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The economic case for rising above politics and embracing an increase in the GST.
Professor John Freebairn
Why is Australia's company tax base being eroded?
Professor Miranda Stewart
Labor and the Coalition should commit to lowering the company tax rate.
Quickly identify the key themes from Wayne Swan, Tony Abbott and Christine Milne's 2013 budget speeches.
The Coalition's version of the national broadband network is not cheaper in the long term.
Professor Rod Tucker
Voters are in for a wild ride with the facts as politicians and their advisors ramp up their rhetoric and spin ahead of the federal election.
Does Australia have a bloated middle class welfare system?
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Kevin Rudd tried to boost Labor's flagging campaign by talking up the economy and jobs at the party's campaign launch yesterday. But no-one can control economies anymore. Mark Triffitt
Industrial Relations policy is always a major issue in Australian election debate. 2013 will be no different. This time around the politics of industrial relations policy requires a balancing act for all parties.
Tony Abbott says "trust me" in relation to costings. Wes Mountain
Quickly identify the keywords and themes from Kevin Rudd's National Press Club address.
The economic case for dropping our obsession with budget surpluses.
Professor Guay Lim
Rudd's “new agenda” speech is an attempt to to reach out to key constituencies: marginal voters, the major employer groups, unions, and small business.
The Coalition has released its election policy costings just two days before voters go to the polls. Read them all here.
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Date created: 25 June 2013
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