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Ross Stitt wraps up what actually happened in the Aussie federal election. Now the focus will be on how the new ALP government controls its disparate internal factions and responds to the messages that elected the crossbench
24th May 22, 4:45pm
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Ross Stitt wraps up what actually happened in the Aussie federal election. Now the focus will be on how the new ALP government controls its disparate internal factions and responds to the messages that elected the crossbench
The defeat of the boofheads is the victory Australia had to have – writes Chris Trotter
23rd May 22, 11:22am
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The defeat of the boofheads is the victory Australia had to have – writes Chris Trotter
As Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison seeks reelection, Michelle Grattan looks at what makes him tick
18th May 22, 12:42pm
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As Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison seeks reelection, Michelle Grattan looks at what makes him tick
In the imminent Australian election, neither side of politics is offering a realistic plan to repair the nation’s deficit finances. The best they can come up with are glib assurances that their policies will “grow the economy” out of trouble
14th May 22, 8:57am
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In the imminent Australian election, neither side of politics is offering a realistic plan to repair the nation’s deficit finances. The best they can come up with are glib assurances that their policies will “grow the economy” out of trouble
Is The Lucky Country's 2022 election an unpopularity contest to be won by the least unelectable?
29th Apr 22, 12:16pm
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Is The Lucky Country's 2022 election an unpopularity contest to be won by the least unelectable?
'It is not easy to take out insurance when the house is already on fire.' As Finland and Sweden worry, waiting too long to cement security relationships when great powers fight can leave you vulnerable to being picked off
23rd Mar 22, 2:16pm
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'It is not easy to take out insurance when the house is already on fire.' As Finland and Sweden worry, waiting too long to cement security relationships when great powers fight can leave you vulnerable to being picked off
Ross Stitt assesses Australia's strong rhetoric on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, noting that sanctions reinforce Australia's 'lucky' position with commodities at a time like this
10th Mar 22, 11:51am
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Ross Stitt assesses Australia's strong rhetoric on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, noting that sanctions reinforce Australia's 'lucky' position with commodities at a time like this
To join this 'Coalition of the Waning': this AUKUS Pact created by the three military aggressors of the Iraq War; would not only be folly – it would be criminal folly
20th Sep 21, 8:02am
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To join this 'Coalition of the Waning': this AUKUS Pact created by the three military aggressors of the Iraq War; would not only be folly – it would be criminal folly
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says trans-tasman bubble needs to wait for Australia's states to reopen their borders to each other first
25th May 20, 11:01am
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says trans-tasman bubble needs to wait for Australia's states to reopen their borders to each other first
Chris Trotter muses on whether the Covid-19 crisis is ushering in a major shift in New Zealand foreign policy centring on a tilt away from Beijing and a cosying up to Washington
11th May 20, 8:52am
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Chris Trotter muses on whether the Covid-19 crisis is ushering in a major shift in New Zealand foreign policy centring on a tilt away from Beijing and a cosying up to Washington
The 2019 Interesties featuring John Key, Andrew Thorburn, Adrian Orr, Westpac, Fonterra, Scumbank, Jacinda Ardern, Simon Bridges, James Shaw, Phil Twyford, Greta Thunberg, capital gains tax & more
23rd Dec 19, 8:11am
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The 2019 Interesties featuring John Key, Andrew Thorburn, Adrian Orr, Westpac, Fonterra, Scumbank, Jacinda Ardern, Simon Bridges, James Shaw, Phil Twyford, Greta Thunberg, capital gains tax & more
Kevin Rudd says Australia is now heading in reverse, falling behind most developed countries, and even China, on reducing emissions and building resilience against climate change
16th Oct 19, 10:33am
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Kevin Rudd says Australia is now heading in reverse, falling behind most developed countries, and even China, on reducing emissions and building resilience against climate change
After years of underinvestment is fiscal stimulus the solution to New Zealand's infrastructure deficit?
18th Jul 19, 10:28am
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After years of underinvestment is fiscal stimulus the solution to New Zealand's infrastructure deficit?
Roger J Kerr says the unexpected victory of the Liberal National Coalition in Australia is likely to see a number of speculative positions unwound in the FX markets, resulting in large-scale buying of the Australian dollar
20th May 19, 8:10am
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Roger J Kerr says the unexpected victory of the Liberal National Coalition in Australia is likely to see a number of speculative positions unwound in the FX markets, resulting in large-scale buying of the Australian dollar
Chris Trotter says Bill Shorten will go down in Australian political history as the Labor leader who lost the unlosable election by underestimating the extraordinary defensive power of the big end of town
20th May 19, 7:34am
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Chris Trotter says Bill Shorten will go down in Australian political history as the Labor leader who lost the unlosable election by underestimating the extraordinary defensive power of the big end of town
The 2018 Interesties featuring Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Nouriel Roubini, Donald Trump, Winston Peters, Simon Bridges, Co-op Money, Bitcoin, @TranslateRealDT, Boatman, KiwiBuild & more
23rd Dec 18, 7:02am
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The 2018 Interesties featuring Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Nouriel Roubini, Donald Trump, Winston Peters, Simon Bridges, Co-op Money, Bitcoin, @TranslateRealDT, Boatman, KiwiBuild & more
EY's Matthew Hanley argues the Government should consider the design of a potential digital equalisation tax
17th Oct 18, 3:00pm
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EY's Matthew Hanley argues the Government should consider the design of a potential digital equalisation tax
The ACCC shines a spotlight on 'less than vigorous' mortgage competition between the Australian parents of NZ's big four banks
15th Mar 18, 1:21pm
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The ACCC shines a spotlight on 'less than vigorous' mortgage competition between the Australian parents of NZ's big four banks
Australian Govt's open banking report, that'll be closely read in NZ Govt circles, recommends enforcing open banking on big 4 banks a year before their competitors
17th Feb 18, 6:02am
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Australian Govt's open banking report, that'll be closely read in NZ Govt circles, recommends enforcing open banking on big 4 banks a year before their competitors
Australian government announces Royal Commission into alleged misconduct of financial services providers pledging 'it won't be a never-ending lawyers’ picnic'
30th Nov 17, 2:38pm
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Australian government announces Royal Commission into alleged misconduct of financial services providers pledging 'it won't be a never-ending lawyers’ picnic'
Now that the Australian bank levy cookie jar is open, UBS analysts probe whether the banks should push back hard, share the pain or roll over
16th May 17, 11:39am
Now that the Australian bank levy cookie jar is open, UBS analysts probe whether the banks should push back hard, share the pain or roll over
UBS bank analysts point out Australia's big 5 banks are likely stuck with their new A$6.2b tax and it could get worse for them; 'Substantial risk to the Australian housing bubble'
15th May 17, 10:01am
UBS bank analysts point out Australia's big 5 banks are likely stuck with their new A$6.2b tax and it could get worse for them; 'Substantial risk to the Australian housing bubble'
As Australia's government prepares to formally review banking competition in its oligopolistic market, should NZ be doing the same?
22nd Apr 17, 9:46am
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As Australia's government prepares to formally review banking competition in its oligopolistic market, should NZ be doing the same?
New Zealand bank executives can sit back and watch their bosses in Australia face the music knowing they won't be grilled by a parliamentary committee anytime soon
4th Oct 16, 1:29pm
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New Zealand bank executives can sit back and watch their bosses in Australia face the music knowing they won't be grilled by a parliamentary committee anytime soon
Financial Markets Authority highlights need for funding boost to enable it to probe conduct in the banking and insurance sectors
28th Jul 16, 11:22am
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Financial Markets Authority highlights need for funding boost to enable it to probe conduct in the banking and insurance sectors