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When it comes to the economy, Turnbull bested Abbott by a large margin

When it comes to the economy, Turnbull bested Abbott by a large margin

Turnbull presided over booming employment and a lift in economic growth, but failure to act on wage stagnation will leave a tarnished legacy.

Psst Scott, here’s some some budget briefing notes if you need them

Psst Scott, here’s some some budget briefing notes if you need them

Could this be Scott Morrison's last chance to get the budget right? Here are some pointers on how he can achieve a strong surplus and begin rebuilding the nation’s crumbling wealth.

Has Morrison ‘turned the debt ship around’?

Has Morrison ‘turned the debt ship around’?

Australia's debt outlook is showing improvement. But Morrison’s claim this is evidence of “turning the debt ship around’’ might be regarded as premature.

Cash-strapped Aussies buying less as wages, retailers languish

Cash-strapped Aussies buying less as wages, retailers languish

The Australian Retailers Association responded with undisguised alarm to the latest figures.

Ruthless Xi Jinping consolidates power ahead of all-important Communist Party Congress

Ruthless Xi Jinping consolidates power ahead of all-important Communist Party Congress

The upcoming Chinese Communist Party Congress could have serious ramifications for Australia.

Australia’s net worth in the doldrums despite global boom

Australia’s net worth in the doldrums despite global boom

Australia’s net worth tumbled in the two years Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey were PM and treasurer -- by a staggering $114.6 billion. It has collapsed by a further $76.2 billion since Turnbull took over.

The economy continues to tank under Moz, but don’t worry, it’s only hurting workers and the needy

The economy continues to tank under Moz, but don’t worry, it’s only hurting workers and the needy

Corporations are getting away with ever more tax evasion while assistance to the needy, children and those on welfare continues to fall. Hats off to Scott Morrison and Joe Hockey.

Chalmers: even Turnbull’s good economic news is terrible

Chalmers: even Turnbull’s good economic news is terrible

Mathias Cormann and Scott Morrison are falling all over themselves to say that the economy as not as bad as they had thought it might be. But as shadow finance minister Jim Chalmers writes, that's not exactly good news.

Workers’ share of the pudding at an all-time low

Workers’ share of the pudding at an all-time low

What is transpiring now is quite bizarre: a sudden and apparently sustained collapse in workers’ share of wealth.