Opinion articles - 2017

Canberra needs eyes wide open

This opinion article by Brendan Lyon and Jennifer Westacott was published in The Australian on 16 June 2017. Sydney is getting its long-overdue second airport and that is very good news...

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Booking the Indigenous success dividend

This opinion article by Jennifer Westacott was published in The Deal magazine on 19 May 2017. Australians share a hardwired belief in fairness and progress. Yet for much of our history,...

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Only business can deliver on budget hopes

This opinion article by Grant King was published in The Australian Financial Review on 17 May 2017. Australia last recorded a budget surplus in 2007-08. Whenever surpluses have since been...

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What does a fair budget look like?

This essay by Jennifer Westacott was published in The Weekend Australian on May 6, 2017. It is part of the Priority for Prosperity series which explores core challenges for Australian society. Australians...

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Time to pull the plug on energy culture war

This essay by Jennifer Westacott was published in The Australian on 12 April, 2017. It was the fifth in the 'Priorities for Prosperity' series, which explored key policy issues affecting Australia's future success as...

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