Monthly Archives: September 2010

How Keating Trashed Regional Economies!

And how Oakeshott, Windsor and Gillard will make it worse.   There is no doubt that former Prime Minister Paul Keating regards himself as a ‘sophisticated metrocentric’ with an eye for the ‘big picture’ and possessed of a ‘reformist vision’. And … Continue reading

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The myth of new state duplication costs

   Commonwealth Grants Commission figures make it clear that the actual scope for duplication of costs by a new state government is quite limited.  The overwhelming majority of state outlays involve no duplication because they relate directly to the delivery of … Continue reading

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