Crikey November 16, 2007 1 Comment
Since the election of 2004 the CPI has risen 8.3% but an actual decline in the cost of clothing and small rises in the cost of household goods and communications disguise the somewhat sharper rises in the price of food, alcohol and tobacco, rents, health and education, writes Richard Farmer.
Crikey July 25, 2007
Figures released at 11.30am today finds All Groups CPI rose 1.2% in the June quarter 2007, compared with 0.1% in the March quarter. Headline CPI rose 2.1% through the year to June quarter 2007.
Crikey July 19, 2007
The highlights and lowlights of this morning's sharemarket activity.
Crikey July 12, 2007
Grocery prices are the sort of issue governments can’t really do anything about. But it’s the sort of thing that works wonderfully for oppositions. And the timing couldn’t have been better for Kevin Rudd.