Sarah Ray

Betting against our rights

6 November 2017 5:24 pm

Last month the Senate Environment and Communications Committee released a report on the participation of Australians in online poker, which…

Tax creeps

19 October 2017 6:00 pm

Last week, the Parliamentary Budget Office issued a report Changes in average personal income tax rates: distributional impacts’ which found…

Drug decriminalisation: no pipe dream

13 October 2017 1:03 pm

In a time where government expenditure is a staggeringly high, the war on drugs needs to be tackled with more…

There’s nothing to celebrate in the revised budget deficit

27 September 2017 5:04 pm

Treasurer Scott Morrison yesterday announced that the Commonwealth budget deficit has reduced by $4.4 billion from the forecasted budget in…

Let’s pick on the poor with a floor price for alcohol

22 September 2017 11:59 am

The Western Australian government this week announced a proposal to apply a floor price to takeaway alcohol, another ingenious idea…