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Chief economist: What JobKeeper cliff?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 21 MAY 2021
... has been proven time after time but more recently in the Australian Federal Treasury's prediction of life after JobKeeper. Speaking before the Economics Legislation Committee on March 24, treasury secretary Steven Kennedy warned that between 100,000 ...

Chief economist update: Confidently sustaining the recovery

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
... non-farm business sector." This was after reports of delays in Australia's vaccine roll-outs and the end of the JobKeeper scheme at the end of March....and more, much more than this, the survey was conducted before the federal Treasury's spending ...

COVID support temporarily improves inequality

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
... is likely to be temporary. It reflects, among other things, government support directed towards young people through JobKeeper and JobSeeker payments, which ended in March this year." The index considers 24 indicators (economic, housing, social, health ...

Australia is coming back: Frydenberg

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... "[...] unprecedented support is seeing the country through the biggest global economic shock since the Great Depression. JobKeeper kept 3.8 million people in their job. JobSeeker helped 1.5 million people without work." However, the treasurer said the ...

Chief economist update: A date with the RBA in July

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
... to be cut and dried. With the domestic economy's outlook getting betterer and betterer - despite the end of the JobKeeper - the RBA, along with the Federal government - cannot be faulted for declaring its battle against the pandemic "Mission Accomplished". ...

ERS spending revealed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 APR 2021
... in September 2020 - when compared to 12 months prior. "Around one in five households (19%) had someone receiving the JobKeeper payment through their employer, or in their own business. Half these households owned their dwelling with a mortgage, while ...

Chief economist update: Australians all let us rejoice

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
... Jarvis, head of labour statistics at the ABS, "The data was collected during the first half of March, prior to the end of JobKeeper on 28 March. "The April Labour Force release, along with weekly payroll jobs data, will show the state of the labour market ...

Chief economist update: Australia's confidence contagion

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021
... 5-10 April which means that respondents would have been aware of the delays from the vaccine roll-out and after the JobKeeper scheme has ended. Confident consumers are spending consumers... especially (as shown in the survey) when they're expecting ...

Chief economist update: ScoMo cannot miss new vaccination target

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
... in line with the recent sharp gains in employment reported in February and run counter to concerns over the ending of JobKeeper in March. Australian businesses wouldn't be advertising for and recruiting more workers if they're solely relying ...

AMP sees 245% jump in consumer interest

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021
... for success in 2021," AMP general manager, workplace engagement Stephen Owen said. "From COVID-19 related topics like JobKeeper and the early release of superannuation program to niche themes around back to school subsides and relationship breakdown ...