I last looked at this report a year ago in my post State of the States: a CommSec Report. As I mentioned then, the economies of each of our eight states and territories are run separately and this report delves into their performances in some depth. These reports are released every quarter by Commsec and [...]


Last month I told you that my article Hard Yakka and the Cost of Living in Australia appeared in the November edition of Australia and New Zealand magazine. It didn’t. What did appear in that magazine was the article I am about to print below, which is the third and final part of my miniseries [...]