We have enough cheap, easy-to-extract gas to last 100 years. There’s...

Hard to believe, isn’t it? But it’s true: in the last decade, tens of thousands of square kilometers of Queensland farmland has been covered...

Malaysia Prosecutor, Fund Will Help in Swiss Graft Probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia's top prosecutor said Saturday he will cooperate with Swiss authorities, whose investigation into an indebted Malaysian state investment fund...

The many ways political donations buy access in Victoria

Former ALP assistant state secretary Andres Puig is one of the owners of The Civic Group, one of Victoria's biggest donors in 2014-15. Chinese...

Is there any hope for gambling reform in a new parliament?

Charles Livingstone, Monash University Since then-prime minister Julia Gillard appointed Peter Slipper to the speaker’s chair in 2011, the gambling lobby has appeared triumphant in...

Why New Zealand outplayed Australia on the NBN

In September 2009, the Key government in New Zealand announced it would invest in an all-fibre, ultra-fast broadband network. It would partner with the...

Will Australia be caught short as politicians sacrifice the national interest...

Matthew Rimmer on Twitter: "No Surprises: Tony Abbott vs Malcolm Turnbull @DavPope on #LibSpill, Trojan Horses and Rainbow Unicorns. http://t.co/7zE2XNmUZq" The tabloid critique of Tony...

Welcome to 2018! Sydney New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Sydney argued with the weather and won Sydney’s stunning NYE 2017 fireworks spectacle Sydney celebrates New Years Eve 2018   Sydney has done what it does best with...

The Great Artesian Basin – Rivers in crisis

The environmental and ecological disasters occurring at the Murray-Darling Basin are driven by capitalism, writes John Passant. ABOUT 2.6 MILLION Australians live in the Murray-Darling...

Hayne’s failure to tackle bank structure means that in a decade...

Hayne’s failure to tackle bank structure means that in a decade or so another treasurer will have to call another royal commission Andrew Linden, RMIT...

McDonald’s Australia cut its tax bill by more than half in...

Fast food giant McDonald’s Australia cut its tax bill by more than half in 2015 by routing payments via the low-tax nation of Singapore. McDonald’s...