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Mike Nahan

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Dr Mike Nahan was Executive Director from 1995 to 2005. Before that he was Director of the Institute's State Policy Unit.

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2007 SA State Budget Opportunity Squandered

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Mike Nahan

Since 2000, GST revenue distributed to the States has increased at an average annual rate of more than 9 per cent-a huge and unexpected gain. As a result, South Australia is awash with money at levels unanticipated by the architects of the new tax...

Science, Innovation and the role of Government

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Tom Quirk and Mike Nahan

The GST: Good try but no banana

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Mike Nahan

The GST's prognosis is not good.

Opportunity Squandered: How the States have wasted their reform bonus

IPA BACKGROUNDER | Mike Nahan

Since 2000, GST revenue distributed to the states has increased at an average annual rate of more than 9 per cent-a huge and unexpected gain. As a result, the states are awash with money at levels unanticipated by the architects of the new tax...

Victoria: A state on the move with the Ying and Yang

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Mike Nahan

We know how well Victoria is doing and a well-funded campaign ad keeps reminding us.

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Liberal Party has lost its soul

Governance & Service Provision | Mike Nahan
The Australian 3rd August, 2007

John Howard's move to nationalise the Mersey hospital may be brilliant tactical politics, but it is a serious policy mistake. Clearly the move on...

We need more people to help WA prosper

| Mike Nahan
West Australian 2nd May, 2007

What is the major factor limiting Western Australia's continued prosperity? It's not water, global warming, Canberra or even the OBE, but people....

Spectre of funding has blinded the states on big issues

Governance & Service Provision | Mike Nahan
The Australian 13th April, 2007

It's one of the oldest political ploys: when things get difficult for governments, leaders venture in a new direction. This is what the states are...

Waking from the dream with a headache

| Mike Nahan
The Herald Sun 23rd September, 2006

Is Steve Bracks' dream run coming to an end? It has been a dream to be in Government in Australia this decade, Victoria being no exception....

Not easy being green but we'll prosper

Food & Environment | Mike Nahan
Herald-Sun 26th August, 2006

If you have been a frequent reader of this column, you would know that I have a problem with the green lobby. Like the majority of Victorians, I am...