Fiscal stimulus is needed now more than ever so Australians can be confident to go out and spend.
Thanks to Daniel Andrews and his government, Australia faces an economic disaster. But the federal government must step up on the response.
The new Victorian shutdown will force an overhaul of Australia's fiscal and economic outlook. And we need more stimulus, too – much more.
Nearly a third of Australians aged 18-24 dipped into their superannuation funds due to the economic effects of COVID-19. How damaging is this to their long-term savings?
Evidence is mounting that COVID-19 could leave long-lasting health effects on many sufferers. How will the government support these 'long-haulers' post-pandemic?
The pandemic has reinforced a growing enthusiasm for closing borders against external threats — and business is unwilling to provide any incentive to stop it.
The risks of inflation from a supply-side shock appear fanciful, while unemployment remains a worsening, not improving problem.
How safe are Australia’s banks? What will happen to the 800,000 loans they have deferred? Will the recession create a tidal wave of mortgage defaults that sends banks to the wall?
Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher were avatars of big government, big debt and wage stagnation. Is that what Josh Frydenberg wants?