Ideas@ The Centre 1Vol. 2 No. 1 (February, 2009)
Defending civil society and Prescribed Private Funds
20 Feb 2009|
New regulations that will limit the flexibility of charitable funds and decrease the quality and quantity of philanthropy are bad policy at any time, but given the current economic situation, it is specially important that we protect civil society.
There is a Jekyll and Hyde quality to the Bennett Report released by the National Health and Hospital Reform Commission this week
20 Feb 2009The problem with the Bennett report is that the left hand wants to plan the future of Australian health care from the top-down and give people the services the government thinks they should have, while the right hand is trying to free up the system and allow resources to follow patients based on clinical need. |
Rational thieves to go out of business
20 Feb 2009Among the chattering classes debating the usefulness of economic analysis has become the topic du jour. |
Three pillars reform needed to fix pension
24 Apr 2015|
There are three ‘pillars’ supporting retirement in Australia. Superannuation, the age pension and the family home. If we are serious about boosting living standards in retirement, and addressing the challenges of the ageing population, all three pillars must be supporting the weight.