Moving Targets - Barnaby Joyce, Warrego valley buybacks and amendments to the Murray Darling Basin Plan
The Minister for Water, Barnaby Joyce approved the $17m purchase of water in the Warrego valley after criticising the Labor government for the same thing, but at less than half the price.
The Audit - February Electricity Update
The Australia Institute’s Climate & Energy program has released the latest electricity update of its National Energy Emissions Audit.
The February 2018 electricity update reviews the performance of the South Australian 'big battery'.
Response to ‘How company tax cuts got killed’ in The Australian Financial Review
On Friday 16 February the Australian Financial Review published an opinion piece on company tax and argued that The Australia Institute ‘undermined a policy that woud have created jobs, profits and a bigger economy’.
Public hearings key to tackling corruption and public trust
New research released today by the Australia Institute shows that the perception of corruption in Australia will continue to rise while allegations of corruption are either not investigated or are investigated entirely behind closed doors.
United Wambo Mine: Submission to Planning Assessment Commission
The Australia Institute made a submission to the Planning Assessment Commission on the United Wambo Open Cut Coal Mine Project.
Australians don't hate big business, but they do hate the tax cut campaign
I'm proud that The Australian Financial Review thinks that my colleague Ben Oquist and I ran a "well-orchestrated thought campaign" against the BCA's call for a $65 billion tax
Tasmanians don’t believe company tax cuts will increase wages
New polling released today by The Australia Institute Tasmania shows that even Liberal voters in the state do not believe that company tax cuts will increase workers’ pay.
Richard Denniss talks with Channel 10's The Project about the price difference for goods bought in Australia compared with many other parts of the world, and why this is causing more and more Australians to shop online.
Ever wondered what happens to Tasmania’s beautiful native forests when they are logged? The answer will shock you! As our latest infographic shows just 3% is used for sawn wood and wood-based panels. A STAGGERING 65% GETS LEFT TO ROT (OR BURN) ON THE FOREST FLOOR, while 23% gets turned into wood chips for export. Contrary to the claims of the industry, the main ‘product’ from native forestry is waste!