Tag Archives: The Drum

The Coalition has boxed itself into a ridiculous corner on tax – The Drum

OPINION Originally published in The Drum By Warwick Smith Posted 18 Mar 2016, 10:47am According to the Coalition, we can’t raise taxes nor introduce new taxes. And if cutting expenditure is off the table following the dire experience of the … Continue reading

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Privatising Medicare payments is a distraction from real reform – The Drum

This article was originally published at The Drum. By Warwick Smith Posted 10 Feb 2016, 10:23am PHOTO: Are we facing a death by a thousand cuts approach to Medicare reform? (Giulio Saggin, file photo: ABC News) Would the privatisation of the … Continue reading

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China’s ETS will boost Turnbull’s chances of shifting Coalition policy – The Drum

OPINION By Warwick Smith Originally published by the ABC at The Drum. Posted Mon at 4:19pm PHOTO: A woman rides her bicycle past a coal power station in Beijing. (David Gray, file photo: Reuters) It would be a mistake to … Continue reading

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Our houses can’t make us all rich

By Warwick Smith First published at ABC’s The Drum Thu 23 Oct 2014, 10:42am While a recent report might suggest Aussies are the richest people in the world because of high house prices, the reality is the true beneficiaries of this … Continue reading

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Article at The Drum on tax and dividend carbon pricing

Carbon price round two: let’s get it right this time By Warwick Smith Originally published at ABC’s The Drum Posted Fri 29 Aug 2014 Photo: A tax and dividend system could quickly result in a price high enough for renewable … Continue reading

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