Articles from Peter Martin
Joe Hockey hung the Treasury boss Martin Parkinson out to dry today. Offered two opportunities to endorse him in the role he declined.
Australians will have to either pay more tax or expect poorer government services, the head of the Treasury has warned.
Dr Martin Parkinson told a post-budget function in Sydney the share of the economy devoted to tax had suffered its most dramatic slide since the 1950s.
On the next day, the first day of the baby bonus, the number of recorded births jumped to 978."