Archived publication for 2008
The size and Impact of State Government Business taxes.
The free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs today released a new report Business Bearing the Burden on state tax liabilities.
The ABCC was set up in 2005 as a specialist construction industry enforcement body. It was a key part of the recommendations of the Cole Royal Commission (2002-03) which found wide scale and systemic lawlessness in the construction sector across...
This report forms part of the IPA's submission to the Wilcox Review into the ABCC. Part 1 is available here. This report reveals that contractual arrangements put in place by the Government of Victoria inflated the cost of the Commonwealth Games...
The current international economic uncertainty provides Australia with challenges and opportunities. Amidst this uncertainty, Australia's inherent advantages should allow it to market itself as a ‘safe haven' investment destination capable...
Martin Feil is the former Director of the Industries Assistance Commission.
Tony Makin is a Professor in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics at Griffith University
Jeff Rae is an Economic Consultant at ITS Global
Kristen Bondietti is from the Australian APEC Study Centre.