• Spectators

    NAB's problems are at home

    GOTTLIEBSEN: While analysts focus on the NAB’s UK situation, buried in its announcements are some serious Australian problems.


The Spectators

  • Xenophon's theoretical stick and Hunt's missing carrots

    The government's Direct Action scheme will pass the Senate but it doesn't pass muster. Senator Xenophon reckons he's added some stick but there's no trigger to use it and Minister Hunt's still pretending he's got enough carrots.