Successive IGRs have projected ever-faster declining rates of net overseas migration as a share of the population, yet the actual rate of net overseas migration as a share of population continues to increase.
The Federal Budget forecasts real wages to go backwards over the next two years. But that wouldn’t be the case if the rate of compulsory super contributions wasn’t increasing.
The Government’s tax plan keeps changing, and it can be hard to keep up. Here is everything you need to know before tomorrow’s budget, in the one place.
How the new policy will work, what it actually means for families and the economy, and how it compares to Labor’s policy
The Treasurer has said he intends to prioritise the economic recovery over reducing deficits. New analysis by the PBO suggests this is wise.
The increasingly strident and wide-spread criticism of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout is a problem of the Commonwealth Government’s own making. It is time for the Commonwealth Government to level with Australians, so we can better understand what the plan is and whether everything really is going to plan.
Cutting unemployment benefits by $50 a week will take about $5 billion out of the economy in the coming year. That’s not good news for jobs.
The Morrison Government today finally announced an increase in the permanent rate of JobSeeker. But still unemployed Australians are being asked to live well below the poverty line.
High childcare costs continue to hurt families. Affordable childcare could boost workforce participation and help the COVID recovery.
Here’s a useful chart for people trying to keep trace of the ’stubborn tail’ of COVID-19 cases.