Australian economy

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Unemployment is down, job ads are up, but disadvantaged Australians are still being left behind | Greg Jericho
The pandemic has created demand for entry-level positions, but a report shows not everyone is benefiting from the boom

Greg Jericho

20, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Nuclear power is too costly, too slow, so it’s zero use to Australia’s emissions plan | Greg Jericho
With a 20-year development timeline, nuclear plants won’t be built soon enough to stop temperatures rising above 2C. So why are we wasting precious time debating them?

Greg Jericho

18, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘Horrific for the community’: confessions of a real estate agent in priced-out Byron Bay | Travis Lipshus
The influx of wealthy urban buyers has sent property prices in the northern NSW resort town skyrocketing and locals are losing out

Travis Lipshus

16, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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How should our workplaces look post-pandemic? Far better | Van Badham
A shorter work week, remote working, community care at work. As we emerge from Covid, we have the opportunity to change

Van Badham

15, Oct, 2021 @12:57 AM

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NSW Covid update: more vouchers and expanded outdoor dining as vaccination rate surges
NSW recorded 406 new locally acquired Covid cases and six deaths on Thursday as the vaccination rate for over-16s reached 78%

Elias Visontay

14, Oct, 2021 @2:04 AM

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Investors could shun Australia without 2050 net zero commitment, RBA warns
RBA deputy governor Guy Debelle says other countries are adopting net zero policies, increasing the cost of emissions-intensive activities in Australia

Katharine Murphy Political editor

13, Oct, 2021 @11:40 PM

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Delta has hit Australia’s economy harder than any other OECD nation. But it’s not all bad news | Greg Jericho
The latest World Economic Outlook has upgraded its prediction for growth in 2022 – by almost more than any other major economy

Greg Jericho

13, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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How do you raise mortgage rates without actually raising them? | Greg Jericho
The hope is new borrowing rules will take some steam out of house and property prices without giving the rest of the economy a whack

Greg Jericho

11, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Liberal MPs scorn National’s $250bn plan for taxpayers to underwrite fossil fuels
Keith Pitt’s proposal, which suggests huge loans for resources sector in return for his party backing net zero, left on table by Scott Morrison

Katharine Murphy Political editor

07, Oct, 2021 @7:47 AM

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‘It’s an economic crisis too’: in NSW, what a difference a new premier makes | Anne Davies
Chief health officer Kerry Chant wasn’t there when Dominic Perrottet announced pro-business tweaks to lockdown easing. That raised eyebrows, and concerns

Anne Davies

07, Oct, 2021 @5:33 AM

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Dominic Perrottet speeds up pace of NSW reopening roadmap, doubling home visitors from Monday
Indoor pools can open doors under redrawn plan, with all children back at school by 25 October

Mostafa Rachwani

06, Oct, 2021 @11:50 PM

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US debt ceiling: an ill financial wind is blowing Australia’s way | Greg Jericho
America still holds enormous sway on the global economy. So when Congress starts down a path to a possible debt default, could it hit the world with GFC 2.0?

Greg Jericho

06, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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