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Recession signs: Economic growth has 'ground to a halt'

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024
... fell to 0.8%. This compares with population growth of 2.4%/yr. The upshot is that the economy has contracted a lot in per capita terms," Aird said. "In colloquial terms the economic pie is still expanding modestly. But the average size of the slice of ...

Super tax change to impact SMSF members: Research

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 OCT 2023
The government's proposed tax on superannuation balances exceeding $3 million could adversely impact up to 50,000 self-managed super fund members (SMSF), including posing liquidity challenges. According to a recent report conducted by the International ...

Latest CPI data provides case for rate pause

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 31 AUG 2023
... inflation keeps moderating, Australia may not need to suffer an extended period of below trend growth or even a so-called "per capita recession". "The unemployment rate consistent with inflation returning to target could be much less than the 4.5% rate ...

Fitch gives Labor budget AAA rating

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2023
... services Australians rely on." Fitch explained Australia's rating is underpinned by the country's high income per capita, as well as strong institutions and an effective policy framework. "... which facilitated nearly 30 consecutive years of ...

Could a four-day workweek save the day?

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAR 2023
... job, and for many, the flexibility could mean the difference between staying in a job or leaving it," Quiggin says. Per Capita director Emma Dawson has also been involved in tracking Australia's four-day week trial, applying a comprehensive gender-lens ...

AFA president positive on industry outlook

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 SEP 2022
... Australians intend to seek advice in the future." Moreover, he cited that Australians have the highest median wealth per capita in the world because of our strong superannuation system and robust house prices. "I think the opportunities for those of ...

Joining the 1% around the world: Analysis

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 25 OCT 2021
... comparison site) has analysed the Knight Frank Wealth Report 2021 and World Bank data on the adjusted net national income per capita statistics to determine how long a person would have to work on an average wage to join the 1% in their country. Australians ...

More women in workforce with greater paternity leave: ASI

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
... and penalties for discrimination," Kelly said. Increasing the diversity and inclusivity of a workplace can also lift per capita incomes and growth by boosting utilisation rates and productivity, she said. The OECD found female labour force participation ...

Australia world class in retirement wellbeing

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
... Australia ranked in the middle of all GRI countries for Material Wellbeing, which measures income equality, income per capita and unemployment. Natixis chief executive Jean Raby said: "Individuals, employers, institutions, policymakers and asset managers ...

No evidence lower SG will result in higher wages: ACTU summit

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
... legislated rise to the superannuation guarantee by those speaking at the ACTU Emergency Super Summit. Executive director at Per Capita, Emma Dawson said indication that a lower SG will help build wages growth is fundamentally incorrect. "The last time ...
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