Posts Categorized: Economy

Asset recycling as a basis for prosperty

Imagine you are sitting alone in the corridor opposite the door to the room in which the elected members of Government are debating the sale of “Roo Infrastructure”, an icon.  Your job as a public servant is to brief those in the room on facts, on the hard facts of the likely proceeds and other net benefits to be reaped from such a sale.  Your audience will be hostile, with most of those in the room not wanting to analyse what you have to say.  They have already determined their position on the Treasurer’s proposal.

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A great shared tradition

Labor’s had three years in opposition but it has failed to learn the right lessons. One is that there is nothing wrong with a good privatisation.

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