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[Budget Forum 2019] A Simpler Tax System Should Spark Joy—Eliminating Tax Brackets Sadly Doesn’t

There were no new tax ideas in the 2019 Budget, which I guess is to be expected from a six-year-old government ready to pull the… Read More ›

[Budget Forum 2019] A Budget That Supports Indigenous Australians?

If the 2019-20 Federal Budget is, as widely reported, going to set the tone for the next Federal Election, then it doesn’t appear likely that… Read More ›

[Budget Forum 2019] Women in Economics 2019 Federal Budget Reflections

Editor’s note: This is the text of the speech given by Danielle Wood at the Women in Economics pre-Budget event, held at the National Press… Read More ›

[Budget Forum 2019] Tax Progressivity in Australia: Things Aren’t as Simple as They Seem

Since the introduction of the New Tax System (Goods and Serivces Tax) Act 1999, there have been several reviews on Australia’s income tax system (see… Read More ›

[Budget Forum 2019] Coalition and Labor Voters Share Policy Priorities When They Are Informed About Inequality

The release of the Australian budget next week is so much more than a series of financial statements. It is a statement of what the… Read More ›