Possum ComitatusDec 8, 2011135 Comments
Australian economic and social overview - wealth, income, distribution, growth and human development.
Possum ComitatusJan 17, 201117 Comments
With the flood waters receding in Queensland - giving us our first real look at the size of the damage involved - it might be worth going back and having a bit of a squiz at what happen
Possum ComitatusSep 17, 2010164 Comments
Hands up if you’re a media commentator that has demanded the government undertake a cost benefit analysis (CBA) of the National Broadband Network? Keep your hand up if you have any
Possum ComitatusSep 15, 201023 Comments
For that's exactly what happened in the WA town of Ravensthorpe between the 2003/04 and 2007/08 financial years - driven by the construction and opening of the BHP Ravensthorpe nickel m
Possum ComitatusAug 19, 201043 Comments
Yesterday, Lateral Economics released a piece of research that looked at some of the dynamics of the stimulus package as it flowed through the economy – particularly in terms of how t
Possum ComitatusMay 12, 201089 Comments
Tucked away in Budget Paper Number 1 is a fascinating little chart that is arguably the most politically important piece of data in the entire budget, as it justifies not just the very
Possum ComitatusSep 29, 200912 Comments
2.3% of GDP. But how big was it relative to our recent history? Here's the underlying cash balance as a percentage of GDP for all Commonwealth budgets back to 1974/75. Red are the budge
Possum ComitatusJul 31, 200911 Comments
Here's something to chew over for the weekend - let's take the most detailed
Possum ComitatusJun 30, 200912 Comments
It's only partially a tongue in cheek question. Newspoll has released their biannual poll on Living Standards that’s well worth a squiz – although The Oz seems to have ignored it
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