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It's your money: Hume calls out Keating
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
Senator Jane Hume has called out former Prime Minister Paul Keating over his criticism of the government's Early Release of Super scheme, calling him elitist. Taking to Twitter, Hume implied the former Prime Minister was part of an elite upper-echelon ...
Government introduces pandemic payment
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
... Victoria was placed in a stage four lockdown that will see thousands of non-essential workers without work from Wednesday. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government needed to respond to this on the basis that they provide support in a disaster. ...
Aussies reevaluate retirement prospects
ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
... disproportionate impact COVID-19 has had on working Australians. "It has been a big wake up call for those Australians in their prime working age regarding their employment, savings, expenses, investments and super, and many have been forced to get a ...
Spend your money how you please: PM
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020
The Prime Minister has said it is not the government's place to tell Australians how to spend the money they have removed from super due to the Early Release of Super (ERS) scheme. Speaking at a press conference Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the ...
Goldman chief faces backlash over DJ set
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
... comes as Goldman Sachs reaches a US$2.5 billion deal with the Malaysian government over allegations it had helped former prime minister Najib Razak steal over RM 2.67 billion (~$880 million) from the country's sovereign wealth fund 1MDB. By accepting ...
Chief economist update: Australian outlook under COVID-19
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
... FY2020/2021. The COVID-19 pandemic has instead, in a few short months, turned it redder than red. Might as well because the Prime Minister and the Federal Treasurer and the Finance Minister aren't allowed to shake hands or backslap one another due ...
JobKeeper, JobSeeker to be extended
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2020
Businesses and individuals will continue to receive additional government support beyond September, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison announcing an extension to the stimulus support package. JobKeeper is set to be extended until March 2021 and has ...
Chief economist update: China recovery would have been good for Oz
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 20 JUL 2020
... recovery in China's economy had it not for the heating tension between Canberra and Beijing - first, as a result of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's inquiry into the origins of COVID-19 in mid-May; and second, in response to the passage of the ...
Stimulus stutters amid record unemployment
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020
... household incomes as will any tapering of the JobKeeper program that is announced next week." An announcement on JobKeeper from Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected next week. Also scheduled to end soon was the temporarily doubled JobSeeker payment. ...
Chief economist update: Stop right now, thank you very much
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020
"The Australian economy is fighting back." Prime Minister Scott Morrison's declaration referring to the bounce back in the Australian labour market wouldn't have rung hollow had it not been for the second wave in Victoria - the country's ...
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