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Chief economist update: Australia is out
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020
... worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The government for its fiscal support measures - JobKeeper, JobSeeker, HomeBuilder; the RBA for its quick response in providing liquidity; and us, Australians all, for generally following social ...
Retirement income failing Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander people
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
... account (83% of all women do) and 74% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men (as opposed to 85% of all men). The way JobSeeker (unemployment benefits) are structured does not help this inequality. The report found that Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...
Fifth pillar in retirement system considered
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
... further, saying several submissions suggested more pillars, ranging from work in retirement, non-financial arrangements, Jobseeker Allowance for the involuntarily retired, private intergenerational transfers and health and long-term care. "The World ...
Chief economist update: Budget me this Batman
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 OCT 2020
... (Keynesian economics) - "in the long run we are all dead". Were it not for the government's largesse - JobKeeper, JobSeeker, HomeBuilder - us, Australians all, would be "dead" now or are dying ... or our economy is. This is evidenced in recent stat ...
Several black holes in budget
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 OCT 2020
... Australia (SVA) and the Centre for Social Impact said the charities sector was left out, noting that permanently increasing JobSeeker and parenting payments, investing in new social and affordable housing, and supporting First Australian organisations ...
Opposition in opposition: Labor responds
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... not addressed in the budget, like climate change and sluggish growth. "There is no plan to lift the permanent rate of JobSeeker from $40 per day, tackle insecure work, create opportunities for women or to improve access to child care," he said. "No plan ...
Frydenberg focusses on jobs, jobs, jobs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... between ages 16 and 29 and $100 a week for every worker between 30 and 35. To be eligible, the workers must have been on JobSeeker, Youth Allowance or the Parenting Payment before being hired. On top of that, Frydenberg committed to the JobTrainer Fund ...
ERS extension flagged, criticised
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... signals many in Canberra also viewed the scheme as a useful economic stimulus," ISA said. "With JobKeeper scaling back and JobSeeker's future rate uncertain opening up super again would signal the government wants Australians to raid their retirement ...
Chief economist update: Is Dan still the man?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2020
... responses that we'll be making", in light of the extended restrictions. Whatever jobs aren't kept would go to the JobSeeker programme. But both JobKeeper and JobSeeker entail more expenditure for the state and federal governments. Victoria especially ...
Chief economist update: Gone fishing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 24 AUG 2020
... Representatives Standing Committee on Economics on August 14, he offered a different prescription. "Give man a fish" - JobKeeper, JobSeeker, Backing Business Initiative, HomeBuilder initiative - "and you feed him for a day" (these schemes have limited ...
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