Australia's treasury adopted a well-being framework well before New Zealand's much celebrated "well-being budget". Here's what happened to it.
The next set of instructions handed to the Reserve Bank will have to be realistic. That might mean a big adjustment.
We're facing a global economic problem that no one really understands or knows how to fix.
Australia has two options to keep out of recession, neither of them easy. The government will have to abandon its determination to get the budget into surplus.
Monday's share market surge was a pure as any a test of what the market thought of the election results.
Governments are addicted to tax revenue from harmful activities. It is stopping them from doing what is in society's best interests.
Josh Frydenberg wants to leave mortgage broker commissions unchanged for three years. It's hard to see why.
The treasurer says 2018 was a year of two halves, but there were signs of a downturn well before mid year.
Back in 2008, Australia got lucky. We are unlikely to get lucky again when the seemingly unending economic growth finally ends.
Dairy farmers' incomes are dependent on so much more than the retail price of fresh milk.