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Relief payments confirmed for NSW

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
... payments for households and boosting business cash flow to get them through extended lockdowns," Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said in a joint statement. "The new national arrangements have been developed following close ...

Boards should be "strap-on brains": Cosgrove

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 18 MAY 2021
... team. "Leaders must be accessible," he added, using the example of the public's unhappiness with Prime Minister Scott Morrison being overseas during the bushfires at the start of 2020. "We want our leaders to be... as much among us as above us," ...

Women participation rate booms

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
... digital economy. Amid former attorney-general Christian Porter's historic rape allegations, Prime Minister Scott Morrison rejigged several cabinet positions taken on by women, which includes Hume's new oversight. Minister for employment Michaelia ...

Chief economist update: ScoMo cannot miss new vaccination target

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
Some move the goalposts when they can't hit the target, but Prime Minister Scott Morrison did one better and all but abandoned his government's vaccine roll-out target. Taking to Facebook, Morrison announced on April 10 that: "The government ...

Hume expands portfolio

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAR 2021
... financial services and the digital economy. She will join foreign minister Marise Payne, who along with Prime Minister Scott Morrison, will lead a taskforce for women's equality, women's safety, women's economic security, women's health ...

Chief economist update: What a difference an Australian year makes

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 22 MAR 2021
... difference a year makes, ey? The year 2020 started out disastrous (literally) for the country with Prime Minister Scott Morrison copping flak for "hanging loose" in Hawaii while Australia burned. The bushfires that devastated much of southeastern Australia ...

Chief economist update: Australia's virtuous cycle

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021
Even before the coronavirus vaccine was injected before Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's arm a day before the national roll-out on the 22nd of February this year, this 'Land Down Under' has already been returning to pre-covid normality. ...

Chief economist update: The vaccine has landed

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 22 FEB 2021
... 2021, will go down in Australian history as VAC (vaccine against covid-19) Day (although Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly and 84-year-old Polish aged-care resident Jane Malysiak, received their gift of jab ...

Hume promoted to cabinet

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 21 DEC 2020
... to ministry in an expanded role that will see her take on responsibility for the digital economy. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Jane Hume will join ministry as minister for superannuation, financial services and the digital economy. "Strengthening ...

Australia in China's shadow

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 DEC 2020
... economy. Whereas, exports to Australia only accounts for 1.9% of China's total exports. So Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's statement that the Chinese government's most recent "art of convincing" is a "lose-lose" position (China's top economic ...
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