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Pick me. Pick me. Pick me.

Craig Emerson has written a job application in the AFR this morning: Leading epidemiologists in Australia and overseas have begun expressing optimism that an effective vaccine for COVID-19 might be available by the end of the year. Economic forecasters implicitly have been … Continue reading

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The economic crisis is still to come

I have an op-ed in The Age this morning (ungated version here): The economy is already broken. Devastated. The economic crisis is still to come. Realise this: in 2008-09 the government spent tens of billions of dollars keeping the economy … Continue reading

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Go Fund Peter Ridd

A message from Peter Ridd on his GoFundMe page: We have had a setback, but my lawyers have carefully gone over the judgement, and believe there are numerous strong grounds for appeal to the High Court of Australia.  We are … Continue reading

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Another Champion on the beat

One of the pure pleasures I enjoy from knowing so many authors is that I get to read a lot of great stories. When Leo Champion asked me to read his novel, Warlord of New York City, I was delighted … Continue reading

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Friedman 2020

It’s just a little over a week until Australia’s largest pro liberty event, the Annual Australian Libertarian Society Friedman Conference. And this year will be an event like no other. Because not only are we taking the conference digital, but … Continue reading

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COVID 19: Views from across the Asia Pacific region

The Institute of Economic Affairs will be hosting a webinar: COVID 19: Views from Across the Asia Pacific region When: Tuesday 23rd June at 12:30 BST. This is 9:30 pm in Australia. Leading think tank heads and academics from the … Continue reading

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Unfreeze – now available on Kindle

Unfreeze: How to Create a High Growth Economy After the Pandemic – joint with my RMIT University colleagues Darcy Allen, Chris Berg, Aaron Lane and Jason Potts is now available in a Kindle edition. Australian Amazon UK Amazon US Amazon … Continue reading

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Roll up! Come and meet Tony Thomas on Tuesday 10th

Tony would like to invite you to the launch of his new book, COME TO THINK OF IT  – essays to tickle the brain. The launch is at 6.30pm Tuesday March 10 at Il Gambero’s Restaurant, 166 Lygon St, Carlton. Speakers … Continue reading

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Something to cheer you up!

Dont just sit there looking at the screen, do something useful! Buy this book by Tony Thomas. You will not regret it and besides you can see he could use a decent feed! Tony Thomas stimulates, amuses, engages and – … Continue reading

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