I did most of my education in Tasmania and, after spending almost 34 years on what Tasmanians call ‘the mainland’, returned to Tasmania in December 2014. Both while I was living away, and since returning, I’ve maintained a keen interest in the progress (or, at times, lack of it) of Australia’s smallest state. The pieces here represent some of my efforts to advocate for policies which, in my opinion, would result in a stronger Tasmanian economy and improved living standards for Tasmanians.
Economist Saul Eslake details what the significant deficit means for our nationEconomic Policies, News, Tasmania, The Australian Economy | 7th October 2020
Post Budget2020 interview with Tasmanian Talks‘ Aaron Stevens, 6th October 2020 BUDGET 2020: A Tasmania Talks deep dive
Tasmanian economist Saul Eslake previews 2020 Federal BudgetEconomic Policies, News, Tasmania | 6th October 2020
Preview of 2020 Federal Budget with Tasmanian Talks‘ Aaron Stevens, 5th October 2020
Saul talks to well-known business commentator Peter SwitzerNews, Tasmania, Taxation | 17th September 2020
Interview with Peter Switzer, 17th September 2020 Saul talks to well-known business commentator Peter Switzer about tax preferences for small business, and his proposal for the re-introduction of what Peter insists on calling a ‘death tax’ in Tasmania
Tassie economist Saul Eslake calls for discussions around tax reform in new report – Tasmania TalksNews, Tasmania, Taxation | 16th September 2020
Saul talks to Tasmania Talks’ Aaron Stevens about Reforming Tasmania’s tax system: some options report, 16th Sep 2020.