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  • Reserve Bank interest rates cut to historic low of 1% – live
  • Foreign banks take aim at Australia's big four oligopoly
  • Australian government boosts infrastructure support
  • The economy is weak and heading downward
  • 9 Champion Stocks (mid-year update)
  • Full statement of the RBA July monetary policy decision
  • Reserve Bank interest rates cut to historic low of 1% – live
  • Foreign banks take aim at Australia's big four oligopoly
  • Australian government boosts infrastructure support
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    Demographics

  • Rapid population growth for Australia is fuelled by migration
  • Latest ABS figures show Australia's population growth speeding up
  • What's Going On with Australia's Population Growth?
  • National immigration cut could see Adelaide's skill workers desert ...
  • Australia's rapid population growth fuels debate about whether ...
  • Rapid population growth for Australia is fuelled by migration
  • Latest ABS figures show Australia's population growth speeding up
  • What's Going On with Australia's Population Growth?
  • National immigration cut could see Adelaide's skill workers desert ...
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  • Iron ore price rise builds excitement for Australian exports
  • The economy is weak and heading downward
  • Full statement of the RBA July monetary policy decision
  • Australia's central bank cuts borrowing rate to record-low 1 per cent ...
  • LNG exports sustaining Australia's economic growth
  • Iron ore price rise builds excitement for Australian exports
  • The economy is weak and heading downward
  • Full statement of the RBA July monetary policy decision
  • Australia's central bank cuts borrowing rate to record-low 1 per cent ...
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    Public Spending

  • The economy is weak and heading downward
  • Tasmania urged to broaden its tax base, sell assets
  • Surprise surplus, big infrastructure projects, crackdown on tax ...
  • States climb $180bn debt mountain
  • PM 'not over reading' balanced budget as surplus
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    Public Debt

  • SA Budget: Debt set to double to $13.2bn
  • Australia's Interest-Rate Cut Fails to Lift Gloom About Economy
  • The scary graph showing Australians have the highest debt in the ...
  • Data Dumped: it's all bad news for the Australian economy
  • UK renewable infrastructure manager eyes Australian market
  • Australians starting to kick the credit card debt addiction
  • Australia's Sticky Unemployment Rate Underscores RBA's Challenge
  • Housing should be affordable, period
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    2019-06-29Australia Private Sector Credit MoM MAY
    2019-06-13Australia Consumer Inflation Expectations JUN
    2019-06-13Australia Employment Change MAY
    2019-06-13Australia Full Time Employment Chg MAY
    2019-06-13Australia Participation Rate MAY
    2019-06-13Australia Part Time Employment Chg MAY
    2019-06-13Australia Unemployment Rate MAY
    2019-06-11Australia NAB Business Confidence MAY
    2018-12-07Australia AIG Construction Index NOV
    2018-12-06Australia Retail Sales MoM OCT
    2018-12-06Australia Exports MoM OCT
    2018-12-06Australia Imports MoM OCT
    2018-12-06Australia Balance of Trade OCT
    2018-12-06Australia RBA Debelle Speech
    2018-12-05Australia AIG Services Index NOV
    2018-12-05Australia GDP Final Consumption QoQ Q3
    2018-12-05Australia GDP Capital Expenditure QoQ Q3
    2018-12-05Australia GDP Growth Rate YoY Q3
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    2018-12-05Australia GDP Deflator QoQ Q3
    2018-12-04Australia TD-MI Inflation Gauge MoM NOV
    2018-12-04Australia Current Account Q3
    2018-12-04Australia RBA Interest Rate Decision
    2018-08-07Australia AIG Construction Index JUL
    2018-08-07Australia RBA Interest Rate Decision
    2018-08-06Australia TD-MI Inflation Gauge MoM JUL
    2018-08-06Australia ANZ Job Advertisements MoM JUL
    2018-08-01Australia AIG Manufacturing Index JUL
    2018-07-31Australia TD-MI Inflation Gauge MoM JUL
    2018-07-31Australia HIA New Home Sales MoM JUN
    2018-07-31Australia Private Sector Credit MoM JUN
    2018-07-31Australia Private Sector Credit YoY JUN
    2018-07-27Australia PPI QoQ Q2
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    2018-07-26Australia Export Prices QoQ Q2
    2018-07-26Australia Import Prices QoQ Q2
    2018-07-25Australia RBA Trimmed Mean CPI YoY Q2
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    2018-07-25Australia RBA Weighted Mean CPI YoY Q2
    2018-07-25Australia RBA Weighted Mean CPI QoQ Q2
    2018-07-25Australia Inflation Rate YoY Q2
    2018-07-25Australia Inflation Rate QoQ Q2
    2018-07-20Australia Employment Change JUN
    2018-07-20Australia Full Time Employment Chg JUN
    2018-07-20Australia Participation Rate JUN
    2018-07-20Australia Part Time Employment Chg JUN
    2018-07-20Australia Unemployment Rate JUN
    2018-07-19Australia Westpac Leading Index MoM JUN
    2018-07-10Australia NAB Business Confidence JUN
    2018-06-21Australia Westpac Leading Index MoM MAY
    2018-06-21Australia RBA Bulletin
    2018-06-20Australia RBA Gov Lowe Speech
    2018-06-19Australia RBA Meeting Minutes
    2018-06-19Australia House Price Index YoY Q1
    2018-06-19Australia House Price Index QoQ Q1
    2018-06-13Australia Westpac Consumer Confidence Change JUN
    2018-06-13Australia Westpac Consumer Confidence Index JUN
    2018-05-31Australia Private Sector Credit YoY APR
    2018-05-31Australia Private Sector Credit MoM APR
    2018-05-31Australia Private Capital Expenditure QoQ Q1
    2018-05-30Australia Building Permits MoM APR
    2018-05-24Australia Westpac Leading Index MoM APR
    2018-05-23Australia Construction Work Done QoQ Q1
    2018-05-17Australia Part Time Employment Chg APR
    2018-05-17Australia Participation Rate APR
    2018-05-17Australia Full Time Employment Chg APR
    2018-05-17Australia Unemployment Rate APR
    2018-05-17Australia Employment Change APR
    2018-05-16Australia Wage Price Index QoQ Q1
    2018-05-16Australia Wage Price Index YoY Q1
    2018-05-15Australia RBA Meeting Minutes
    2018-05-11Australia Investment Lending for Homes MAR
    2018-05-11Australia Home Loans MoM MAR
    2018-05-10Australia Consumer Inflation Expectations MAY
    2018-05-09Australia Westpac Consumer Confidence Index MAY
    2018-05-09Australia Westpac Consumer Confidence Change MAY
    2018-05-08Australia Retail Sales MoM MAR
    2018-05-07Australia AIG Construction Index APR
    2018-05-07Australia NAB Business Confidence APR
    2018-05-07Australia ANZ Job Advertisements MoM APR
    2018-05-04Australia RBA Monetary Policy Statement
    2018-05-04Australia New Motor Vehicle Sales YoY APR
    2018-05-03Australia AIG Services Index APR
    2018-05-03Australia Exports MoM MAR
    2018-05-03Australia Imports MoM MAR
    2018-05-03Australia Balance of Trade MAR
    2018-05-03Australia Building Permits MoM MAR
    2018-05-01Australia AIG Manufacturing Index APR
    2018-05-01Australia RBA Interest Rate Decision
    2018-05-01Australia RBA Gov Lowe Speech
    2018-04-30Australia HIA New Home Sales MoM MAR
    2018-04-30Australia Private Sector Credit YoY MAR
    2018-04-30Australia Private Sector Credit MoM MAR