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2024-25 Federal Budget Recap

In his 2024 Federal Budget speech, treasurer, Jim Chalmers, announced that ‘The number one priority of this government and this Budget is helping Australians with the cost of living’. But what exactly does that mean? Let’s take a closer look at what the 2024 Budget proposes – An average tax cut of $1,888 in 2024-25 […]

Quarterly Economic Update: Jul – Sep 2023

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Australia’s annual inflation rate has taken an unexpected step up, increasing pressure on the Reserve Bank to push interest rates higher and once again raising the prospect that Australia will fall into recession sometime over the next few months. The annual inflation rate for the year to August reached 5.2 per cent, up from 4.9 […]