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Chief economist update: Missing the burning forests for the surplus tree

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 JAN 2020
... of Australia's treasury men - Labor's Wayne Swan and then Chris Bowen; the Coalition's Joe Hockey, Scott Morrison and now Josh Frydenberg - have burnt the forests for the trees in their quest to get the bragging rights to a budget surplus. ...

Chief economist update: Australia burns

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 JAN 2020
... of dollars on the reconstruction of fire-ravaged bridges, roads, critical infrastructure and public housing, as Scott Morrison pledges to commit "everything that is needed and more" to the bushfire recovery. "The Prime Minister and Josh Frydenberg will ...

Chief economist update: When monetary and fiscal policies don't meet

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 OCT 2019
... conduct of government and monetary policies, there is no meeting of the minds between Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (and his Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg) and Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Philip Lowe. A report by the Bank for International ...

Retirement income under review

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2019
... super system earlier this year, which called for a review of the retirement income system. In July, Prime Minister Scott Morrison maintained the retirement income review would not be bound by the government and would be open to considering any and all ...

Chief economist update: Morrison, Frydenberg cannot have their surplus and eat it too

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 26 SEP 2019
... uttered by Australian Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (September 26). In a sentence, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his Treasurer Josh Frydenberg are willing Australian banks to lend, lend and lend. Never mind, the dynamic duo's earlier ...

Senate creates committee on fintech, regtech

KRISTI CHENG  |  THURSDAY, 12 SEP 2019
... the Hayne Royal Commission. At a Q&A session at the Institute of Public Administration last month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison spoke about how regtech could demystify the regulatory process of all three layers of Australian government. After May's ...

Chief economist update: Economy slows to decade low but still tops the pops

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 SEP 2019
... the June quarter GDP growth would have been negative. It's not surprising therefore that both Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg are talking their heads off rationalising the woeful set of numbers under their watch. As per ...

Chief economist update: What price Australian budget surplus?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
... to deliver on the "promise" that has eluded four Federal Treasurers - Wayne Swan, Chris Bowen, Joe Hockey, and Scott Morrison (now prime minister) - before him. According to the Budget Papers 2019-2020, Australia's underlying cash balance would be ...

Australians demand SG increase: ISA

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 29 JUL 2019
... government revealed it would not set a boundary for its upcoming retirement income review, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirming all options - including freezing SG - were open for the review to consider.

All options open for retirement income review

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUL 2019
... including the possibility of making contributions voluntary. Speaking to journalists yesterday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed the retirement income review would not be bound by the government. Asked whether the legislated increase to the superannuation ...