Chris Evans


A not so humble anniversary: a year of government Senate control

The Howard Government has systematically eroded the Senate’s capacity for scrutiny, accountability and review and trampled its processes in the passage of major legislation. Humility has been replaced by arrogance and a Government convinced of its own perfection says Chris Evans in a speech to...

Avoiding the issue: countering the termites in the Australian tax system

Too much talk about tax reform in Australia focuses on just one small headline-grabbing aspect: the cutting of personal tax rates. What about the on-going and increasingly abusive tax avoidance and evasion that is undermining of the integrity of the tax system, asks Chris Evans.