Weekend Reading and MB Media Appearances


International Reads:

Local Reads:


MB Media Appearances:

Discussing the latest disastrous rental and construction data, which suggests that Australia’s rental crisis will worsen, with Luke Grant at Radio 2GB:


A detailed interview with David Flint at ADHTV discusses Australia’s immigration numbers, focusing on the record boom in international students.

I also explain why the export numbers attached to international education are a sham, which encourages poor policymaking.

An interview with 3AW’s Tom Elliott, where I discuss Tuesday’s record migration numbers from the ABS and why they mean that the rental market will worsen:


A detailed interview with Clinton Maynard at 2GB where I discuss the latest migration numbers and why the Albanese government’s education policies will make skills shortages worse.

A detailed interview with Matthew Pantelis at Radio Five AA where I discuss immigration and its impact on the housing market and economy:

An interview with Ellis Gelios on Flow FM explains why Australia’s immigration system is unsustainable:


A detailed interview with Martin North at Digital Finance Analytics:

About the author
Leith van Onselen is Chief Economist at the MB Fund and MB Super. He is also a co-founder of MacroBusiness. Leith has previously worked at the Australian Treasury, Victorian Treasury and Goldman Sachs.