It’s likely the last thing homeowners and investors want to hear right now, but Australian interest rates could be about to jump unexpectedly.
The past financial year has been one of the most volatile on record for stock markets, yet almost every Australian super fund has delivered similar returns.
To date, there has been little attention on the technology’s potential environmental challenges.
The good news in the Reserve Bank’s latest quarterly set of forecasts is that the recession won’t be as steep as it thought last time.
The federal government should use this ample fiscal firepower to ensure Victorians get through this crisis.
COVID-19 and the growing recession concentrated in the services sector will not just increase social inequality, but accelerate the growing spatial divide in our cities.
Coastal land affected by flooding – including high tides and extreme seas – could increase by 48% by 2100.
Australians will as a result have until 30 December to withdraw up to $10,000 for the first or second time.
In Australia, walking and cycling only receive between 0.1% and 2% of transport budgets.
Unions, peak bodies and activists have given the changes a thoroughly mixed reception.