Submission: Inquiry into Water Amendment Bill 2018
Proposed changes to the Water Act reduce accountability, parliamentary oversight and facilitate changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan that are based on political convenience rather than science. The bill should not be passed.
Tax cuts by electorate
New Analysis: 95% of Stage 3 Tax Cuts go to high income earners
New Australia Institute analysis of stage three of the government’s income tax plan show high-income earners will get 95% of the benefit, while three-quarters of taxpayers get no benefit at all.
Follow the Money - Episode 26 - Dead Right - how neoliberalism ate itself and what comes next
Why, after 27 years of economic growth and a mining boom, how can Australia be too broke to afford high quality rape crisis services, or to increase Newstart above the poverty line?
Bracket Creep: The Imaginary Monster
Australian taxpayers have been overcompensated for bracket creep and there is no need for further income tax cuts to reduce its effects.
Case for top-end tax cuts not supported by data
New Australia Institute analysis of the long term impacts of bracket creep shows that taxpayers are being over compensated for bracket creep at all income levels.
Mayo poll shows electorate wants ABC protected
The Australia Institute commissioned ReachTEL to conduct a survey of 1,031 residents across the federal electorate of Mayo on the evening of 5 June 2018. The poll included a question about funding for the ABC. The results are released today.
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!