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New Treasury boss says AAA rating safe, not worried about house prices

The new Treasury boss is confident Australia can retain its triple-A credit rating even as he worries about the level of government debt.

John Fraser, making his first appearance before a Senate estimates hearing in the key Treasury role, remembers what happened in past decades when interest rates shot up and the massive servicing of government debt swallowed up money that could have been spent better elsewhere. 175 more words

Housing

Reevely: Like Uber, but for smacking governments about the head

Politicians are so bad at dealing with upstart companies such as Uber and AirBNB that they’re putting the credibility of government at risk, warns a think-tank the provincial government pays to tell it how to think about important problems. 704 more words

National

Art of the Day: John Fraser

John Fraser
Composition in Soft Green,  2012
Mixed-media Collage on Wood Panel Constructions with Found Objects
12 7/8″ x 14 1/8″ x 1 3/4″

Art

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes - Madame Sara

John Fraser as Dixon Druce in Madame Sara by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace
Adapted by Philip Mackie.  Directed by Piers Haggard

Jack Selby (William Corderoy) approaches private detective Dixon Druce (John Fraser) with a strange story.  598 more words

ITV Drama - 1970's