Month: November 2015

Five Points on Tax Reform

The tax reform discussion has already started to narrow in on specific changes, such as increasing the GST, closing superannuation loopholes, and fixing negative gearing. However, beginning the reform conversation with critiques of individual taxes and suggestions for piecemeal fixes leaves us condemned to repeat the mistakes of past reform attempts.

Economic and social benefits of Indigenous land and sea management

Since 2007 a network of 770 Indigenous rangers has been established under the Australian Government’s Working on Country program. This report draws on the literature and case studies to build a balanced, objective picture of the economic and social benefits of employing Indigenous rangers to undertake land and sea management. We explore the various factors underpinning […]