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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Selling the family jewels. Privatisation a clear picture

The following is an excerpt from a report on privatisation commissioned by The Unitarian Church of East Melbourne prepared and written by Henrike Brussaard...

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...

Don’t be fooled by the ‘Gas Crisis’

In the next few weeks there will be an announcement that a large, gas-intensive Australian manufacturer is to lay off about 1000 workers. The...

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,...

Google accounts show 11 billion euros moved via low tax ‘Dutch...

Google moved 10.7 billion euros ($12 billion) through the Netherlands to Bermuda in 2014, as part of a structure which allows it to earn...

Turnbull’s economic plan will divide both the Senate and business lobby...

Lindy Edwards, UNSW Australia As Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull turns to the task of governing Australia he faces a devilishly difficult line up of interests...

Diversity and local voices at risk as media owners aim to...

Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has announced a shake-up of Australia’s media ownership laws. So, what rules are being scrapped? And how might their axing...

Citizenship five paid nearly $9 million in salaries they were not...

The five federal politicians disqualified over their citizenship status collected close to $9 million in taxpayer-funded salaries they were not entitled to. Former deputy prime...

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...

How Tesla’s big battery is bringing Australia’s gas cartel to heel

South Australia’s big gamble on grid-scale battery storage may pay for itself in just a year if it continues to prevent massive price spikes On...