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About Graham

Graham is a Chartered Engineer with 25 years’ experience in energy, infrastructure, mining and manufacture in senior leadership roles in the corporate sector as well as board positions in NFPs and small business. He has a keen focus on creativity/innovation with 3 commercialised patents, composed numerous songs and written challenging articles particularly on the economy and sustainability.

Website: http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/south-australia-division/sa-society-sustainability-and-environm

The hockey stick vs a sustainable economy

Australia’s Treasurer has wielded the hockey stick with great enthusiasm and inflicted many blows, but missed the goal of a stable and prosperous economy. However on an objective analysis I have to agree with him on the following: “We need to live within our means”, “We need to be sustainable”, “We don’t want to squander our children’s future” and there is a “moral dimension”.

He is not quite right about “the age of entitlement is over”. It isn’t; but it’s fair to at least head in that direction.

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