Media Releases

Ending JobKeeper Too Early a Handbrake on Recovery: Grattan

June 29, 2020

The Grattan Institute has added its voice to the broad and growing concern about the Morrison Government’s current plan to “snapback” economic support in September in a major new report which highlights the risk to recovery of a rapid withdrawal of assistance.

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IMF Warns Against Morrison’s “Snapback” Strategy

June 25, 2020

The International Monetary Fund has warned against the sudden withdrawal of economic support, highlighting the dangers of the Morrison Government’s September “snapback” which could jeopardise the recovery before it even gets going.

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Too Many Workers Left Behind in This Recession

June 25, 2020

New data has confirmed the devastating impact of this recession on Australian workers.

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More Cuts to Super Would Leave More Workers Behind

June 22, 2020

Renewed calls from the Morrison Government’s backbench to freeze the legislated Superannuation Guarantee increase just weeks before the Retirement Income Review is due are extremely concerning.

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835,000 Australians Left Behind in This Recession

June 18, 2020

with BRENDAN O’CONNOR MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR EMPLOYMENT AND INDUSTRY SHADOW MINISTER FOR SCIENCE SHADOW MINISTER FOR SMALL AND FAMILY BUSINESS MEMBER FOR GORTON

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750,000 Payroll Jobs Lost Since Virus Outbreak

June 16, 2020

New ABS data today confirms that around 750,000 payroll jobs have been lost since the outbreak of Coronavirus.

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