Australian economy

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Australia news live: Perrottet calls for lifetime bans for fascist-saluting football fans; dams spill over with more rain on the way
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Natasha May

03, Oct, 2022 @1:39 AM

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Property prices dropped further in September and falls ‘could accelerate’ again with rate rise
Investors and banks predict RBA will raise cash rate further on Tuesday, while rent increases begin to slow around Australia

Peter Hannam

02, Oct, 2022 @9:33 PM

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Majority of Australians back sound economic management over keeping promised tax cuts, survey suggests
Almost half of those polled support axing stage three cuts while one quarter thought they should be kept

Amy Remeikis

02, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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What $1m buys you: house hunting in today’s uncertain property market
Australian home prices are easing but mostly remain above pre-pandemic levels. Here’s where to find affordability and space

Caitlin Cassidy

01, Oct, 2022 @7:00 PM

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PM indicates timeframe for Indigenous voice referendum – as it happened
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Stephanie Convery and Natasha May (earlier)

29, Sep, 2022 @8:34 AM

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Australia’s inflation rate eases slightly to 6.8% in August thanks to modest fuel price rises
Consumer prices rose 7% in the year to July before easing in August, with construction and fruit and vegetables the largest contributors

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

29, Sep, 2022 @5:41 AM

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Britain’s trickle-down budget idiocy offers a clear lesson for Australia on our stage 3 tax cuts | Greg Jericho
The stage 3 tax cuts were always the worst policy, but now they are being done at the worst time

Greg Jericho

28, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Labor MP says Coalition partly to blame for telco hack – as it happened
Federal government believes the company should pay, not taxpayers. This blog is now closed

Stephanie Convery and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

28, Sep, 2022 @8:54 AM

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Jim Chalmers warns not to expect budget surplus as treasury forecasts ‘difficult decisions’ ahead
Treasurer says it will take more than one budget to turn the Australian economy around amid a deteriorating global market

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

28, Sep, 2022 @7:43 AM

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Australian drivers facing fuel price hike of up to 24 cents a litre as excise cut expires
ACCC warns outlets against passing on increased excise before running down supplies of half-taxed fuel

Peter Hannam

28, Sep, 2022 @4:08 AM

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A global recession looks increasingly likely – but here’s how Australia could escape it | Peter Martin
If the US pushes up interest rates to the point where it’s about to bring on a recession, Australia would be well advised to stand back and not lift rates

Peter Martin for the Conversation

27, Sep, 2022 @11:04 PM

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Clare O’Neil suggests Labor may legislate fines after Optus data breach – as it happened
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Stephanie Convery (now) and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

26, Sep, 2022 @9:08 AM

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