Morgan Begg

Our broken federation and its broken GST

16 October 2018 2:42 pm

The reignited debate about the distribution of GST revenue this month highlights some of the worst aspects of Australia’s damaged…

Sorry Scott, but the GST fight isn’t over

19 July 2018 3:06 pm

It is a safe rule of thumb to assume that whenever a minister or a bureaucrat says “no one will…

Hello Triggs-lite, goodbye free speech

22 June 2017 1:54 pm

It’s clear now that the Coalition government is not only uninterested in the idea of restructuring the bureaucracy, but it also is not even interested…

18c: not perfect, but a pretty good start

22 March 2017 12:16 pm

The Turnbull government’s proposed changes to section 18c don’t go all the way, but they’re a pretty good start. Yesterday, Prime…

Revealed: how your taxes fund the 18c Fan Club

3 February 2017 7:36 am

One of the most obvious features of the parliamentary inquiry into section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act has been…

Jedi vs Jihadi

16 January 2016 9:00 am

Knighthoods have returned! No, not in Australia – Malcolm Turnbull remains PM, and the highest award in the Australian honours…