Claire Connelly

is a freelance journalist and researcher.

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post April 21, 2023

Lowe defends RBA board

post April 20, 2023

RBA board to be split

post April 19, 2023

Andrews quits Liberal frontbench

post April 18, 2023

Voice forces Liberal reshuffle

post April 17, 2023

Price invokes NT intervention

post April 13, 2023

Wyatt floats conscience vote

News November 05, 2022

Questions over Star’s influence on planning

The Star’s involvement in fraud, money laundering and improper tax dealings hasn’t stopped the NSW government making planning and development decisions that facilitate the casino’s expansion.

News July 02, 2022

Profits up, wages down in today’s Australia

As Australia attempts to control inflation, it is ignoring the impacts of monopoly ownership and price gouging.

podcast June 20, 2022

Is the road to recession paved with $7 lettuce?

Journalist and Policy Fellow at the University of Sydney Sydney’s Policy Lab, Claire Connelly on why prices are rising and the risk that poses to the economy.

News April 30, 2022

Greg Hunt’s final act against universal healthcare

In one of his last acts as Health minister, Greg Hunt shut down Australia’s national prescribing service. Alongside another key review, it represents a pointed, almost unnoticed attack on universal healthcare.

News April 09, 2022

‘Eviction by dereliction’: the decay of public housing

Housing initiatives purporting to create a ‘social mix’ are a convenient way for governments to avoid building new social housing or to neglect existing stock while shifting public land into private ownership.

News March 12, 2022

How will oil shock affect the Australian economy?

In two years, oil has gone from negative prices to huge highs – part of a rising inflationary shock not seen since the 1970s.

News February 04, 2017

Economics don’t add up for rural relocation

While the deputy PM sees relocation to rural areas as a solution to poor housing affordability in capital cities, the risks are high without government support for infrastructure and planning.