Weekly roundup Saturday 6 November

Arcade in Melbourne house

Summer 2019 – the new normal?

Weekly roundup of links to articles, reports, podcasts and other media on current political and economic issues in public policy.


It was a nice opportunity for Scott Morrison to meet Prince Charles.

Other economics

Sydney houses soon to be more expensive than submarines. Rich people begging to pay more tax.

Covid-19 and public policy

Good vaccination progress, but now we have to deal with hard cases. Deaths and economic damage we could have avoided.


How our Scotty upstaged Sir Les Patterson.


More added, including one with a different Weltanschauung.

Musical offerings

A choice of two, both related to Morrison's Glasgow visit.

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