Australia desperately needs economic reform but any hope for change is being crushed by a political culture captured by populists and major parties obsessed with power above all else, writes Andrea Michaels.
The latest travel scandals show that some Australian politicians fail to understand the world in which most of us are living, argues Andrea Michaels.
The Federal Government's sales job on its retirement income changes should have focused on one key point - the actual purpose of superannuation, writes Andrea Michaels.
If we want to avoid the rise of an Australian version of Donald Trump, politicians need to lift their game and ordinary people need to speak up, writes Adelaide lawyer Andrea Michaels.
Family businesses are South Australia’s quiet achievers – and they deserve more government support to help them grow and evolve, writes Andrea Michaels.
Australians love watching the Olympics – especially when we’re winning medals. But training elite athletes doesn't come cheap and a HECS-type scheme might free up more funding for grassroots sport, suggests Andrea Michels.