GST increase on the cards?
Governments will rely on taxation to repair the fiscal damage wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, and that will likely mean a GST rise, even if there are better, but politically unpalatable, alternatives.
Modern slavery post-COVID-19
As the pandemic wreaks havoc on supply chains, are companies losing sight of their social responsibility?
COVID's big hit to the AFL
It’s hard to fathom the long-term financial and social impacts that the COVID-19 crisis has wrought on the national AFL competition.
Episode 15: My Art Will Go On
So what can you do to save us all from a world without art? In this podcast episode of What Happens Next?, our experts share all their best tips for finding art in new places.
Financing the COVID-19 fiscal response
The price tag is massive, and growing rapidly, but there's a radical path forward through monetising government debt.
The budget deficit we had to have
COVID-19 killed off any prospect of a budget surplus in the foreseeable future, but good fiscal management should see us ride out its economic impacts.
We need to talk about deglobalisation
How can Australia avoid generational impoverishment in the post-pandemic economy?
Will COVID break the EU bonds?
As the pandemic causes economic devastation, disunity is growing among member nations over how to best respond.
On the front line of gender equality
Sharman Stone has worked to advance the rights of women for more than 20 years, in Parliament and as Ambassador for Women and Girls, but her work isn't finished yet.
Not so fast, BoJo
Negotiating a trade deal within 12 months is wishful thinking on the British PM's part.
A society shaped by discontents
The contributions of convicts to Australia's progressive political traditions have been largely and unfairly forgotten.
Yielding to the curve?
Stockmarkets have been hammered globally and the yield curve is inverted in the US, suggesting a recession is imminent. But not everyone is convinced.
Interest rates: The case for leaving them on hold
We run to the monetary policy teat at the first sign of economic weakness because it is easy and comfortable and has delivered before, but this time it's different.
All sorts of sweeteners
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and PM Scott Morrison pack the 2019 Federal Budget full of goodies as they push towards an election.
Politicians fuelling the fire
Around the world, populist-nationalist politicians are stoking anti-immigration sentiment through scaremongering.
Australia’s Modern Slavery Act: an explainer
The new law means large organisations will need to report annually on their efforts to address the risk of exploitation in their supply chains.
Crisis ended? Don't speak too soon
Greece Prime Minister Alex Tsipras has declared that the country is back on its feet, but the numbers indicate its problems are far from over.
Unmasking slavery's hidden face
A landmark sex workers' court case in Melbourne led to the establishment of a modern legal definition of slavery in international law.
Can the budget revive the Coalition?
This time the pressure is particularly intense, given that the Turnbull government has trailed Labor in the past 31 Newspolls.
Treasurer shows us the money
Scott Morrison's 2018 federal budget is aimed at winning back middle Australia, with 10 million workers set to receive tax refunds worth up to $530.
The jury is out on microfinancing
The programs to date have delivered, at best, only modest results in the fight against poverty.
Credit history disclosure may come at a cost
The government needs to learn from the mistakes in the US in sharing our credit history information to third parties
Why is Western Australia fighting with miners over gold royalties?
Gold miners are fighting back against the Western Australian government’s plan to hike gold royalties by 50 per cent.
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