In a world with lower growth and less immigration, Australia's traditional sources of growth won't be able to stimulate jobs growth. What will take their place?
New Treasury figures forecast that the unemployment rate will double from 5.1% to 10% and new cases of coronavirus dipped below 50 over the bank holiday weekend. George Pell is being investigated over new child abuse allegations and NSW will now test anyone with even mild flu-like symptoms in either at-risk areas or sites with unexplained transmissions.
Good morning, early birds. A former ASIO director is urging Chinese-Australians to assist security agencies in weeding out Chinese interference, and the immigration minister wants to help new refugees adjust to rural life Down Under. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Good morning, early birds. Josh Frydenberg wants to ensure senior Australians are upskilled and employed in an effort to boost the economy, and in Hong Kong, police say protesters have no option but to surrender. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Good morning, early birds. The International Monetary Fund has painted a gloomy picture for Australia's economic growth, and new information obtained by the ABC sheds light on its Afghan Files investigations. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
If forecasts from most economists are right, annual growth for 2018-19 could be the slowest since 2009, or worse still, since 2000.
The fall of a property developer yesterday has flagged serious decline for the property game. Will it take the rest of the economy with it?
It’s a great time to have a lower dollar. But we wouldn't want it to stay too low for too long.