Container ship arriving in Australian port

Australians are being left in the lurch with a higher cost of goods at the checkout after the failed privatisation of Australia’s major container ports increased supply chain costs, says a UNSW Business School expert.


The government pays for many activities, but does it have to own them as well? It's possible to make arguments in favour – but none apply to electricity poles and wires, writes Richard Holden.



It is time Australian governments paid serious attention to the structure and efficiency of the public service economy, writes Gary Sturgess.