The pain caused by penalty-rate cuts won't be neutralised by phasing in the changes over time, research claims.
Matt is a senior write for The Sydney Morning Herald.
A fortnight after frustrating millions and angering the Prime Minister by shutting down the census website on census-night the Bureau of Statistics has a positive message.
The political furore over the embarrassing website outage on census night appears to have had a silver lining with the Bureau of Statistics receiving about 1.5 million more completed census forms than expected at this stage of the collection process.
It's long overdue in Australia - and we wouldn't have to have waited eight days for an election result.
There's one group of Australians who show far more trust in public institutions than everyone else. Here's why.
No significant change to the status of doubtful seats despite more counting
Sydney's fringe has turned from blue to red.
The seats that will go down to the wire.
The property boom has boosted wealth in traditional Labor electorates.
When it comes to economic indicators one electorate can't be beaten.