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Time for the ‘reform’ mantra to be modernised: My AFR column of yesterday

September 19, 2014 - 00:10 -- Admin

The Hawke LegacyBy the time economic reform matured as a political project – let’s date it from Paul Keating’s announcement about its popularity with the resident galah in every pet shop – it was already on the slide into the kind of ideological formula of mercantilism that Ken Henry so powerfully critiqued earlier this week.