Economic Policy Tag

24 Apr Winning the post-virus war

James Morrow - The Daily Telegraph - Friday 24 April 2020 The road map to Australia's post-virus economic recovery may be found in the most deadly and destructive event of the previous century. As Liberal senator James Paterson noted in yesterday's The Australian, Australia and other nations...

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23 Apr GERMAN MIRACLE A LESSON FOR US

James Paterson - The Australian - Thursday 23 April The emergency measures put in place to control the spread of corona­virus are necessary, but history shows that radical econo­mic interventions imposed in times of crisis should be removed as quickly as possible once the crisis passes. Extraordinary times justify...

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28 Feb New auditor every decade plan

Michael Roddan - The Australian - Friday 28 February 2020 Corporations would be forced to tender contracts for an external auditor every 10 years under proposals outlined by a bipartisan parliamentary committee, which has called on the Morrison government to make digital financial reporting “standard practice”...

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28 Feb MPs look to smash cosy auditors club

Edmund Tadros - The AFR - Friday 28 February 2020 The cosy relationship between auditing firms and company directors is set to be disrupted with a parliamentary committee recommending that corporations go to market for their audit every decade, or explain to shareholders why they won't...

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19 Feb Drop luxury car tax, Treasurer told

Patrick Commins and Richard Ferguson - The Australian - Wednesday 19 February 2020 Josh Frydenberg is refusing to abolish the luxury car tax that ­forces Australians to pay thousands of dollars more on imported vehicles priced at more than $67,500 — even though the tariff was...

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