More Marketing, Mismanagement And Missed Opportunities
11 May 2021
This Budget is yet another marketing exercise that can’t re-brand the mismanagement and missed opportunities that define eight long years of this Liberal-National Government.
Uneven Recovery Defined By More Weak Wages Growth
07 May 2021
In its latest Statement on Monetary Policy, the Reserve Bank has highlighted Australia’s recovery remains uneven, with wages growth still expected to stagnate for the next two years.
06 May 2021
Having stuffed up the vaccine rollout, mucked up hotel quarantine, mixed up the cost of JobKeeper by an eyewatering $60 billion, and fluffed up the COVIDSafe app, Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg now appear to have given up on the JobMaker hiring credits.
Northern Australia Kept Waiting On Key Insurance Support
04 May 2021
After almost a decade of inaction, the Morrison’s Government’s belated announcement of a reinsurance pool is a $10 billion apology note to the people of Northern Australia.
Economic And Budget Bounce Despite The Government, Not Because Of It
03 May 2021
In its latest Budget Monitor, Deloitte Access Economics highlights that growth in the economy is patchy, Budget improvements are largely due to factors beyond the Treasurer’s control, and the Morrison Government’s “vaccine schemozzle” is harming Australia’s recovery.
Deloitte: Record Low Wages Growth Set To Worsen
12 April 2021
In its latest Business Outlook, Deloitte Access Economics forecasts Australia’s recovery will be defined by even weaker wages growth and remains hostage to the vaccine rollout and withdrawal of government support.
Cutting JobKeeper Will Cut Logan Jobs
15 March 2021
In less than a fortnight Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg will cut JobKeeper for an estimated 10,324 Logan workers and 3,355 Logan businesses, ripping around $10 million a fortnight / $5 million a week from our local Logan economy.
Josh Frydenberg And JobKeeper: No Plans For Cairns
08 March 2021
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg may have arrived in Queensland but he hasn’t packed a plan to support the 8,096 workers and 2,631 businesses in Cairns and Far North Queensland who are expected to lose out when he cuts JobKeeper in just over a fortnight.
GDP Figures Cold Comfort To 2 Million Without Work Or Enough Work
03 March 2021
Today’s National Accounts confirm that while the recovery continues as restrictions ease, it remains patchy, and wages have actually gone backwards.
Wages Growth Still At Record Lows
24 February 2021
New ABS data released today has confirmed that annual wages growth remains at record lows, following years of wage stagnation under the Liberals long before the pandemic.