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Chief economist update: China keeps on going and going

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 DEC 2020
... ore prices at US$55/tonne. So far this year, it's averaged more than US$100/tonne. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is correct in stating that: "The relationship with China is a mutually beneficial one. It supports both our countries and ...

Chief economist update: David Australia versus Goliath China

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 DEC 2020
... diplomatic and trade tensions between Australia and China that traces its progeny with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison calling for an inquiry into the origins of the pandemic. It was downhill in Sino-Aussie relations from there. China placed ...

Chief economist update: It's looking up for the land down under

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
... has caused to its relationship with Beijing, foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian says. The comments come as Scott Morrison issued the powerful message that Australia would not be forced into "binary choices" between China and the US." Nah Scott, just ...

Chief economist update: Iron ore to reduce Aussie deficit

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... world. But the way it's going for this land down under, it wouldn't be a surprise to find Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Reserve Bank of Australia chief Philip Lowe - also known as Team Australia - crooning ...

Opposition in opposition: Labor responds

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... in the bad times. Australians need jobs now. The Morrison Government needs to create them now. This is one buck Scott Morrison can't pass." Assistant Treasurer Jim Chalmers said the government has failed Australians and that the budget presented by the ...

Fintechs receive JobMaker funding boost

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
... Improvement of digital skills to help connect workers and small and medium-sized businesses ($2.5m). Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the initiatives are in addition to the government's $4.5 billion NBN investment to provide "ultra-fast broadband" ...

Tax concessions, infrastructure in focus for budget

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
... in next week's federal budget with a focus on tax cuts and increased infrastructure spending. Prime Minister Scott Morrison gave the insight during his National Press Club address, saying despite the impact of COVID-19 Australia is in a good position. ...

Chief economist update: Morrison manufactures Australia's future

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
... against supply chain vulnerability for critical necessities and to secure us against future shocks," Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. With these words, Morrison -- the most powerful Australian in 2020 (as voted in AFR Magazine's annual top 10 ...

Remembering Susan Ryan

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
... held for five years, in addition to that of Disability Discrimination Commissioner. In a tribute, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Ryan will be remembered as "someone who sought to make our country bigger and more open to every citizen" and for her ...

Chief economist update: Is Dan still the man?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2020
... reduce payments from A$1500 a fortnight to A$1200 from September 27. This is now in danger with Prime Minister Scott Morrison "looking to see what they'll [Victoria] be doing first [in terms of supporting businesses] before the Commonwealth considers ...