Ideas@ The Centre 9Vol. 4 No. 9 (April, 2009)
Indigenous education ‘gap’ a cover up for policy failure
17 Apr 2009Governments have been setting targets to ‘close the gap’ in Indigenous education for the past 20 years, and yet literacy and numeracy have not improved |
Happy Tax Freedom Day!
17 Apr 2009A tax is ‘a compulsory exaction of money by a public authority for public purposes, enforceable by law, and is not a payment for services rendered.’ At least that is the way the High Court defined it way back in 1938 |
Aussies are stupid and can only dig stuff up
17 Apr 2009Ever since Adam Smith wrote The Wealth of Nations, economists have been trying to understand what makes nations prosperous |