The Queensland Government’s policy for boosting the biofuels industry isn’t performing to expectations. And guess whose fault it is? Ours apparently, writes Robert MacDonald
Queensland will be in the firing line if an Australia-China trade war breaks out. Is there anything we can do about it except keep smiling? Robert MacDonald investigates
The world’s top management consulting firms are publishing free advice online. Is it worth the price? It could be, especially if you like Brazilian football or the poetry of Robbie Burns, writes Robert MacDonald
The Queensland Government has the machinery in place to “champion economic recovery across key industries and sectors”. But the private sector has to give them something to work with, writes Robert MacDonald
The Federal Government asked the Productivity Commission to look at remote tax assistance schemes but didn’t like the answer. The result? A great waste of time and money, writes Robert MacDonald
The Queensland Government is prepared to bet $200 million it can keep Virgin Airlines in the air and in Brisbane. But governments don’t have a great track record backing private companies with public money, writes Robert MacDonald
Landlords and commercial tenants will have to work out how to share the pain or face the risk of even more government intervention in their affairs, writes Robert MacDonald.