DOTE2015 also confirms the enduring cumulative social disadvantage of a small number of localities across Australia.
Many people's attitudes to financing the social impact sector are entrenched in the well meaning but somewhat patronising amateurism of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Today even lesser known artists maintain factory style production for their galleries and collectors. Their pieces are even booked in advance in massive quantities.
But overall, rising global demand and shrinking U.S. production (and other areas as well) will begin to eat away at inventory. It just requires some patience.
There is no presumption of innocence; importers must prove their timber is legal. Australian small business owners could become criminals because of illegal timber harvesting in other countries by other people.
An up front fee has no basis in logic, because Australia's depositor preference arrangements mean that the risk of loss to taxpayers from the FCS is negligible.
A government can stay irrational longer than it can stay solvent.
Either way, the obfuscation, mystification and irrationality of the neo-liberalism agenda will have to be sacrificed on the altar of decency.
The National Economic Summit was a non-event, a sad spectacle of influential and intelligent people dancing around the fire instead of jumping in and taking the heat for advocating what cannot be ignored.
Building enough solar and wind power to meet Labor's new target would cost the country 80 to 100 billion dollars.
A CNBC poll of oil traders, analysts, and major fund investors, aired on CNBC August 17, showed 95 percent believing the Saudis will not alter course.
It makes all the basic mistakes. It assumes we are not an innovative economy, innovation consists in advances in science and technology alone, and is something out there.