Australia’s industry super funds have become one of the country’s biggest and most powerful forces in determining investment decisions and the shape and nature of our economy.
In the short few weeks since the election of the Albanese Labor government, Australia feels.
It hasn’t taken long for the defeated Liberal Party to give their tired old jukebox of classic Tory hits a swift kick to get it playing a familiar tune.
When the world was in the depths of this gruesome pandemic, the world’s billionaires were carrying on like it wasn’t happening.
It’s a week since the election of the new Albanese Labor government and the appetite and expectation for change is huge.
It’s a couple of days after polling day and Francis and Sally are here with their reactions to the election of an Albanese Labor Government.
After nearly four decades as one of Australia’s foremost political journalists, Barrie Cassidy is enjoying his first election in years as just another voter with opinions of his own that he can share when and how he likes.
In between their bouts of COVID, various travel and work commitments, and the time/space continuum being utterly shredded by the madness of modern living, Francis and Sally haven’t been together on the pod for a while.
How much government is too much government?
If the neo-liberal politicians and commentariat had their way, Australia would be shrinking its government footprint even at a time in our history where massive crisis like climate change and the COVID19 pandemic has shown that there is a major role for strong, effective, and substantial government action.
As 2022 Federal Election campaign gathers steam, it’s clear that there is plenty on the line for workers.