Ross Gittins is economics editor of the SMH and an economic columnist for The Age. His books include Gittins' Guide to Economics, Gittinomics and The Happy Economist.
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Ross Gittins Regional Australians are convinced they don't get a fair go, with city folk the villains.
Ross Gittins Sorry but I'm not convinced a hung parliament is a terrible thing. It may end up being a good thing.
Ross Gittins Something significant has happened in this hollow, populist election campaign: the long-standing bipartisan support for strong population growth - Big Australia - has collapsed.