Scott Morrison

Budget to distinguish good and bad debt

The federal budget will distinguish between “good” debt, incurred to boost growth, and “bad” debt, used to finance welfare and other recurrent spending, writes Michelle Grattan. Read More

Tom Burton: no more dead cats, please!

If governments are serious about transforming the public sector, parliaments are going to have to stop throwing dead cats, like Scott Morrison’s new overseas GST bill, over the wall. They create a spaghetti of bespoke business rules that need more bureaucrats, not less, to maintain. Read More