Public Lecture on Economic Freedom and Inequality by Professor Leandro Prados de la Escosura

The keynote lecture by Professor Leandro Prados de la Escosura (Carlos III, Madrid) contemplates the question: Is there any relationship between economic freedom and inequality?… Read More ›

CIS Publishes Report Card on State Finances

The report by the Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) examines fiscal position of the state governments in Australia. It is available here.

ACDE Seminar on Indonesia’s Decentralisation Experience

ACDE Trade & Development Seminars by Arndt-Corden Department of Economic, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU. Topic: Bringing government closer to the people? Indonesia’s flawed… Read More ›

ACOSS Releases Submission for 2017-18 Budget

Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) will release its submission for the 2017-18 Budget on 27 February morning. The full submission is available here and… Read More ›

3rd IBFD Africa Tax Symposium

The 3rd IBFD Africa Tax Symposium, Trends in International Taxation: An African Perspective, will take place from 10-12 May 2017 in Accra, Ghana. The Symposium… Read More ›

Productivity Commission Publishes NDIS Costs Issues Paper

The paper is to assist public in preparing a submission to the study into National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Costs. It can be found on… Read More ›

Submissions Opening for Australian Tax and Transfer

Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs: Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform) Bill 2017, closing Friday 3 March 2017. Senate Standing… Read More ›

PBO Publishes Future Fund Drawdown Scenarios Report

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) report discusses scenarios for the drawdown of funds from the Future Fund to meet unfunded superannuation cash payments of Commonwealth… Read More ›

Latest Openings for Australian Tax and Transfer Consultation and Submission

Treasury: Increasing transparency of the beneficial ownership of companies, closing Monday 13 March 2017. Department of Social Services: Social security means testing of retirement income… Read More ›

CIS Event: Australia Dithers while Canada Acts? Tax Reform in Resource-Rich Countries

Australia is failing in its pursuit of global capital and investment, particularly with a globally uncompetitive company tax rate, unchanged since 2001. By contrast, Canada… Read More ›