Category: LNP Economic Management

US, UK and Australia agree new Asia Pacific security pact | Military News | Al Jazeera

Doing Business with LNP Australia and “That Fella Down Under ”

Australia signed a multi-billion dollar contract to buy French submarines in 2016. The new agreement effectively ends that deal. “This is a decision contrary to the letter and the spirit of the cooperation that prevailed between France and Australia,” France’s foreign ministry said in a statement. “The American choice, which leads to the removal of an ally and a European partner like France from a longstanding partnership with Australia, at a time when we are facing unprecedented challenges in the Indo-Pacific region… marks a lack of consistency that France cannot but note and regret,” it added.

Source: US, UK and Australia agree new Asia Pacific security pact | Military News | Al Jazeera

Gucci Handbag: Josh Frydenberg’s JobKeeper gifts to Gucci and Prada – Michael West Media

Gucci, JobKeeper

Gucci and Prada owe Josh Frydenberg a debt of gratitude. Louis Vuitton is not alone. The Italian high fashion houses got JobKeeper too. Michael West and Callum Foote report as evidence emerges the Treasurer opted to ignore advice regarding a claw-back mechanism to get the money back from profitable companies.

Source: Gucci Handbag: Josh Frydenberg’s JobKeeper gifts to Gucci and Prada – Michael West Media

ATO will not recover $180 million in JobKeeper from businesses that made ‘honest mistakes’ when applying – ABC News

Chris Jordan stares intently while answering a question at Senate Estimates. His brow is furrowed.

RoboDebt wasn’t as generous as the ATO

Pressure mounts to publicly name companies that received JobKeeper while turnover increased ATO will not pursue $180 million in JobKeeper payments to businesses that made ‘honest mistakes’ Questions were raised about the definition of ‘small and medium business’

Source: ATO will not recover $180 million in JobKeeper from businesses that made ‘honest mistakes’ when applying – ABC News

“Everybody did it”: wealthy doctors lobbies ride JobKeeper gravy train – Michael West Media

JobKeeper

JobKeeper for dentists? Fair enough. But more public subsidies for doctors’ lobby groups who enjoyed rising surpluses or hardly suffered a downturn? Callum Foote reports on Australia’s Medical Colleges refusing to pay back the millions in JobKeeper payments.

Source: “Everybody did it”: wealthy doctors lobbies ride JobKeeper gravy train – Michael West Media

Political Dynamite: JobKeeper for billionaires a campaign wrecker for Morrison, Frydenberg – Michael West Media

JobKeeper, Bernard Arnaultld

Big business doesn’t vote, small business does. That’s the dilemma for Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg as they try to keep JobKeeper secret heading into the election. Michael West reports.

Source: Political Dynamite: JobKeeper for billionaires a campaign wrecker for Morrison, Frydenberg – Michael West Media

High-End Heist: Josh sells Pauline the dummy, JobKeeper heat rises – Michael West Media

Pauline Hanson

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and his big business patrons are in crisis mode amid rising demands to end the JobKeeper cover-up and disclose the transfer of billions to from average Australians to large and profitable companies. Michael West on the unfolding political drama.

Source: High-End Heist: Josh sells Pauline the dummy, JobKeeper heat rises – Michael West Media

Australian Electricity Market Operator predicts stable supply despite closures of coal-fired power stations – ABC News

A view of Lake Liddell with the Liddell power station reflected in the background.

Taylor suppresses and bullshits about the real information experts supply on our power grid

The manager of the country’s electricity markets has dropped its warning that Australia faces a power supply shortage AEMO says the closure of coal plants in coming years will be shored up by new battery and gas plants Possible flooding at Yallourn station in Victoria remains the biggest short-term risk to supply

Source: Australian Electricity Market Operator predicts stable supply despite closures of coal-fired power stations – ABC News

Australian public fed nonsense as country heads to “irreversible” decision. | by Matt Barrie | Aug, 2021 | Medium

Everything Morrison’s Plan isn’t: Israel is sliding and failing Taiwan isn’t it’s back to ZERO

“Countries that consistently aim for elimination — ie, maximum action to  stop community transmission as quickly as possible — have generally fared better than countries that opt for mitigation targeted way to reduce cases so as not to overwhelm health-care systems.”  Countries opting for elimination fare better for health, economy & civil liberties. Source: The Lancet.

Joint modeling for the “opening up” strategy has been conducted by the Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing at University of Western Australia, the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis at the University of Melbourne and an independent modeling expert. “If 70% of adult Australians (excluding children <16 years) were fully vaccinated, but with a 95% vaccination level for those aged ≥60 years, the AZ-mRNA strategy would eventually result in some 6.9 million symptomatic COVID-19 cases, 154,000 hospitalisations, and 29,000 fatalities.” It concludes: “The consequences of opening up prematurely could prove to be both irreversible and unacceptable. Aus

Source: Australian public fed nonsense as country heads to “irreversible” decision. | by Matt Barrie | Aug, 2021 | Medium

Australian Christian Lobby says believers should push for COVID freedoms, not ‘fear death’

Martyn Iles of the Australian Christian Lobby.

The Australian Christian Lobby has called on its supporters not to “fear death” and instead push state governments to end COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions. In an email to members on Friday night, managing director Martyn Iles said the coronavirus was here to stay and that he was “not afraid to face the inevitable”. “Christians should lead the way on this because fear of death’s a condition from which Christ has freed us,” Mr Iles wrote. “The truth is, we must face the virus, either sooner or later because it’s not going anywhere. But fear is ruling the day at great cost.

Source: Australian Christian Lobby says believers should push for COVID freedoms, not ‘fear death’

Australia COVID: JobKeeper overpayments should be returned to taxpayers, voters say

JobKeeper helped keep many Australians off welfare support through last year’s lockdown, but some firms have used the program to boost profits and executive dividends.

Australians overwhelmingly believe companies that have used the federal government’s $98 billion JobKeeper program to boost their profits should be made to repay the cash.

Source: Australia COVID: JobKeeper overpayments should be returned to taxpayers, voters say

Frydenberg’s revolving door

The man in charge of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s office was running corporate affairs at Westpac’s BT when the superannuation giant was aggressively covering up a major scandal involving the gouging billions of dollars from its members.

Source: Frydenberg’s revolving door

Climate change has already hit Australia. Unless we act now, a hotter, drier and more dangerous future awaits, IPCC warns

Australia is experiencing widespread, rapid climate change not seen for thousands of years and may warm by 4℃ or more this century, according to a highly anticipated report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The assessment, released on Monday, also warns of unprecedented increases in climate extremes such as bushfires, floods and drought. But it says deep, rapid emissions cuts could spare Australia, and the world, from the most severe warming and associated harms.

Source: Climate change has already hit Australia. Unless we act now, a hotter, drier and more dangerous future awaits, IPCC warns

Michael Pascoe: Rorting – is it true “they all do it”?

The Coalition members’ attempt to run interference in Senate estimates for their colleagues caught breaching ministerial standards on #carporkrorts basically came down to the claim “they all do it”. Such is the low ebb of Australian politics.

Source: Michael Pascoe: Rorting – is it true “they all do it”?

Degrowth economy: The climate solution no one is talking about

In the end, the economy is a man-made construct. It can be changed. The laws of nature, however, cannot. It would be tragic to look back and think we gave it all up because we weren’t brave enough to challenge the insane notion of endless growth on a finite planet with the urgency it deserves.

Source: Degrowth economy: The climate solution no one is talking about

Businesses that had no downturn from Covid crisis received $12.5bn jobkeeper windfall | Australian politics | The Guardian

An analysis by the Parliamentary Budget Office found $4.6bn in jobkeeper flowed to businesses whose turnover actually increased

REAL CRIME IN AUSTRALIA ISN’T POLICED

Payments described as ‘waste of public money’ represent almost 14% of the $90bn program

Source: Businesses that had no downturn from Covid crisis received $12.5bn jobkeeper windfall | Australian politics | The Guardian

Wren’s Week: Liberal Party are intergenerational thieves

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has failed monumentally. Malcolm Turnbull before him failed and prior to him, Abbott, the destroyer, added to the damage of John Howard’s legacy. Why anyone under 35 would vote for the Liberals has got me beat. They would be like turkeys voting for Christmas.

Source: Wren’s Week: Liberal Party are intergenerational thieves

Grattan on Friday: Morrison wrong to try to influence advice from expert immunisation group

Scott Morrison this week more or less trashed Australia’s top advisory body on immunisation, in remarks that were at best ill-judged and at worst alarming. On Wednesday Morrison told a news conference he (or the government) made a “constant appeal” to the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) to review its advice on AstraZeneca according to the balance of risk. On Thursday he said on radio: “I’ve just simply said balance of risk is changing, guys, so how is that impacting on your advice, and it’s time to think about that”. The “guys” (and girls) on ATAGI are obviously as aware as anyone of the changing risk profile as cases increase.

Source: Grattan on Friday: Morrison wrong to try to influence advice from expert immunisation group

Foreign multinational Max Solutions the biggest winner in pandemic jobs crisis – Michael West

Jobactive Max Solutions

A takeovers binge is in swing in the jobless sector as the biggest private provider of employment services, the foreign multinational Max Solutions, mops up smaller players and posts strong revenues from government. Stephanie Tran investigates the Jobactive scheme and the failure of privatisation.

Source: Foreign multinational Max Solutions the biggest winner in pandemic jobs crisis – Michael West

‘Carporks’: #Carparkrorts are far worse than we originally thought

Carporks government funding

As has been the pattern with the Morrison government’s rorting of federal grants for electoral purposes, it turns out the “#carporkrorts” scandal is even worse than it first appeared.

Source: ‘Carporks’: #Carparkrorts are far worse than we originally thought

Australia’s disastrous trade decisions may take decades to repair

Global export figures show which countries are handling current economic conditions well and those which aren’t. Australia is among the losers, along with Britain and the USA, writes Alan Austin.

Source: Australia’s disastrous trade decisions may take decades to repair

Politicians, pandemics and pork barrelling – » The Australian Independent Media Network

PLEASE will someone tell Scott Morrison that ‘normal’ no longer applies to the life of the future. Global warming IS the top priority. Failure to take action to keep emissions down – to actually reduce them – guarantees destruction of our last toehold on normality. Between politics, pandemics and pork barrelling, a ‘normal’ life is doomed!

Source: Politicians, pandemics and pork barrelling – » The Australian Independent Media Network

The real reason the budget is projected to stay in deficit for the next 40 years

Josh Frydenberg has said little about what the government’s response to the latest intergenerational report will be.

If you follow a rule that when a politician cries “look over there!” you make sure you stay looking over here, there’s much to be deduced from Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s Intergenerational Report, before we put it up on the shelf with its four predecessors.

Source: The real reason the budget is projected to stay in deficit for the next 40 years

The Morrison government wants to bail out coal-fired generators. Guess who’ll pay? | Tristan Edis | The Guardian

Powerlines and storm clouds above the Bayswater coal-fired power station near Muswellbrook, Australia

This is a desperate quick fix to try to rescue power station owners from an onslaught of renewable energy they should have seen coming

Source: The Morrison government wants to bail out coal-fired generators. Guess who’ll pay? | Tristan Edis | The Guardian

Government rorts drop political integrity down another notch

Scott Morrison Bridget McKenzie

This was and still is Phase 1 one of the Morrison Government Plan

Just when you thought it couldn’t, political integrity has dropped another notch. I thought we reached the low point in our rorting degradation last year when Gladys Berejiklian was metaphorically caught with her fingers in the paper shredder over $252 million worth of politicised council grants. The NSW Premier effectively said: ‘Yeah, it’s crook, you might not like it, but that’s the way it is, so too bad’. But on Sunday federal Finance Minister Simon Birmingham went further when confronted with the Morrison government’s $660 million #carparkrorts. According to the leader of the government in the Senate, it’s all our fault, “it’s what electorates expect”. At least Ms Berejiklian was capable of admitting to the pork barrelling.

Source: Government rorts drop political integrity down another notch

Big, blatant rort: how Morrison and Tudge picked dud car park projects

What happened when the government spent hundreds of millions of dollars on car parks intended for electoral gain? Waste of taxpayer money on a colossal scale, and a revolt in victoria.

Source: Big, blatant rort: how Morrison and Tudge picked dud car park projects

Barnaby Joyce’s 14 greatest achievements

Barnaby’s back! To those of us who have witnessed leaders’ heads roll within the Coalition faster than their accusing fingers can point to “Labor, Labor Labor!”, it seems beyond farcical.

Source: Barnaby Joyce’s 14 greatest achievements

Barnaby Joyce restoration spells trouble for Scott Morrison

Barnaby Joyce Scott Morrison trouble

Who’s Mining the Store Barnaby is

There are real fears in the Morrison government that junior Coalition party – the Nationals – will derail its carefully laid re-election plans.

Source: Barnaby Joyce restoration spells trouble for Scott Morrison

Government’s “appalling” error, rejects offer of 40 million Pfizer doses in July 2020 – Michael West

After claiming “official” discussions with Pfizer had only started in December, Health Minister Greg Hunt has finally confirmed that the government met with Pfizer last July to discuss purchasing the Pfizer vaccine. Sources say Australia was given options for as many doses as needed to be delivered in January this year, yet government officials turned down the offer Callum Foote reports.

Source: Government’s “appalling” error, rejects offer of 40 million Pfizer doses in July 2020 – Michael West

Government’s “appalling” error, rejects offer of 40 million Pfizer doses in July 2020 – Michael West

After claiming “official” discussions with Pfizer had only started in December, Health Minister Greg Hunt has finally confirmed that the government met with Pfizer last July to discuss purchasing the Pfizer vaccine. Sources say Australia was given options for as many doses as needed to be delivered in January this year, yet government officials turned down the offer Callum Foote reports.

Source: Government’s “appalling” error, rejects offer of 40 million Pfizer doses in July 2020 – Michael West

Liberal-led committee says Angus Taylor’s planned change to renewable energy agency could be illegal | Renewable energy | The Guardian

Angus Taylor

A Liberal-led committee has told the Morrison government its plan to change the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) so it can fund a broader range of technologies including some using fossil fuels could be illegal. The standing committee for the scrutiny of delegated legislation has written to the energy minister, Angus Taylor, expressing concern that his proposal to change Arena’s remit without legislation goes beyond what the parliament envisaged when it passed laws to create the agency.

Source: Liberal-led committee says Angus Taylor’s planned change to renewable energy agency could be illegal | Renewable energy | The Guardian

Australia’s competitiveness drops to lowest level in 25 years – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Australia’s competitiveness drops to lowest level in 25 years: WCY 2021 Australia has fallen four places to 22nd in a global ranking of the competitiveness of 64 nations released today. It is Australia’s worst result in 25 years. CEDA Chief Economist Jarrod Ball said our performance in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2021 showed we could not afford to stand still, despite our early success in managing the COVID-19 pandemic and recent strong economic recovery. “Australia cannot waste any time getting match-fit for the post-pandemic era,” Mr Ball said. “The rankings show business will need to do a lot of the heavy lifting, with business efficiency leading Australia’s slide in the rankings, driven by a lacklustre 58th place for management practices. “We are among the lowest-ranked of 64 nations on company agility, entrepreneurship, customer satisfaction and credibility of managers.

Source: Australia’s competitiveness drops to lowest level in 25 years – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Morrison government’s $600m gas power plant at Kurri Kurri not needed and won’t cover costs, analysts say | Energy | The Guardian

File photo of powerlines

A $600m gas power plant promised by the Morrison government is not needed and has no prospect of generating enough revenue to justify its cost, according to a new analysis. A report by Victoria University’s energy policy centre suggested the case for the Hunter Valley plant, to be built by the publicly owned Snowy Hydro with taxpayers’ funds, failed on several grounds.

Source: Morrison government’s $600m gas power plant at Kurri Kurri not needed and won’t cover costs, analysts say | Energy | The Guardian

Concerns about NBN overuse highlight Coalition Government’s failings

Many long-term issues plaguing the NBN could’ve been avoided if it was an all-fibre network, writes Paul Budde. RECENTLY, IT was reported that a new Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Commissioner, Anna Brakey, said: We’ve got an opportunity to have a look at the regulatory framework and to make sure, that we efficiently use the NBN. If we set prices too low, there would be overuse of the NBN. And as a result, that would require more investment that just would not be efficient. It would not be valued by people because we priced it too low in the first place. But if we set the price too high, there will be underuse of the asset and potentially bypass. So, without a doubt, I think, getting the NBN regulatory framework, giving that attention and coming up with a new [special access undertaking] or revised SAU, is by far my biggest priority for this year. It’s astonishing to hear from the ACCC that they think that the “NBN could be overused” and that “customers would not value it anymore”. The ACCC is mandated to act on behalf of the consumers, not the NBN company. The fact that she is in favour of protecting the NBN in the knowledge o

Source: Concerns about NBN overuse highlight Coalition Government’s failings

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Secret NDIS report warns of backlash unless government is ‘seen’ to have listened

NDIS Minister Linda Reynolds has paused the implementation of independent assessments.

A secret marketing strategy to convince Australians to support a controversial overhaul of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) says the federal government must be “seen” to have listened to concerns of disability groups, who will be targeted with an extensive campaign. A leaked communications and engagement strategy from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), which administers the $26 billion scheme, reveals an aim to announce a legislation date in late August. It also aims to combat any backlash from the disability community through what Labor calls an “expensive multi-media spin campaign”.

Source: Secret NDIS report warns of backlash unless government is ‘seen’ to have listened

Morrison government under fire over Covid vaccine delays as Victoria enters lockdown | Australian politics | The Guardian

Australian health minister Greg Hunt speaks in parliament as prime minister Scott Morrison watches on

The Morrison government has come under attack over “failed” quarantine arrangements and the sluggish pace of the national vaccine rollout as Victoria enters a seven-day “circuit breaker” lockdown. There is mounting concern the latest virus wave could have become “uncontrollable” with almost 30 cases in the Melbourne-based cluster. The acting Victorian premier, James Merlino, on Thursday pointed to vaccine delays and “aged care facilities where not one person has been vaccinated” as practical problems in managing the response. Both are the responsibility of the federal government. His Labor colleagues in Canberra declared the situation could have been avoided.

Source: Morrison government under fire over Covid vaccine delays as Victoria enters lockdown | Australian politics | The Guardian

Breaking: Number Of Australians Vaccinated Just Exceeded Number Of Government Announcements On The Subject! – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Ok, here’s a brief timeline of events in the vaccine rollout. August 2020: Scott Morrison announces that Australia has secured 25 million doses of the Oxford Astra-Zeneca vaccines and that it would mean “early access” for all Australians. The vaccines would be “as mandatory as you could possibly make it.”

Source: Breaking: Number Of Australians Vaccinated Just Exceeded Number Of Government Announcements On The Subject! – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Chinese property developer wins funding for Aboriginal work-for-the-dole scheme | Indigenous Australians | The Guardian

File photo of cattle at the Northern Territory Cattlemen Association’s Bohning Yards, Alice Springs

Companies linked to tax havens and one of China’s wealthiest property developers have been handed federal government grants to employ remote Aboriginal work-for-the-dole participants under the 1,000 jobs program – a scheme that was supposed to primarily benefit Indigenous business. The $50m, 1,000 jobs program, which aims to generate employment for Aboriginal jobseekers and businesses in remote Australia, has created just 400 jobs in the two years it has been running. The program offers a wage subsidy to support businesses to take on Community Development Program (CDP) participants as new, ongoing employees for a minimum of 15 hours per week, making payments once an employer provides evidence of employment outcomes. Coalition scraps remote work-for-the-dole program for Indigenous Australians Read more When the former Indigenous affairs minister Nigel Scullion launched the scheme in 2019, he said it would have “focus on supporting Indigenous businesses” and would help “businesses operating in remote Australia to expand”. Advertisement But the Guardian can reveal that among the companies approved to receive the payment are Shiying Yougawalla No.2 Pty Ltd and Argyle Cattle Company

Source: Chinese property developer wins funding for Aboriginal work-for-the-dole scheme | Indigenous Australians | The Guardian

Less than 2 per cent: The real numbers of the vaccine rollout – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Yesterday, Canberra again promised that we’ll be vaccinated by Christmas. Yet, three months into the rollout and only 1.9% of NSW has had both doses.

Source: Less than 2 per cent: The real numbers of the vaccine rollout – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Scott Morrison’s claim Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions are falling does ‘not stack up’ | Climate change | The Guardian

A lone tree stands near a water trough in a vast drought-effected paddock

Despite official accounts showing Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions are falling, its contribution to the climate crisis has increased over the past 15 years once areas beyond the federal government’s control – the drought and emissions from land and forests – are excluded. Scott Morrison told a climate leaders summit hosted by the US president, Joe Biden, last month that Australia had cut its emissions by 19% since 2005. The prime minister said it was “more than most other similar economies” had done and the country was “on the pathway to net zero”. An analysis by the Australia Institute found the reduction in emissions over the past 15 years was largely due to two major shocks beyond government control – the drought and the pandemic – and mostly historical changes in the amount of CO2 released from the land and forests. Fossil fuel and other emissions not linked to the land or agriculture sectors – those from electricity, industry, mining, transport and landfill – actually increased by 7% prior to Covid-19. The institute found on this basis Australia had done much less to reduce emissions than several comparable countries, including the US, UK and members of the European Un

Source: Scott Morrison’s claim Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions are falling does ‘not stack up’ | Climate change | The Guardian

Australian subsidies give oil refineries the whole carrot farm while electric vehicles get the stick | Richie Merzian | The Guardian

Prime Minister Scott Morrison (centre) visits. an oil refinery in Gladstone, Queensland, in January.

The federal government has announced a fuel security package to shore up Australia’s two remaining oil refineries, in Geelong and in Brisbane, with a hefty price tag of up to $2bn. Australia’s response to fuel security has been a hodgepodge of ineffective policies and taxpayer-funded subsidies, and this week’s announcement is another Band-Aid solution. It sits neatly in the budget alongside the $8bn in fuel tax credits (which is set to rise to just under $10bn in five years).

Source: Australian subsidies give oil refineries the whole carrot farm while electric vehicles get the stick | Richie Merzian | The Guardian

“Political Stunt”: how the Budget cash splash means profit to providers over aged care reform – Michael West

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The Budget cash splash in aged care has rendered the Royal Commission a political stunt as the billions in extra funding are not tied to reform measures or direct care and food for elderly Australians. Dr Sarah Russell reports.

Source: “Political Stunt”: how the Budget cash splash means profit to providers over aged care reform – Michael West

Revealed: Australia defies UN pleas over atrocities in Yemen, escalates weapons exports to Saudis – Michael West

Yemen, Defence Department, Saudi ArabiaDocuments released under Freedom of Information reveal Australia approved 103 military export permits to UAE and Saudi during the Yemen war – and denied just three permit applications. Michelle Fahy investigates Australia’s escalating export trade in weapons with the Saudi dictatorship, in defiance of its international commitments.

Source: Revealed: Australia defies UN pleas over atrocities in Yemen, escalates weapons exports to Saudis – Michael West

Minister Pitt uses extraordinary powers to veto renewable energy project

$280 million in funding for a wind and battery hub in Queensland has been axed because it is ‘inconsistent’ with the Morrison government’s policies.

Source: Minister Pitt uses extraordinary powers to veto renewable energy project

Coalition’s $10bn scheme to curb rising insurance premiums in Queensland may not improve affordability | Insurance industry | The Guardian

Stranded vehicles in floodwaters in Townsville in 2019.

Government should focus on ‘disaster mitigation rather than clean-up’ as climate change events increase, industry experts say

Source: Coalition’s $10bn scheme to curb rising insurance premiums in Queensland may not improve affordability | Insurance industry | The Guardian

Crooked Consulting: EY and Deloitte spruik climate on one hand, the explosion in new coal projects on the other – Michael West

Australia is building a slew of new coal projects just as global demand for coal is in retreat. It’s justified by “independent expert” reports from the likes of Big Four firms Deloitte and EY. Luke Stacey and Michael West report on the flawed economics and compromised reports of the consultants.

Source: Crooked Consulting: EY and Deloitte spruik climate on one hand, the explosion in new coal projects on the other – Michael West