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CPI sees greatest jump since 2000

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.1% in the March quarter and 5.1% annually - the greatest increases since the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax in 2000. The growth, revealed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) yesterday, came ...

Hostplus expands IP Group commitment

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 8 APR 2022
... investment opportunity of creating deep tech companies from high-quality scientific research. "With the recent Federal Government announcement of a $2 billion investment package to commercialise Australian university research, there is real momentum ...

Key investor trends unveiled in latest IFM report

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 7 APR 2022
... opportunity for governments to partner with the private sector in the long-term. In an Australian context, the federal government is planning to invest $250 million in its new future fuels policy. These emerging opportunities will contribute to the resilience ...

Recession-style policy but no recession: Grattan

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 4 APR 2022
Grattan Institute chief executive Danielle Wood has argued the federal government is spending as though there is a recession or a crisis, although there is no such situation. Speaking at the Financial Standard Chief Economist Forum in Sydney today ...

Federal Budget delivers nothing on climate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022
... the 2022/23 Budget adds 'virtually nothing' to that. "Rather than investing in a green economic future, the federal government has used tonight's Budget to toss mere pennies at genuine emissions reduction initiatives, such as the regional renewable microgrids," ...

COVID not only health issue on Budget radar

TOM WATSON  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... for breast and cervical cancer and to increase the awareness of cardiovascular disease in women. Finally, the federal government has allocated $69 million in spending over the next two years towards the Japanese Encephalitis Virus National Plan. As part ...

Millions to receive tax offset

TOM WATSON  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... $420 tax offset from July this year following an announcement outlined in today's Budget. Billed by the federal government as a 'cost of living tax offset', the reduction will be combined with the existing low and middle income tax offset ...

Cash bonus and fuel excise cut

TOM WATSON  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
With everything from the price of petrol and groceries to rent and childcare seemingly on the rise, the federal government has sought to target cost of living concerns in its 2022-23 budget with a number of temporary spending measures. For starters ...

Budget targets home ownership rates

TOM WATSON  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
The federal government has announced an expansion of support measures for prospective home buyers by floating a new Regional Home Guarantee and boosting the number of places available under several existing schemes. Under the new Regional Home Guarantee ...

Floods, fires, plagues catered to in Budget

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
... were noted as a contingent, unquantifiable liability for the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. The federal government provides funding to states and territories to assist with natural disaster relief and recovery costs under the Commonwealth-State ...
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