Off the Charts

A picture tells a thousand words and Off the Charts is where you’ll find the charts and graphs that tell the most interesting stories. Across all the areas the Australia Institute covers, we give you the pictures that help you understand what is really going on in the world.

The tax incentive for green hydrogen is a start, but it has a very, very long way to go

by Matthew Ryan

We need green hydrogen to have a net zero economy, but the amount estimated to be produced by the measures in the Budget show how far we have to go

No, the budget is not inflationary

by Greg Jericho

For a budget to be inflationary there needs to be actual evidence of surging demand. In this budget we have the opposite


Gas industry emissions will cost us much more than their so-called economic benefits

by Matthew Ryan

The emissions from the gas industry are delivering a devasting cost to our future

The decision to scrap the levy on waste exports means more plastics will end up in landfill

by Nina Gbor

Most plastic Australians use already ends up in landfill and the decision to scrap the levy on waste exports will only make things worse

“Sticky” inflation does not mean more rate rises are needed

by Greg Jericho

The majority of items driving inflation now are not responsive to further rate rises


April 2024

Federal funding for private schools

by Alexia Adhikari

In 2024, the Commonwealth Government will spend an estimated $29.1 billion on schools in Australia. More than half of this – $17.8 billion – will go to private schools.

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Off the Charts is curated by Greg Jericho, Chief Economist at the Australia Institute and the Centre for Future Work.

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