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Which industries have created the most jobs in Qld over the last 10 years?

In the latest EconTalk episode, host Russ Roberts interviews the Australian robotics guru and MIT emeritus professor Rodney Brooks. After listening to the episode, I am now much less concerned about artificial intelligence and automation rendering a large fraction of … Continue reading

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Health care business numbers up 17%, while retail, mining & farm business counts fall 8-9% over 2012 to 2016

The structural change the Australian economy has experienced in recent years, including the decline in manufacturing and the decline of small retailers, at the same time as health care and other service sectors are booming, reveals itself in the latest … Continue reading

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Are GPs resistant to cost-effective health care for regional and remote Australians?

There are large differences in access to health care between Australians living in major cities and those living in regional and remote areas, as confirmed by 2013-14 ABS survey data on patient experiences published last Friday (see chart above).  Of … Continue reading

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