Addressing the largely hidden but all-too-common problem of financial abuse of elderly Australians will require the involvement of the entire community, writes Andrea Michaels.
Too many vulnerable young South Australians end up in detention, writes Andrea Michels - and instead of casting judgment, the community must help them change the course of their lives.
The divisive rhetoric surrounding federal Labor's proposed tax on family trusts masks the real debate we need to have about the Australian tax system, argues Andrea Michaels.
The State Liberals' move to block a key Budget measure is a short-term decision which South Australia's business lobby may come to regret, writes Adelaide tax lawyer Andrea Michaels.
Lack of trust in governments and relatively high rates of income tax could damage Australia's "tax morale" - and that spells trouble for everyone, writes Adelaide tax lawyer Andrea Michaels.
Governments are failing to prepare for the profound demographic shift in Australia - and their policy paralysis could come at a high cost for future budgets and individual lives, writes Adelaide tax specialist Andrea Michaels.