSW Australia In early 1973 I was responsible for administering and hanging the...

Understanding the NDIS: how does the scheme work and am I...

Carmel Laragy, RMIT University On July 1 2016, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) moved from a trial phase to a full national roll-out. In...

Election 2016 – Infographic: what we know so far about the...

Follow #pigsfly on Twitter and @Pigsfly Newspaper on Facebook. This is your perfect resource to find out the actual count as it occurs. Our panel...

What are Nick Xenophons Policy Principles

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Volkswagen’s U.S. diesel emissions settlement to cost $15 billion

Volkswagen AG's (VOWG_p.DE) settlement with nearly 500,000 U.S. diesel owners and government regulators over polluting vehicles is valued at more than $15 billion cash,...

How 76 profitable companies left Australian taxpayers $5.6 billion out of...

The biggest multinational companies operating in Australia are paying half the 30 per cent corporate tax rate on average, according to a new report...

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The electorate has spoken, but Turnbull’s speech shows he hasn’t listened

Saul Eslake, University of Tasmania Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s first major economic address since the July 2 federal election was, in most respects, the kind...

Understanding the NDIS: how does the scheme work and am I...

Carmel Laragy, RMIT University On July 1 2016, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) moved from a trial phase to a full national roll-out. In...

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Minor parties perform well in federal election and reconfirm the power...

Minor parties perform well in federal election and reconfirm the power of preference deals This was an election brimming with surprises and hocks. An unexpected...

Vale Bob Hawke, a giant of Australian political and industrial history

Vale Bob Hawke, a giant of Australian political and industrial history Frank Bongiorno, Australian National University If Bob Hawke had never become prime minister, he would...

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FactCheck: GetUp! on the impact of US corporate tax cuts on...

Economic modelling produced by Victoria University’s Centre of Policy Studies (and of which I was an author) finds that despite stimulating growth in pre-tax...

China’s Ponzi Scheme – 900,000 people +

Amost overnight, Ding Ning and Zhang Min struck it rich with the hot new thing in Chinese finance. In 18 short months, they transformed an...

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