We certainly have an enormous commodities boom. The Aussie dollar did rally initially, up until the beginning of this year, and has come off a bit since then.
Today the US economy still remains important despite its gross domestic product (GDP) declining from 40 percent of world output in 1960 to 24 per cent by 2019.
To be effective, a government should identify the problems it wants to tackle, specify what it will do about them, implement relevant policies, then carry a majority of the public with it.
An atmosphere of self-congratulation and excited claims tends to obscure the true state of play in Australia’s renewable energy industry. There’s a long way to go and outputs will need to rise many times faster to meet clean energy ambitions.
Given Latin America's long history of fiscal instability, banking collapses, and failed economic advisors, bitcoin promises an unorthodox form of insulation from shock.
Disability pensions in Australia, where entering into a relationship can be a poverty sentence
Talk of 'aspiration' clouds the fact Labor's new tax policy favours the top 10% at the expense of everyone else.
The star performer since Covid has been greater Brisbane, which added 25,000 full time jobs, followed by the rest of Queensland.
The current timber shortage reflects both a lack of sufficient supply of local plantation softwood (pine) and insufficient imports of hardwood sawn timber.
Despite all the debate and discussion about Covid-19 and working from home (WFH), the increase in the overall proportion of people working from home won't be as great as much of the media might have you think.
Ominously there will be a decline in the proportion of working Australians (the number of people working to support school/ welfare recipients).
Even with youth unemployment out at 10.5 percent, with the Reserve Bank of Australia warning unemployment is likely to worsen, rural Australia’s most pressing problem is a chronic shortage of labour.