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LNP halts push for SG rise

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 17 AUG 2020
... upon, while Senator Jane Hume said she is ambivalent on the issue. Speaking at a press conference Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government will need to consider whether or not to go ahead with the increase as the nation works at rebuilding the ...

Chief economist update: Escape from Victoria

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 7 AUG 2020
... not hard to imagine that Victoria will have a problem greater than Houston. But just as Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison declared: "We're all Victorians now because we're all Australians". The country's other five states and two territories ...

Government introduces pandemic payment

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
... stage four lockdown that will see thousands of non-essential workers without work from Wednesday. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government needed to respond to this on the basis that they provide support in a disaster. "This pandemic is a disaster ...

Spend your money how you please: PM

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020
... removed from super due to the Early Release of Super (ERS) scheme. Speaking at a press conference Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the only person who can decide how to spend the money is the individual who removed it. This comes after Treasury provided ...

JobKeeper, JobSeeker to be extended

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2020
... Businesses and individuals will continue to receive additional government support beyond September, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison announcing an extension to the stimulus support package. JobKeeper is set to be extended until March 2021 and has been ...

Chief economist update: China recovery would have been good for Oz

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 20 JUL 2020
"Sweet days of summer, the jasmine's in bloom July is dressed up and playing her tune... Summer breeze, makes me feel fine, blowing through the jasmine in my mind" -Summer Breeze, Seals and Crofts It was expected. China was first in. It was the ...

Stimulus stutters amid record unemployment

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020
... tapering of the JobKeeper program that is announced next week." An announcement on JobKeeper from Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected next week. Also scheduled to end soon was the temporarily doubled JobSeeker payment. Advocacy groups have been ...

Chief economist update: Stop right now, thank you very much

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020
"The Australian economy is fighting back." Prime Minister Scott Morrison's declaration referring to the bounce back in the Australian labour market wouldn't have rung hollow had it not been for the second wave in Victoria - the country's ...

Morrison's legacy will be retirement poverty: ACTU

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUL 2020
... of Trade Unions has slammed the government's early release of superannuation program, saying that Prime Minister Scott Morrison's legacy will be a wave of retirement poverty. Following the second round of early release withdrawals commencing on 1 July ...

Chief economist update: We're all Victorians now

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020
... Australian Federal government is also expected implement spending measures in aid of Victoria. For as Prime Minister Scott Morrison declared, "We're all Melburnians now when it comes to the challenges we face... We're all Victorians now because ...