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.
Spending on schools is part of Tasmania’s budgetary problem, and has to be part of the solutionTasmania | 12th July 2011
Article published in the Launceston Examiner, 12th July 2011
Productivity, Prosperity and Tasmanian Living StandardsTasmania | 26th February 2007
Presentation to a lunch hosted by the Tasmanian Liberals, 26th February 2007
Tasmania’s Economy: Lots of Progress but lots still to doTasmania | 8th December 2006
Talk to the Economic Society of Australia (Tasmanian Branch) Tasmanian Economic Forum, 8th December 2006