Renewables drop off

At a time when we need private sector investment to fuel economic recovery, the Clean Energy Council warns that investment in renewables is falling off a cliff with the number of large-scale …

Good news/bad news on job payments

JobKeeper and JobSeeker supplement ‘extensions’ to end December are welcome but what is the rationale for reducing the payments, particularly halving the JobSeeker supplement? Part-time workers will have their JobKeeper …

HomeBuilder dodgy economics

The Government claims its HomeBuilder stimulus package will help home-owner-occupiers and keep tradies in work but is private housing where investment is most needed? And will it just add to household …

Trumped again by NZ

The New Zealand PM has today announced a NZ$12.1 billion or 4% of GDP package for business, the health system and people in isolation. Ours is less than 1%. New …