The behaviour of Australia's biggest banks isn't getting better. Instead the Australia Institute claims banks have emerged from the financial crisis with more market share and the opportunity to make too much profit.
What does the MCA stand for? Mainly Coal Advocacy
A new report from The Australia Institute shows that the Minerals Council of Australia’s coal advocacy is out of all proportion with its members’ interests
What does the MCA stand for?
The Minerals Council of Australia featured in 1,594 Australian news stories in the last year mentioning coal. This was three times more than iron ore, far more than any other mineral.
Electric Vehicles in Australia - Report
Governments around the world offer incentives to support electric vehicles. Australia does not. This paper examines how we can boost electric vehicle sales – in four proven, low-cost ways.
Australians prefer demand response over new power stations: Poll
New polling of 1,421 Australians, released today by The Australia Institute’s Climate & Energy Program, shows voters would prefer to see governments increasing energy conservation rather than building new power stations.
ARENA and AEMO on the money with Demand Management
The Australia Institute’s Climate & Energy Program says the demand response pilots announced by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) will reduce electricity prices for consumers.
72% of Coalition voters want a Clean Energy Target
The Australia Institute’s new Climate & Energy Program has today released national polling showing 78% support for a Clean Energy Target (CET). 72% of Liberal and National Party voters support a CET.
Submarines or rape counselling? Priorities are the measure of any government
Is the purpose of being in government primarily to keep the opposition from doing it? The Coalition is now in its fifth year in power, yet it spends more time blaming Labor for the country's problems than spelling out its own plans to improve Australians' lives.
In this Melbourne Conversations event looking at personal health, a selection of speakers discuss how we are dealing with the changing world with respect to social wellbeing, the increasing speed of daily life, environmental health and the role of pharmacology.
The speakers are: Dr Richard Denniss, Executive Director of The Australia Institute; Dr Olivia Carter NHMRC Research Fellow and Lecturer, the University of Melbourne; and, Prof Rob Moodie the Chair of Global Health, the Nossal Institute of Global Health.