TV, Radio and Print Media
The Morrison Government’s “Super for Housing” (with Peter Ryan)Australian Society and Politics, Economic Policies, Housing, News, Recent Media Interview | 16th May 2022
Saul Eslake talks to ABC News’ Peter Ryan about the Morrison Government’s policy of allowing would-be first home buyers to use their superannuation savings for a deposit (and responding to suggestions by Minister Jane Hume that his views were the result of his owning more than one property – which he doesn’t).
Why Reserve Bank needs to raise rates next weekAustralian Society and Politics, Economic Policies, News, Recent Media Interview, The Australian Economy | 28th April 2022
Saul talked with The Conversation’s Chief Political Correspondent Michelle Grattan on 27th April about this week’s much bigger-than-expected March quarter inflation data, and its implications for next week’s RBA Board meeting and for the current election campaign.
“Why ‘less’ could be more when it comes to solving housing affordability crisis” – interview with Melbourne radio 3AW’s Tom ElliottAustralian Society and Politics, Housing, News | 22nd April 2022
I spoke with Melbourne radio 3AW’s ‘Drive’ presenter Tom Elliott on 22nd April about why successive governments’ policies designed (so they say) to reverse the 56-year slide in home ownership rates have failed. https://omny.fm/shows/drive-with-tom-elliott/prominent-economist-explains-why-less-could-be-mor
“Better economic managers”: a factcheck with Saul EslakeAustralian Society and Politics, Economic Policies, News, Recent Media Interview, The Australian Economy | 13th April 2022
Saul talks to Linda Mottram, of ABC Radio’s flagship program “PM” about the accuracy of political parties’ claims, during election campaigns like the current one, to be “better economic managers” than their opponents
How greed and politics threaten Tasmanian living standardsAustralian Society and Politics, Economic Policies, News, Tasmania | 12th April 2022
Article published by the Tasmanian magazine Forty South about the corruption of the long-standing principles under which revenues from the GST (and before the introduction of the GST in 2000, ‘general purpose grants’ from the Federal Government) are shared among Australia’s states and territories How greed and politics threaten Tasmanian living standards