News and interviews on Joe Hockey including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Thursday, 07 June 2012
Europe's politicians, like Australia's, have little grip on the real banking situation in their countries. And the market's belief that they'll wake up and flush the system with cash may or may not eventuate.
Friday, 04 May 2012
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has commenced a formal investigation into price information sharing arrangements in the retail petrol industry.
Thursday, 27 January 2011
Julia Gillard is set to push ahead with plans to introduce an increase to the Medicare levy to help offset the cost of the devastating floods in Queensland.
Monday, 10 January 2011
Wayne Swan's approach to banking reform shows he's learnt from the mining tax disaster. But when shareholders realise the hit they've taken they'll direct their anger at Swan and Joe Hockey, then their CEO.
Thursday, 09 December 2010
The Senate committee need to be reminded that while competition in banking is a good thing, too much competition can destabilise the system – as a new admission by CBA shows.
Friday, 29 October 2010
With consumer sentiment strong, it’s time to drop the discounting mentality and emphasise quality, value and customer relationships
ANZ chief likens shadow treasurer to Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez
Friday, 22 October 2010
If you have what the market is looking for – quality goods or deeply discounted imports – now is the time to consider a little direct marketing to preferred customers.
Thursday, 12 August 2010
Opposition attacks the Government for its wasteful spending practices by promising to produce personal tax receipt statements to show individual tax payers where their tax dollars have been spent.
Monday, 09 August 2010
Tony Abbott failed to communicate on communications yesterday, leaving everyone wondering about the future of the national broadband network under a coalition government.
Wednesday, 21 July 2010
Grant experts say the Enterprise Connect program is just starting to gain traction with medium-sized companies and deliver real benefits to growing firms.
Tuesday, 06 July 2010
The Opposition attacks the Government’s new mining tax deal, saying it will be employers and not the Government that will be left holding the bill for increased super payments.
Friday, 25 June 2010
Treasurer Wayne Swan, architect of the stinker of a budget handed down in May, must now work quickly with Prime Minister Gillard to release a mini-budget that makes sense.
Thursday, 20 May 2010
Opposition Treasury spokesman Joe Hockey unveils a plan he says will save the Federal Budget $46.7 billion, but will also reverse the Rudd Government’s plan to cut the corporate tax rate.
Monday, 19 April 2010
If the Liberal Party is supposed to love the business community, Tony Abbott and his team have a funny way of showing it.
Thursday, 21 January 2010
The Government’s lashing of the Opposition for daring to suggest assistance to the car and clothing sectors should be reassessed is silly.
Monday, 04 January 2010
You can tell it’s an election year when politicians are promising tax cuts for small businesses.
Tuesday, 08 December 2009
Federal opposition leader Tony Abbott has announced a new front bench, less than one week after former leader Malcolm Turnbull was voted out of his position.
Tuesday, 01 December 2009
Tony Abbot has been elected leader of the Liberal Party after beating Malcolm Turnbull by one vote in a party-room vote.
Monday, 30 November 2009
As opposition treasury spokesman Joe Hockey emerges as the potential new leader of the Liberal Party, Turnbull refuses to step aside.