Editorial – Food Price Controls

Exactly fifty years ago the Australian government held a different referendum.  That time, in 1973, the Whitlam government held a referendum giving the Federal Parliament the power to control prices in order to tackle runaway inflation that was driving up the cost-of-living.  Up until then, price controls had been used exclusively by the states following […]

STOP SUPERMARKET PRICE GOUGING

Illustrations of grocery items with text that says: stop supermarket price gouging

The Greens have drafted a bill to stop supermarket price gouging. Give your feedback on the draft Supermarket Industry Bill 2024