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Chief economist update: Second waving, not drowning

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
While we, Australians all, remain glued tracking the mounting cases of infection in Victoria - one that has prompted the New South Wales government to close its borders with its neighbour south of the Murray River for the first time since the Spanish ...

Chief economist update: The post-pandemic problem

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
... this sort of thing in Australia since the end of the first World War..." This was how Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison described the coronavirus outbreak shortly after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared it a pandemic in mid-March as ...

Unemployment hits 21-year high

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... jobs lost in May. Youth unemployment is now at 16.1%. "These are devastating unemployment numbers." Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the past three months have been tough for Australia with the destruction of 38 consecutive months of job creation. ...

We cannot prevent the blow: PM

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government will not extend stimulus packages, saying they would dull the dynamism of the economy. Delivering a speech to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), Morrison said that despite wide ...

Labor calls for end to war on super

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
The Labor Party is calling on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to finally put an end to the war on superannuation waged by government backbenchers, in an effort to ensure Australia rebounds from COVID-19 "faster and better". Financial Standard has obtained ...

APRA releases latest ERS data

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 18 MAY 2020
... all payments have been made from not-for-profit funds, while the remaining 28% from retail funds. Prime Minister Scott Morrison told parliament on Friday last week the most recent ERS figures were significantly higher than APRA's data, which is a ...

Chief economist update: China's beef with Australia

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAY 2020
'The Lucky Country' it may be but the year 2020 is not turning out well for Australia. Less than five months into the year and it has gone from devastation wrought by the bushfires, the lockdown forced on society by the coronavirus and, just ...

Lockdown measures cost $4bn a week: Frydenberg

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAY 2020
... confirmed on May 1 it will begin to discuss easing restrictions to get the economy moving again. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said initial actions and measures implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic have been largely successful at slowing the spread ...

Former AFSL director banned

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAY 2020
... clients of ASIC's decision to cancel the AFSL. A separate ASIC decision to ban Olive Financials' former director Scott Morrison from providing financial services for seven years, took effect in April. Morrison, from Ryde, NSW, was Olive Financials sole ...

Super funds need to act like banks: PM

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2020
... businesses, like Virgin Australia, to help sustain them during the COVID-19 crisis. Speaking on the ABC, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said industry super funds should be doing what they can to support businesses to ensure their members can retain jobs. ...