Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced business commentators. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report. Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website. Alan is the regular finance presenter on the ABC News and producer of the popular nightly graph (or two).
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry says modelling by Deloitte raises doubt about other analysts’ conclusion that the renewables target hurts power generators more than consumers. But given the track record of the Chamber's Kate Carnell on price rise claims, there's a bit of doubt hanging over her.
The Queensland Premier's leadership style is grating on his northern Brisbane electorate, putting him in the running to become just the second leader in Australian history to lose a seat in a re-elected government.
The Environment Minister has given the first sign the government is undergoing a pragmatic rethink of its jihad on carbon reduction initiatives and institutions in light of Clive Palmer's Al Gore moment.