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The Political Budget

The Political Budget

Geoff Kitney

It is a political fact of life that the first thing that matters to Members of Parliament is that they get re-elected. 

Day-after reflections on the 2016-17 Federal Budget

Day-after reflections on the 2016-17 Federal Budget

Saul Eslake

Scott Morrison is very keen for his first budget to be viewed as “not just another budget” – to the point of saying so not once, but twice, in the...

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: What did the Treasurer say? (post 2016 budget)

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: What did the Treasurer say? (post 2016 budget)

Jinjing Li and Michael Jensen

Find out how the 2016 budget measured up with some fascinating data!

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: The Budget Getting Nowhere Fast

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: The Budget Getting Nowhere Fast

Tim Colebatch

Despite the Coalition’s repeated pledges at the time to get the budget back into surplus, three years later, it is in no better shape now than it was then.

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: Tax Scales - how can we improve the structure of Australia's personal income tax system?

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: Tax Scales - how can we improve the structure of Australia's personal income tax system?

Saul Eslake

NATSEM modelling highlights the myriad possibilities for improving the structure of Australia’s personal income tax system.

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: Who do you trust to run the country?

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: Who do you trust to run the country?

Mark Evans and Max Halupka and Gerry Stoker

When the budget reckoning is over one fundamental question will remain – who do you trust to run the country?

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: Budget Politics

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: Budget Politics

Geoff Kitney

For a government to think beyond the next election is always a test of its character.

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: towards digital-era governance?

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: towards digital-era governance?

Patrick Dunleavy and Mark Evans

What are the drivers of digital change? How is government responding? Where is government acting as a digital exemplar? And, what are the main barriers being confronted? 

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: The budget that launches an election

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: The budget that launches an election

Michelle Grattan AO

As Treasurer Scott Morrison said recently, this will be no typical budget, because it has to be a launching pad for the election, which will be formally called days later.

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: STINMOD+ Incomes

NATSEM BUDGET 2016: STINMOD+ Incomes

Geoff Kitney

It’s that time of year again that political reporters dread – budget speculation time. 

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