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What economic plan?

June 3, 2016 - 09:10 -- Admin

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declared that GDP growth of 3.1%, reported by the ABS on 1 June, showed that his plan for the economy was on track:

You cannot succeed without a clear economic plan. Everything we have is encouraging companies to invest, to employ.

So far so good.

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May 31, 2016 - 10:25 -- Admin

Charles Dickens wrote a book called Oliver Twist. It is undoubtedly a classic. The book has been the subject of numerous reviews, movies and is frequently a subject for study in English Literature classes. Perhaps the best known section of the book is where young Oliver asks the Master of the Workhouse for ‘more’.

Jobs and growth but what jobs?

May 11, 2016 - 10:00 -- Admin


There are two key aspects to the government’s ‘jobs and growth’ mantra: one that it has been successful in creating 300,000 jobs and that its cut to company tax for small businesses will encourage business expansion (growth) and create more. Both assertions, however, are a bit rubbery to say the least.

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