Tim Colebatch

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3 March 2017

By forcing Malcolm Turnbull to behave like Tony Abbott, the Nationals have gravely damaged the government. 'Black Jack' McEwen showed how that can change.

24 February 2017

Labor is creating unrealistic expectations by refusing to accept the decision of the umpire it created.

20 December 2016

The government still won’t acknowledge why the deficit isn’t going away, but it’s not too late to take some simple steps

18 November 2016

It’s hardly surprising that the International Monetary Fund has urged the federal government to spend more on infrastructure, writes Tim Colebatch.

3 July 2016

What do we know so far about the likely post-election scene? Tim Colebatch has been crunching the latest numbers

30 June 2016

Europe offers lessons for Australian parties uneasy at the prospect of having to talk to each other

28 May 2016

With the major parties level-pegging, a defeat for the Coalition isn’t out of the question. So what would a Labor government look like?

5 April 2016

Governments are in denial about population growth and its impact on Australia’s major cities. It’s time to take up the challenge.

25 February 2016

It’s not too late for Malcolm Turnbull to regain some of the ground he’s lost on tax. Labor’s plan shows why he can’t afford to dodge it

19 February 2016

Infrastructure Australia’s latest report got lost in the tax debate this week, writes Tim Colebatch. It deserves a closer look