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Ian McAuley, Jennifer Doggett and John Menadue. The case for government funding of healthcare.

In our joint submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Abbott Government’s Commission of Audit, we drew attention to the fact that by international comparison, Australia is a low-taxed country. Furthermore, the trend in Commonwealth expenditures has been downwards since … Continue reading

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A mega industry subsidy to private health insurance companies. John Menadue

  Many business economists continue to criticise the previous government and possibly the current one over the government subsidy of $10 billion over seven years for the auto industry. But that subsidy is small beer. The government subsidy to the … Continue reading

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