The Australian and Northern Territory Governments continue to do all they can to help foreign gas companies including giving them gas for free, despite them paying next to no tax.
The Tasmanian salmon industry talks a big game about its importance to the economy, but it is rather quiet when it comes to paying tax
The evidence is clear – our current policies and targets are insufficient to prevent dangerous global warming, and not aligned with latest scientific research.
Consultancy companies like to boast they are committed to action on climate change, but they much prefer overstating the benefits of coal mines
The latest forecast for gas and coal exports show no sign of any shift away from fossil fuels
Once again the gas industry is crying wolf and telling us we need more gas to prevent shortages. But if you read beyond the scare quotes today’s report from Australia’s Energy Market Operator report shows we already have more than enough gas.
Right now the gas industry is booming, but the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax is not.
Australia’s and Norway’s economies both have massively profitable resource industries, but Norwegians receive a much larger and fairer share
Counting land use might make things look better, but it is a fake picture of Australia’s emissions
Off the Charts is curated by Greg Jericho, Chief Economist at the Australia Institute and the Centre for Future Work.
Emily Bird Office Manager
Luciana Lawe Davies Media Adviser