The best time to shut down negative gearing is when few people are taking it up. That time is now.
Wage growth has been at near depression levels for half a decade. It needs a push.
All talk, no action? The G20 turns out to be a surprisingly productive international exercise.
Proceedings at the banking royal commission suggest if it isn't in the minutes of a board meeting, the board didn't consider it. It makes the role of the company secretary critical.
The energy required to power the massive, factory-sized data centres that computers rely on already consumes 5% of global electricity. And that energy load is doubling every decade.
It is the Australian Tax Office, not the Fair Work Commission, making the big waves with the Foodora case and the future of the gig economy.
There are practical steps we can take right now to fix the banks. History suggests they'll never do it left to themselves.
Australia's naval shipbuilding projects could anchor the future of advanced manufacturing in the national economy.
China's so-called anti-dumping action against Australia is really an action against Australia's overuse of anti-dumping provisions. Barley producers are caught in the crossfire.
Hong Kong's CKI taking over Australian infrastructure company APA Group has been ruled against the national interest. That's rare, but not a huge deal.
The first bank to embrace radical honesty would do well out of the royal commission and leave its rivals in the dust. But it would be hard.
We've been in the dark about how we use our time for more than a decade. It's the decade that saw the rise of the smartphone, streaming and social media.
The strength of Australian aid is that it has been fully grant-based. Offering Pacific nations debt-based development financing instead is no way to win friends.
It is possible to both tax carbon emissions and enrich households. A report to be released by UNSW today outlines how.
Victoria's decision to sign up to China's Belt and Road Initiative opens it up to the same sort of risks as other signatories.
Indonesia is more important to Australia than many Australians realise.
Women have up to one-and-a-half year's extra education, and nearly a full year's extra workforce experience, than required for their job.
There's symbolic power in heads rolling when an organisations does wrong. But cultural change is more complicated than that.
Conditional superannuation which can we withdrawn years after bankers retire might be the best way to get them to do the right thing.
The economic underpinnings of the longstanding 'four pillars' policy are crumbling. Soon there may no longer be four big banks.
The best way to get bankers to behave well might be to bind them to a code of ethics, like doctors. We've tried ever tighter rules.
ASIC is under pressure to take every significant case to court. But that would delay justice and break its budget.
Negotiated deals between ASIC and alleged wrongdoers leave us in doubt as to the reach of the law.
The conventional case for swapping stamp duty for land tax will boost the economy has weak underpinnings.
Virgin Australia’s great military blunder of 2018 is a case study in corporate social responsibility gone wrong.