Coal miners derided climate action ‘sideshow’. Now it’s the main event

The Chief Judge refused the Rocky Hill Coal Project, near the mid-north coast town of Gloucester, on a range of grounds, all of which...

Negative gearing changes will affect us all, mostly for the better

Negative gearing changes will affect us all, mostly for the better Don’t have a negatively geared investment property? You’re in good company. Despite all the talk...

Politicians in 2014 held $300m in property, so how should they...

Canberra’s 226 MPs and senators own 524 properties between them – an average of 2.4 each – analysis by the ABC has found. Only 10...

Franking credits: everything you need to know

What are franking credits, how do they work and who is entitled to them? What is a franking credit? Franking credits are only available to...

Bank leadership clearout needed to clean up culture

The current executives and boards of the nation's banks are not the right people to repair the financial industry's damaged culture, says Graeme Samuel,...

Why NAB chairman Ken Henry lost his job

“To whom should boards be accountable?” as he would later distil it, posing the question to senior counsel assisting the royal commission, Rowena Orr,...

Taxpayers should not be subsidising lifestyle of wealthy retirees

A reverse death tax that helps the rich The dividend imputation system is a rort Australia can’t afford, write Emma Dawson and Tim Lyons. Australia’s dividend...

The prime minister is wrong to pretend that it’s the economy’s...

At a time when the number of people studying economics is at a record low, the number of politicians citing economics 101 seems to...

After previous failures, doubts linger over the ability of APRA and...

Doubts have been raised whether the nation’s two peak financial regulators will be able to sharply lift their efforts after the banking royal commission...

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...