Turns out, Australians love renewable energy. We really don’t like coal-fired power. And we think the government should be supporting the expansion of renewable energy, not scrapping the RET.

Turns out, Australians love renewable energy. We really don’t like coal-fired power. And we think the government should be supporting the expansion of renewable energy, not scrapping the RET.

Tackling inequality is a political choice, not an economic problem.

Tackling inequality is a political choice, not an economic problem.

The RET has been blamed for energy price rises but our research shows it’s being made a scapegoat.

The RET has been blamed for energy price rises but our research shows it’s being made a scapegoat.

Australian coal isn’t just burning at home, it’s exporting climate change.

Australian coal isn’t just burning at home, it’s exporting climate change.

The Minerals Council says mining receives zero dollars in subsidies. It’s a long way from zero dollars. And it’s money that could be spent on health, education and policing.

The Minerals Council says mining receives zero dollars in subsidies. It’s a long way from zero dollars. And it’s money that could be spent on health, education and policing.

Think the coal industry is vital to the NSW economy? Think again – if we were relying on coal royalties to fund schools, police and hospitals, they would run for less than three weeks! 

Think the coal industry is vital to the NSW economy? Think again – if we were relying on coal royalties to fund schools, police and hospitals, they would run for less than three weeks! 

Based on Mr Hockey’s speech to the Sydney Institute last night, his budget has failed the fairness test. Maybe he shouldn’t be making those education cuts?

Based on Mr Hockey’s speech to the Sydney Institute last night, his budget has failed the fairness test. Maybe he shouldn’t be making those education cuts?

Budget 2014’s winners and losers …. check out who’s doing Hockey’s “heavy lifting” 

Budget 2014’s winners and losers …. check out who’s doing Hockey’s “heavy lifting” 

Before the last election young people told us what was most important to them - lack of jobs, housing affordability and university fees. Last night the budget made all these things harder for young people. Is this the budget young people voted for?

Before the last election young people told us what was most important to them - lack of jobs, housing affordability and university fees. Last night the budget made all these things harder for young people. Is this the budget young people voted for?

The Commission of Audit recommended a $15 co-payment for seeing your GP. It’s time to get a second opinion! Read our People’s Commission of Audit.

The Commission of Audit recommended a $15 co-payment for seeing your GP. It’s time to get a second opinion! Read our People’s Commission of Audit.

The Commission of Audit was by business for business, based on lots of mistruths. Here are just a couple. For more info read our People’s Commission of Audit – the one that puts the type of society we want first, rather than the wish list of business.

The Commission of Audit was by business for business, based on lots of mistruths. Here are just a couple. For more info read our People’s Commission of Audit – the one that puts the type of society we want first, rather than the wish list of business.

Prime Minister Abbott is searching for savings. Treasurer Hockey says corporate welfare must cease. TAI is here to help! We’ve identified four areas where multi-billion dollar savings – more than $40 billion per annum – could be found.

Prime Minister Abbott is searching for savings. Treasurer Hockey says corporate welfare must cease. TAI is here to help! We’ve identified four areas where multi-billion dollar savings – more than $40 billion per annum – could be found.

Australia could have a fairer and more sustainable retirement system if we scrapped superannuation tax concessions (which overwhelmingly favour the rich) and created a universal, non-means-tested age pension.

Australia could have a fairer and more sustainable retirement system if we scrapped superannuation tax concessions (which overwhelmingly favour the rich) and created a universal, non-means-tested age pension.

Some Australian universities are indicating that if the federal government makes cuts to their budget as expected, they will need to charge students more for their education. But what isn’t mentioned is that students are already straining under enormous levels of debt, with many surviving on less than half the weekly minimum wage. How much student debt is too much?

Some Australian universities are indicating that if the federal government makes cuts to their budget as expected, they will need to charge students more for their education. But what isn’t mentioned is that students are already straining under enormous levels of debt, with many surviving on less than half the weekly minimum wage. How much student debt is too much?

More than half of all Aussie households are growing some of their own food in their backyards, on verges, in community gardens or at school. We could also save millions of dollars and millions of greenhouse gas emissions if more people grew their own food and decreased waste

More than half of all Aussie households are growing some of their own food in their backyards, on verges, in community gardens or at school. We could also save millions of dollars and millions of greenhouse gas emissions if more people grew their own food and decreased waste