Weekly roundup Saturday 23 October
Melbourne before its long lockdown. Is life returning to the city?
Weekly roundup of links to articles, reports, podcasts and other media on current political and economic issues in public policy.
Victoria and New South Wales — an experiment in progress. What do those vaccination percentages really mean? Why you'd be safer in Portugal than in Engand
How the rest of the world sees us. Sorry, Scott, Net zero 2050 is meaningless
Who and who hasn't shared in this century's higher incomes. Shoddy housing.
Siev-X. Australia's new president.
If you think our parliament is tricky, spare a thought for Joe. Big money lines up against the Democrats.
We want infrastructre as long as it's green. People in the bush don't love any politicians very much.
Australia Institute. Joe Walker's Jolly Swagman. UTS Uncomfortable Conversations.
If you have feasted yourself on this selection, Australian websites with regular comment and analysis on economic and political developments include The Conversation, The Grattan Institute, Inside Story, The Lowy Institute, Michael West Media, Open Forum, Pearls and Irritations.
If you have comments, corrections, or links to other relevant sources, I’d like to hear from you. Please send them to Ian McAuley — ian, at the domain name ianmcauley.com