Losing sight of the lucky country

Australia is a nation with an apparent inability to understand or appreciate its own good fortune – and, to an outsider, it looks frustratingly like a pragmatic and forward-looking country gone awry.

This is going to be my last column for the Business Spectator for a while – and the last column I will be writing from Australia. After nearly four exciting years at the Centre for Independent Studies in Sydney, I am moving to Wellington to head a new think tank, The New Zealand Initiative.

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