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Issue 3

Daylight savings time

This weekend much of Australia’s Eastern seaboard will switch to daylight savings time (DST). Being in Western Australia where it is not practiced (it was defeated in a compulsory 2009 referendum), the only annoyance is making sure I’m… Read on →

Delivered on 05 October 2018. About a 1 min read.


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Issue 2

Creative destruction and the NBN

One of my many concerns about Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) was the toll it would take on future innovation and competition. A legislated monopoly, entrepreneurs would be forbidden from competing with it, eliminating potential consumer benefits before they… Read on →

Delivered on 04 October 2018. About a 1 min read.


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Issue 1

Keeping it simple

Welcome to my blog! Some background: I used to run an independent economic research firm, Pixelics, but recently accepted a role at the Department of Treasury in Western Australia. Running both at the same time - and avoiding conflicts -… Read on →

Delivered on 03 October 2018. About a 1 min read.