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My book launch at Connor Court Christmas party, Wednesday 19 December at Boundary St, West End

My new book Beautiful One Day, Broke the Next covers Queensland’s state finances over the last thirty years, during which time Queensland went from being the exemplar of sound public finance in Australia to a cautionary tale of the dangers … Continue reading

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Courier-Mail’s public service wages-budget threat story based on Joe Branigan’s QEW guest post

Well done to Joe Branigan on having his QEW guest post from last week, “Moody Blues”, quoted by the Courier-Mail’s Steven Wardill today (Qld Budget 2017: Public service wages threaten bottom line): THE cash-strapped State Government will have to impose … Continue reading

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Queensland Treasurer will deliver necessary though unpopular Budget

Today the Queensland Treasurer will deliver a State Budget that is necessary, but which is likely to be unpopular. It is necessary because getting State debt under control and restoring our AAA credit rating needs to be done now, to reduce … Continue reading

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