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Turnbull says he pays his full tax, as Labor pursues his investments

Malcolm Turnbull has declared that all income from his investments in managed funds registered in the Cayman Islands – which is described as a tax …

No end to world of quantitative easing, say RBS economists

Royal Bank of Scotland analysts have foreshadowed a world of "QE infinity", where the quantitative easing, or monetary stimulus, conducted by central …

Pressure builds on RBA to cut again as Westpac up rates

Westpac's surprise lift in home loan rates has made a cut in official interest rates by the Reserve Bank of Australia as early as next month "highly …

Predictions No One Ever Makes

I’d say once a month for the past 4-5 years I’ve seen some variation of the following prediction:<i>We think there is now an increased risk for the</i> …

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End of the line for Newcastle heavy rail

BILL PASSES: The Greens have accused the government of selling out to developer spivs.<p>The legal saga over the removal of Newcastle’s heavy rail …

Australia-Europe free trade agreement talks could start within months

Australia may be uncomfortable with a European pledge for greater transparency, including the publication of "key negotiating texts" while the deal …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Westpac rate rise ushers in end of the property boom

Westpac announced today it will be the first of the big banks to raise interest rates for owner-occupied home loans.<p>Over the past few months rates on …

Voters love Turnbull but reserve judgement about his government: Newspoll

The Coalition and opposition are tied on 50-50% in the latest Newspoll despite Malcolm Turnbull having an overwhelming 57-19% lead as preferred prime …

Economic complexity is the answer to Pyne's innovation problem

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has tasked new Innovation, Industry and Science Minister Christopher Pyne with making Australia’s economy …

Review: Faction Man – Bill Shorten's Path to Power

David Marr’s Quarterly Essay on Opposition Leader Bill Shorten – entitled Faction Man – has come out at just the right time. Malcolm Turnbull’s …

When the Indian Ocean and El Niño join forces, things can get hot and dry

El Niño has always been a key player in Australia’s climate. And as temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean show, the current El Niño event is the …

Why inequality matters – for the rich and the poor

In the last decade there has been a renaissance in studies stressing the relevance of inequality worldwide, particularly in the aftermath of the 2008 …

Patching the flaws around ChAFTA's labour provisions

Provisions in the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) allowing temporary labour from China to be employed in Australia have become a …