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Navigating the virus: Where to go, what to do and how to get help

IA attempts to translate the PM's ever-confusing messaging on the COVID-19 pandemic.  
ATO and money scams rob Australians of millions

Like many of us, I am an informed and law-abiding citizen.  
The Morrison Government's stimulus may be too little too late

The Morrison Government has announced a $17.6 billion economic stimulus package to stave off a ...  
A question of ethics: UniSuper's investments in fossil fuels

George Grundy unpacks UniSuper's significant investments in coal and fossil fuels, questioning ...  
Dear ScoMo: KFC employs more Australians than thermal coal sector

Australia's protection of the coal mining industry doesn't add up from an evidence and economics ...  
Donating to those impacted by Australian bushfires

Corinna Elaine, a 2013 Dunalley bushfire victim, discusses how to best support traumatised fire ...  
#4 TOP STORY OF 2019: Australia's very weak economy makes global headlines

Alan Austin's economics pieces are immensely popular amongst readers — probably because he ...  
The corporations making big money, paying no tax and laughing at us

The latest ATO annual transparency report reveals one-third of large companies are paying zero ...  
Government report reveals a lagging economy

Last Wednesday’s release of the national accounts for the September quarter confirmed what we ...  
Visa applications from China and Malaysia surge due to 'poor policy'

The Coalition Government says the surge in asylum applications from Chinese and Malaysian citizens ...  
Does the latest Westpac challenge really shock?

Despite the Royal Commission, Westpac operates with a degree of brazen immunity and it's hard to ...  
Attacks and defiance plague progress on wages and jobs

Rather than working to fix the country's wage growth problem, politicians have instead resorted to ...  
The banking system putting pressure on consumers

New laws are designed to trap us in a web of digital debt, writes Simon Cole.  
Mathias Cormann, Minister for Financial Fudges

Several assertions repeated regularly by the Finance Minister do not stand up to scrutiny.  
Real estate collapse: Purplebricks' road to ruin

Purplebricks' short stay in the Australian market didn't go well, reports Tarric Brooker.  
Australia's universities are over-reliant on overseas students

Australian universities are too dependent on overseas students, leaving them vulnerable to poli ...  
Retailers also thrown on the Coalition’s scrapheap

Along with pensioners, Newstart recipients and low-income earners, the Morrison Government has now ...  
NBN sale ruled out — taxpayers to pay instead

It seems the NBN will not be sold, for now, but it remains a political football, which can be ...  

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