Alex Bainbridge writes new analysis by the Parliamentary Budget Office has found that the cost of the “Stage 3” tax cuts will be $313 billion over 10 years — a huge increase on the $254 billion previously estimated.
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Blaming wages for inflation is cover for the capitalists’ attempts to make working people shoulder the cost of their system’s chronic periodic economic crises, argues Peter Boyle.
The gender pay gap across Australia last year was 13.3% across full-time weekly earnings. As Joshua Adams reports, at the current rate, the pay gap won't change for another 30 years.
Superannuation tax concessions now cost as much as the age pension and more than the National Disability Insurance Scheme, writes Peter Boyle.
Labor's safeguard mechanism should be scrapped and replaced with a policy designed to reduce emissions, argues Alex Bainbridge.
As wages stagnate and the cost-of-living crisis worsens, it’s time to re-evaluate the role of work in our lives and the economic system, argues Isaac Nellist.
Early childcare workers are going on strike for better pay and urgent action on staff shortages, reports Jacob Andrewartha.
Backed by big business, mining companies and billionaires, Labor and the Coalition spent millions of dollars on political advertising to win votes, according to a new report by The Australia Institute. Isaac Nellist reports.
Superannuation tax concessions mostly help those on higher incomes and have an impact on the way the climate emergency is tackled. Andrew Chuter explains how.
It is what we have come to expect from the Prime Minister — comments that reflect age-old prejudice and which put him firmly in the bigot camp, argues Janet Parker.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg was less than honest when he told Insiders that the government’s vision of tax reform includes a “simpler tax system, a fairer tax system and lower tax”, writes Alex Bainbridge.
As Scott Morrison wipes the egg from his face following his dismal performance at COP26, Sue Bull argues that climate campaigners have to step up their campaign to force a just transition.
While the changes to superannuation have been welcomed by many, workers in the gig economy and women remain at risk of being left behind. Suzanne James reports.
The Australia Institute (TAI) released its latest annual Climate of the Nation 2019 report on September 10. The annual report, first produced by the Climate Institute and for the past two years by TAI, has been tracking attitudes on climate change for more than a decade.
This image captured Labor’s class betrayal on July 3, the first day of the new federal parliament, when it voted with the Coalition government for tax cuts for the rich.
Australian Electoral Office documents clearly show the extent of the cosy relationship between mining corporations and the Coalition and Labor parties.