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Jobs market starts downturn, so where will growth come from?

Jobs market starts downturn, so where will growth come from?

The labour market is finally starting to catch up with the slowing growth of the broader economy. How can we speed it up again?

RBA chief shouldn’t be a prop in Josh Frydenberg’s hunt for credibility

RBA chief shouldn’t be a prop in Josh Frydenberg’s hunt for credibility

The governor of the Reserve Bank should not be used for political stunts by the government — and especially not when they want to put words in his mouth.

Morrison vetoes enshrining Indigenous voice in constitution

Morrison vetoes enshrining Indigenous voice in constitution

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has nixed the prospect of a constitutionally enshrined Indigenous voice to parliament, and RBA governor Philip Lowe has changed his tune on the pressing need for fiscal stimulus. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

The government can still end Australia’s lost years of economic growth

The government can still end Australia’s lost years of economic growth

Australia's new normal is low growth, low interest rates, low inflation and low productivity. The government needs to act before low employment joins the list.

RBA urges government to boost economy

RBA urges government to boost economy

Good morning, early birds. The Reserve Bank has called on the government to boost the struggling economy, and Labor is pursuing Senate amendments to the Coalition's tax cuts after supporting them in the lower house. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Treasury goes missing as our economic performance slumps

Treasury goes missing as our economic performance slumps

Once the leader of economic policy in Australia, a politicised Treasury is now marginal to debate and has a growing track record of failure.

Has anyone got the capacity to solve poor wages growth?

Has anyone got the capacity to solve poor wages growth?

The Reserve Bank knows that wages aren't growing, but doesn't know why, and doesn't know what level of unemployment is needed to get them growing.

Angry neoliberals rail at economic stimulus

Angry neoliberals rail at economic stimulus

Neoliberals are furious the Reserve Bank wants to stimulate the economy rather than enacting a purge that will inflict pain on workers and households.

What does the economic slowdown say about the RBA?

What does the economic slowdown say about the RBA?

Crikey readers discuss the Reserve Bank's interest rate cuts and Australia's productivity stagnation.

Reserve Bank looks to jolt alleged ‘strong economy’ with rate cut

Reserve Bank looks to jolt alleged ‘strong economy’ with rate cut

As expected, the Reserve Bank has cut interest rates to a new record low.