In the context of One Nation’s presence in the Australian Senate, indications of increased voter support for the party and wider populist trends in the United States and Europe, Australians need...
Examines the effect that the fall in tax revenue post Global Financial Crisis (GFC) had on the Commonwealth’s budget.
This discussion paper looks at gas industry-funded research, suggesting that it is problematic in situations where the industry has so much to gain from a particular outcome.
Between the 16th and 28th of September 2016, the Australia Institute conducted national polling of 1443 people on the regulation and taxation of Australia’s banks.
Despite an unprecedented 400 percent increase in mining investment from 2010 to 2013, by 2015 employment in regional Queensland fell to below 2010 levels.
Modelling conducted for this report shows that Australia’s economy would be barely affected by a moratorium on approval of new coal mines and mine expansions.
This paper reflects on legislative measures that address human rights issues in global supply chains and argues that the Australian government and companies should learn from measures taken in...