Gas companies in Australia made up to $40 billion in windfall profits in the last year due to the war in Ukraine, and global price spikes. There are growing calls for a windfall profits tax to claw back some of these war profits, to fund essential services in Australia.
This was recorded on Tuesday 18th October 2022 and things may have changed since recording.
Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director, the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett
Richard Denniss, Executive Director, the Australia Institute // @RDNS_TAI
Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey
Edited by: Emily Perkins
Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions