- Ross Gittins: In the big picture, luck, tax cuts tell true deficit story
- Laura Tingle [$]: Howard blamed for structural deficit
- Laura Tingle [$]: Accelerating Australia’s economic transformation
- Paul Kelly: Tough talk from Joe Hockey as surplus proves too taxing
- Dennis Atkins: Both Labor and Liberals will cook the books until the last second
- Greg Jericho: Buckle up for the Aussie dollar rollercoaster ride
- Ben Eltham: Just who is playing politics with Treasury?
- Geoff Kitney [$]: The country needs straight talk from both sides
- Michael Gordon: No political points to be scored in Ford closure
- Gay Alcorn: Gambit or gamble?
- John Warhurst: Making a poll win a breeze
- Jack Waterford: A goat in sheep’s clothing?
- Barrie Cassidy: In politics things change, things stay the same
- Jeff Sparrow: Can you trust the facts?