The John Hyde Archives

Historic archive of articles and newspaper columns written by former Australian politician John Hyde OAM.

International Comparisons


  • Comparison of Australia's economic performance with other nations
  • Slower growth rate compared to the UK (Study of a group of developed nations)
  • Even with our resources (Aus. & NZ), our living standards have fallen behind resource poor countries of Western Europe
  • With our lower economic performance, there might be a labour and skill migration of Australian to other countries.