During the election campaign, a tweet by the Liberal Party suggested Australia's record-breaking economic expansion will continue — are they correct?
Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers claimed the rate of economic growth has fallen to the lowest level since the global financial crisis. Is he correct?
For Wayne Swan, Australia's avoidance of a recession during the financial crisis was only the start of a long-term challenge to safeguard economic democracy, one his party must continue to face.
History will conclude that the critics of Labor’s GFC response 10 years ago were hopelessly wrong. By avoiding a sudden, deep recession, Australia also avoided testing out what its effect may have been on our democratic system.
A decade ago, Kevin Rudd's Labor government pulled off a marvel that made Australia one of the most impressive economies in history.
Ten years on from the pre-GFC sharemarket peak, the Australian economy is very different but has prospered thanks to smart choices by policymakers.
The problem isn't just that Australia's debt has surpassed $500 billion. It's that the Coalition is racking up debt much faster than the last Labor government did, writes shadow finance minister Jim Chalmers.
Should you worry that the Australian economy is about to come crashing down? Well, yes ... and no.