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Chief economist update: Surveys say...

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2020
... programme is expected to restrain the rise in unemployment, the government is taking no chances. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is now reportedly considering pro-business strategies - tax and industrial relations reform, infrastructure spending, dereg ...

COVID-19 could end Centrelink stigma

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2020
... the Australian economy. But what impact will it have on the stigma associated with welfare? When Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 2020 was going to be the hardest year of many Australians' lives, he was referring to the people in those lines - many ...

Vale Ted Evans

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 APR 2020
... retirement in 2011, including four years as chair, seeing the bank through the Global Financial Crisis. Prime Minister Scott Morrison paid tribute to Evans, calling him one of Australia's great public servants. "Ted has left an indelible mark on Australia. ...

1.5 metres to trigger real estate downfall

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
... REITs, according to global real estate manager Principal Global Investors. It comes a day after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a rent relief package for commercial tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Investors are pricing in the impact ...

Trillion dollar stimulus debt debated

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
... afternoon 700,000 businesses had registered for this support and this number continues to grow," Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. "This is the greatest economic crisis to effect the world in many generations," Morrison said. "We have responded with ...

Stimulus is finite: Prime Minister

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
... timeframe. Asked at a press conference how the modelling was helping with the economic response plan, Prime Minister Scott Morrison explained economic decisions have been made with modelling of the medical crisis in mind. "There are two parts to those ...

Time to step up or face the music

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
While there may be uncertainty surrounding the economic implications of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear; if business leaders are not consistent, empathetic and clear with their response, they should prepare to face the music. Although ...

Chief economist update: Great Scott! Mighty Mo to the rescue

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... splintering of the single currency region from splintering due to the "Grexit" contagion. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison may have been just politicking when he announced several bushfire recovery measures - topped by a A$2 billion funding for ...

Extraordinary stimulus provides wage subsidy

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 MAR 2020
Prime Minister Scott Morrison today announced $130 billion of spending over the next six months to support the livelihoods of Australians who lose their jobs and income as a result of COVID-19. The government anticipates as many as six million Australians ...

Calls for super release to borrow from RBA

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
A University of Melbourne finance professor and Super Consumer Australia director has proposed an alternative solution to soften the blow of COVID-19, one reliant on borrowing funds from the Reserve Bank of Australia rather than superannuation funds. ...