TV, Radio and Print Media
Economist Saul Eslake looks ahead to the budgetEconomic Policies, News | 26th April 2018
Kumi Taguchi | ABC-TV’s 7:30 | 26th April 2018 Saul discusses the Government’s decision to dump its proposed increase in the Medicare Levy (to fund additional spending on the National Disability Insurance Scheme) and provide for income tax cuts in the forthcoming 2018-19 federal Budget With the Government announcing its plan to scrap a proposed […]
Learning to make the most of lifeEducation, News, Publications | 17th April 2018
Saul Eslake | Chatter Matters | 17th April 2018 Op-ed article written for Chatter Matters, a public dialogue about communication, literacy,enablement, collaboration, and relational trust, curated by Rosalie Martin. This article was published in the Hobart Mercury newspaper on 17 th April 2018.
Labor’s policy on cash refunds for franking creditsNews, Taxation | 14th March 2018
Katharine Murphy | Guardian Australia | 14th March, 2018 In mid-March 2018 the Australian Labor Party foreshadowed that, if it formed government after the next election (due in 2019) it would no longer allow ‘franking credits’ (credits which shareholders in Australian companies receive for the tax paid by companies in which they own shares, which […]
Productivity Commission’s Draft Report on the GST revenue distribution formulaAustralian Society and Politics, News | 10th October 2017
Brian Carlton | Tasmania Talks | 10th October 2017 Interview with Northern Tasmania commercial radio’s Brian Carlton on the Productivity Commission’s draft report into the distribution of revenue from the GST among Australia’s State and Territory Governments (otherwise known as ‘horizontal fiscal equalization’), 10th October 2017 A productivity commission report has recommended that changes be […]
Leading economist Saul Eslake strikes gold with his adopted familyNews, Profile | 26th September 2017
Anne Mather | Hobart Mercury | 26th September 2017 Saul Eslake, with his wife Linda Arenella and two children Caroline Eslake, 15, and Jonathan Eslake, 10,says rhetoric about “gold standard” families can be offensive. Picture: Richard Jupe HE may be best known as a numbers man, but Saul Eslake has some ideas about family too. […]
What would happen if there were to be a housing ‘bust’?Housing, News | 6th June 2017
Jessica Haynes | ABC News | 6th June 2017 I’m not forecasting a ‘housing bust’, but in this interview with Jessica Haynes of ABC Online, published on 6th June 2017, I look at what might happen if there were to be one.