John Roskam

Stage 4 A $3.17 Billion Hit Per Week To The Victorian Economy

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has estimated that Stage 4 restrictions imposed by the Victorian Government will hit Gross State Product by $3.17 billion per week….

 

The Rage Of The Economics Establishment

An article on these pages last weekend by this newspaper’s economics correspondent, Matthew Cranston, titled “We need reform like we’ve never seen before” revealed everything that’s wrong with what Australians are told…

 

ABC Adept At Playing Cuts Victim

The current behaviour of the ABC’s management and staff is a perfect demonstration of just how removed the national broadcaster has become from mainstream Australia. By complaining the way it…

 

The Tyranny Of The Righteous Mob

“Like Saturn, the Revolution devours its children” is a phrase relevant to what’s happening to universities, media organisations, and even to fashionably “woke” comedians. Another apposite phrase is to be…

 

We Need To Do Reform, Not Talk It

With the economy in recession, Prime Minister Scott Morrison should spend less time trying to be popular and attempting to be everyone’s friend and more time advocating for the policies…

 

Voice Of Small Business Is Silent On The COVID-19 Commission

Senator Michaelia Cash is the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business in the Morrison government. It’s one thing for a minister to have such a title. It’s another…

 

Why It’s Time To Get Back To Point-Scoring

The sooner politics in Australia returns to normal the better. A national cabinet of the Prime Minister and premiers was a good idea at the time, but it has now…

 

Poll: 41% Of Australians Want Petty Lockdown Restrictions Eased

A new nationally representative poll of 1,012 Australians commissioned by free-market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs, with data collected by Dynata between 24-26 April, 2020, asked Australians to…

 

Don’t Tie Recovery In Red Tape

The best way of getting fire-devastated communities back on their feet would be to create special economic zones exempt from taxes, charges and regulations. In the weeks and months ahead…