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South Australia’s Unemployment Threat

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South Australia’s Unemployment Threat

The recent sharp rise in the South Australian unemployment rate to 7.4 percent has set alarm bells ringing. Fears that unemployment will continue to rise are well founded.

Is Australia due for a recession?

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Is Australia due for a recession?

The Australian economy is entering its 24th year without a recession, as we move into the second half of 2014.

Fiscal Squeeze on South Australia
Falling Real Wages

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Falling Real Wages

It is rare in Australia to see falls in real wages but in the last six months the annual rate of inflation has been higher than the rate at which…

It’s Tax Time

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It’s Tax Time

With the Federal Budget now behind us, the end of the financial year is fast approaching and that means it’s time to get your tax affairs in order.

Prepare for Government Economic Rhetoric Change

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Prepare for Government Economic Rhetoric Change

Get set for a change in rhetoric from Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his government on the performance of the economy.

Ethical saving

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Ethical saving

When we put money into our bank accounts and our superannuation funds, we think we’re acting responsibly – saving that money for a rainy day or for our retirement.

Housing: The Temperature Is Rising

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Housing: The Temperature Is Rising

The RBA may need to deal with the ongoing rise in house prices through policy change, shifting the imbalance in the economy away from housing towards a different sector.

Future Proofing: One Campaign Ends, Another Begins

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Future Proofing: One Campaign Ends, Another Begins

Premier Jay Weatherill is first out of the election campaign starting blocks, flagging that Labor will make a series of major policy announcements well before the March state election is…

It’s Time To Sell But Are They Any Buyers?

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It’s Time To Sell But Are They Any Buyers?

For Australian business, intergenerational change, ageing population and succession are all top of mind at present, but these important issues may not be getting the attention they deserve.

 

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