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Simon Cowan

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Policy report

31 May 2018

This paper looks at how section 44 has been interpreted by the High Court and whether it remains relevant in the modern world. It also examines proposals for reform and whether there is any merit in modifying or deleting the section through a referendum.

Briefing paper

25 Apr 2018

This resource argues that the Turnbull Government’s proposal to ban foreign donations and limit political contributions from charities is a flawed and rash proposal that would undermine democracy.

Research report

6 Nov 2017

Argues that a Universal Basic Income would be unaffordable with the current taxation system and would involve enormous additional taxation.

Discussion paper

CIS Occasional Paper 156
1 Jun 2017

The two essays in paper take divergent approaches to the reform of the welfare state, while both focusing on the perennial hot button issue of so-called ‘middle class welfare.’

Article

10 May 2017

In this commentary piece, a number of CIS authors give their view on the federal budget for 2017-18.

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