Welcome to the Per Capita blog! Here you’ll find all the thoughts and ideas we just had to get out there immediately, as well as the winning entries of our Young Writers Competition and other bits and pieces.


We the undersigned call on the Government and Opposition to work together to invest in the productive capacity of the Australian economy, by rebuilding public services and public infrastructure, and creating strong incentives for business to invest in productivity growth; and to rule out austerity measures such as spending cuts that would entrench high levels of structural unemployment, destroy many small businesses, suppress growth and plunge millions of Australians into poverty.