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!
Company tax cuts: last priority for WA voters
The Australia Institute commissioned ReachTEL to conduct a survey of 1,093 residents across Western Australian households on the evening of 13th August 2018.
SA, TAS, QLD miss out on company tax cuts: new analysis
South Australia, Tasmania and Queensland all miss out on company tax cuts with only 11% of beneficiaries headquartered in those three states, analysis of Department of Finance data and ATO statistics reveals.
Company tax cuts: $39.5 billion for big banks
New analysis by The Australia Institute’s Revenue Watch initiative shows the company tax cut would represent a $39.5 billion gift to the big four banks over the first decade of the cut.
Revenue Summit to change focus of tax debate
With the company tax debate in full flight, The Australia Institute will be hosting a special Revenue Summit, Wednesday 17th October 2018.
Inquiry into trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn
The Australia Institute made a submission to the Joint Committee on Law Enforcement inquiry into trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn. The proposal to ban domestic trade in ivory and rhino horn would likely bring relatively large benefits and small costs.
The price of uncertainty Economic modelling and the National Energy Guarantee
The Turnbull Government has argued that the passage of its National Energy Guarantee (NEG) will deliver significant price reductions to consumers, with much of the claimed price benefit coming from the ‘greater certainty’ it claims investors will have were the NEG to be agreed upon by state gover
Government support of new coal-fired power stations would undermine price benefits of NEG: new report
The Australia Institute has released new analysis by Chief Economist Dr.
Part one of The Australia Institute's Executive Director Dr Richard Denniss in conversation with Greens Leader Senator Bob Brown at Politics in the Pub.
The behaviour of Australia's biggest banks isn't getting better. Instead the Australia Institute claims banks have emerged from the financial crisis with more market share and the opportunity to make too much profit.
In this Melbourne Conversations event looking at personal health, a selection of speakers discuss how we are dealing with the changing world with respect to social wellbeing, the increasing speed of daily life, environmental health and the role of pharmacology.
The speakers are: Dr Richard Denniss, Executive Director of The Australia Institute; Dr Olivia Carter NHMRC Research Fellow and Lecturer, the University of Melbourne; and, Prof Rob Moodie the Chair of Global Health, the Nossal Institute of Global Health.