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  • Scrap the government’s piggy-bank

    20 Feb 2012 | The Centre for Independent Studies

    It is better to grow the Australian economy faster today by spending on productivity-enhancing infrastructure and establishing a lower tax burden than for the government to hoard financial and other assets... Read More

  • Federal Budget 2009

    Stephen Kirchner | 13 May 2009

    BUDGET MARKS NEW ERA OF BIG GOVERNMENT: The 2009 Budget sees the biggest increase in government spending since Gough Whitlam, according to Centre for Independent Studies’ economist, Dr Stephen Kirchner. Read More

  • With No Particular Place to Go: The Federal Government’s Ill-Conceived Support for the Australian Car Industry

    Oliver Marc Hartwich | 17 Mar 2009

    HOLDEN SHOULD BE ON RUDD’S AGENDA IN WASHINGTON NEXT WEEK With the US car manufacturing industry faltering further, the Rudd government’s massive taxpayer-funded support for the Australian car industry... Read More

  • With No Particular Place to Go: The Federal Government’s Ill-Conceived Support for the Australian Car Industry

    Oliver Marc Hartwich | 17 Mar 2009

    HOLDEN SHOULD BE ON RUDD’S AGENDA IN WASHINGTON NEXT WEEK With the US car manufacturing industry faltering further, the Rudd government’s massive taxpayer-funded support for the Australian car industry... Read More