Category Archives: Guest Post

David Leyonhjelm on the Australian of the Year awards

The Australian of the Year Awards cost taxpayers $4 million each year – which means every Australian chips in nearly 20 cents. I want my money back. Ever since Tim Flannery got the gong in 2007, these Awards have become … Continue reading

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Guest Post: kc r/K selection

I stumbled upon a concept so groundbreaking yesterday that I have spent hours in front of the screen digging deeper and trying to find flaws. It so fundamentally changes the way we should look at politics and the political spectrum, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Michael Potter Magic disappearing money and arguments against fiscal policy

Government budget surpluses result can result in the penury of the private sector, according to a media piece this week. But this argument against surpluses can easily be transformed into an argument against deficits. The article provides a simplified example. … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm on good debt and bad debt

In delivering more debt and deficits, Treasurer Scott Morrison recently made a point of explaining that there is good debt and bad debt. Bad debt is when the Government borrows to fund things that are lapped up straight away and … Continue reading

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Guest Post: John Slater Five New Year’s Resolutions to get Workplace Relations Back on Track

2016 saw the Coalition Government tally up a number of modest wins on the industrial relations front. The abolition of the anti-small business Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal and passage of the Registered Organisations Bill and ABCC were important, albeit modest, … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm on greenhouse policy

Once again, the Government has been getting its knickers in a knot over climate change. And once again, despite three politically shrewd options to choose from, it is choosing a dumb fourth option. The first of the shrewd options is … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Global warming and climate change policy, Guest Post, Rafe | 55 Comments

Guest Post: Greg Chapman A Paltry Harvest

The Emperor was rightly proud of his achievements. His legions had conquered his neighbours and tributes were being collected to pay for his armies, his court, and his administrators. There was even enough left over for the entertainment of the … Continue reading

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David Leyonhjelm guest post. It’s all about trust

In July 2015 the Abbott government introduced a customs regulation to prohibit imports of seven shot lever action shotguns. The announcement by the Prime Minister made clear it was part of the government’s one-announcement-per-week terrorism strategy. It was also said … Continue reading

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Victory is in sight! The Joint Committee on Human Rights is investigating removing the hated s18C of the Racial Discrimination Act and restoring freedom of speech to Australia! BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE THIS A REALITY!  The committee … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Arky on the road

It is now one year since the Victorian government introduced a law on “lane filtering”: … 02-Nov-2015: Under the new regulations, riders can filter in Victoria where safe to do so and at no more than 30km/h. While not explicitly … Continue reading

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