Business Spectator

Business Spectator

“Business Spectator is Australia’s number 1 digital-only premium business product”

Business Spectator is a leading business news and commentary website founded in 2007 by Alan Kohler, Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz (the KGB). It has a readership of approximately 500,000 Australian professionals, business owners, executives and investors every month, viewing more than 2 million pages.

Through our partnership with Business Spectator, we’re excited to be able to share additional commentary and analysis on a range of topics relating to the Federal Budget.


The big question for 2014 is whether the Australian dollar will keep trending lower with perhaps a secondary question about whether Australian property will continue to boom. According to Business Spectator’s Alan Kohler – yes and yes.

Start to prepare for a new era in the Australian Chinese relationship. Well within five years, instead of simply looking at Chinese manufacturing, Australia will look at the tourist bookings due to a very big rise in Chinese tourism.

Smartphones and tablets are old news. The New Year promises tantalising prospects when it comes to new technology and innovation. Business Spectator explores the top five new technologies set to send pulses racing in 2014.

Business Spectator share a candid account of what it’s like inside the Federal Budget lock-up ahead of tonight’s announcement …..the budget lock-up is a strange place where ‘parameter variations’ are king and phoneless journalists fight over warm sushi and moneyed clichés.

The carbon pricing budget black hole may sound bad now, but it’ll get far worse due to completely unrealistic assumptions in the Coalition’s budget costings. It’s been reported that Treasury will now dramatically revise down the expected revenue from the government’s carbon pricing scheme.

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