The most frightening thing about the Centrelink malware debacle is the verve with which the government embraced it.
Peter Martin is the Economics Editor for The Age.
The Centrelink robo-debt debacle will dwarf that of the bungled census, for which the Prime Minister declared that heads would roll.
Proposed cuts to company tax have come under fire from former federal treasurer Peter Costello for being less effective at boosting the economy than personal tax cuts.
Australia has broken ranks with the United States and New Zealand over Israel, indicating that it would most likely have opposed the UN Security Council resolution condemning its settlements on Palestinian land.
Once Labor and the unions stood up for battlers. Now they’re robocalling seeking sympathy for millionaires who want to stay on the pension.
If you're anything like the typical Australian, you probably break the copyright law 80 times a day, according figures included in the Productivity Commission's final report to the government on intellectual property.
Australia's copyright laws would be dramatically simplified, the collecting agency placed on probation, and small copyright owners given a forum in which to take on big corporations under a series of sweeping recommendations to be tabled by the government on Tuesday.
The ratings agencies won't fall for it, and neither should you.
Treasurer Scott Morrison loaded up the mid-year budget update with bad news in the hope that the budget itself, due in May, will appear to contain good news.
Australia could lose its prized AAA credit rating as early as Monday afternoon as Treasurer Scott Morrison prepares to hand down a mid-year budget update likely to show little improvement for deficit projections.