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  • Coulton's Catch-up: Future growth of Australian agriculture is needed
  • Brisbane ranked down in Creating Great Australian Cities list
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  • Picking tomorrow's winners: How to find Australian companies ...
  • Innovation is still the key to jobs and growth
  • Hayne royal commission's harsh reminder of the importance of a ...
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    Demographics

  • Brain gain: education credited for Australian population growth
  • Sydney finances what Melbourne makes
  • 38475 people ditch Sydney in just two years
  • Australia's Immigration Solution: Small-Town Living
  • Here's what's driving population growth across Australia
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  • Coulton's Catch-up: Future growth of Australian agriculture is needed
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  • CPTPP likely to increase garment exports to Australia
  • Australia's monster trade surplus looks like good news for GDP
  • There's more to Asia than just China, ANZ tells Aussie farmers
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    Public Spending

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    Public Debt

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  • WA Labor to hike utility fees
  • Australia loaded up on debt but peak has passed: OECD
  • Budget reply was aspirational rather than realistic
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-05-31AUPrivate Sector Credit YoY APR5.10%00
    2018-05-31AUPrivate Sector Credit MoM APR0.50%0.35%00
    2018-05-31AUPrivate Capital Expenditure QoQ Q1-0.20%2.09%00
    2018-05-30AUBuilding Permits MoM APR0.35%00
    2018-05-24AUWestpac Leading Index MoM APR-0.20%0.10%00
    2018-05-23AUConstruction Work Done QoQ Q1-19.40%9%00
    2018-05-17AUPart Time Employment Chg APR24.7K3.5K01
    2018-05-17AUParticipation Rate APR65.50%65.74%01
    2018-05-17AUFull Time Employment Chg APR-19.9K11.7K01
    2018-05-17AUUnemployment Rate APR5.50%5.50%01