Martyn Goddard is a public policy analyst specialising in health and state government funding. He was a member of the Australian Council on AIDS and Related Diseases and its clinical subcommittee; as well as the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee. He also served as a health policy officer at the Australian Consumers' Association (Choice). He has done extensive policy work for the Commonwealth and for a medical college. He is now based in Hobart and mainly studies Tasmanian government operations. Earlier in his career, he was a journalist and documentary creator, mostly at the ABC.
Every government in Australia is running a budget deficit. Except one. Western Australia, unlike the rest of Australia and the world, is rolling in it…. Continue reading »