Why Universal Free Childcare is Possible

This is a thing that has dropped off radar. How quickly the public discourse moves. On Thursday 2 April, 2021 The Australian Government announced (temporary) free childcare for the covid pandemic. It is no secret the spending of governments lifted by hundreds of billions of dollars and yet no extra taxes were raised and our […]

Word War II and Post War Reconstruction

As part of a project into the history and development of Australian currency I have written a little more of the events that took place over WWII that led to Australia’s post war reconstruction. The events start at the end of the thirties and go through to just before the Commonwealth Bank was created and […]

Economics and Language

With all the talk of ‘the economy’, spending collapse and an oncoming recession with the Prime Minister stating “We cannot prevent all the many hardships, many sacrifices that we will face in the months ahead”  I thought it worth noting that yes it is possible to avoid any financial hardships and a recession. The analogies […]