Jim Chalmers (Australian politician)

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Fury over Chalmers’ essay is a reminder to Labor: change won’t get an easy ride | Katharine Murphy
The government has an enormous agenda this year but the reaction to the treasurer’s ideas signals the obstacles it faces

Katharine Murphy

03, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Business sector has driven shift to ‘values-based capitalism’, Jim Chalmers says
Treasurer hits back at criticism of his essay that championed co-investment and economic inclusion

Katharine Murphy Political editor

01, Feb, 2023 @9:15 AM

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Authorities use GPS data to try to find missing device – as it happened
Experts are combing a remote highway in Western Australia after a radioactive capsule fell off a truck. This blog is now closed

Lisa Cox and Mostafa Rachwani

28, Jan, 2023 @6:08 AM

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Jim Chalmers says May budget to have ‘much bigger focus’ on tackling entrenched disadvantage
Treasurer says ‘best way to shift the needle’ is to ‘find out where those challenges are most acute’, and ‘this is something I care deeply about’

Katharine Murphy Political editor

27, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Jim Chalmers ‘furious’ after former PwC tax adviser found to have shared confidential government briefings with staff
Treasurer vows to ‘throw the book’ at people responsible for breach after unauthorised disclosures of multinational tax consultations

Paul Karp

25, Jan, 2023 @7:51 AM

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Australians to save $230 on electricity bills next financial year as wholesale prices fall
Treasurer Jim Chalmers says the saving is a sign the government’s plan to cap prices is ‘starting to make a difference’.

Paul Karp

20, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Australia prepared for possible Russian cyber-attacks after troops sent to train Ukraine soldiers – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Josh Taylor and Rafqa Touma (earlier)

18, Jan, 2023 @7:17 AM

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Children in Australia’s poorest households have about 10% chance of becoming top earners
Treasury research finds most severe poverty is ‘particularly entrenched’ but children far more likely to progress than in US

Paul Karp

12, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Jobs and retail sales hold up in resilient Australian economy despite 2023 growth fears
Consumer prices rose 7.3% in the year to November, boosting the chances of another RBA interest rate rise in February

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

11, Jan, 2023 @4:44 AM

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Covid temporarily reduced Australia’s average life expectancy and lifted death rates to historic highs
Centre for Population report shows 129,000 people died between January and August 2022, 17% higher than average for the period

Amy Remeikis

05, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Smaller, older, sicker: Australia’s latest population forecast shows pandemic’s impact
Population not expected to reach 30 million until 2033 after Covid shutdown slowed migration

Amy Remeikis

03, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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David Pocock wants stage-three tax cuts revisited in light of shrinking workforce
ACT senator suggests ageing population with proportion of taxpayers declining means situation has ‘changed significantly’ since cuts legislated in 2019

Amy Remeikis

02, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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