Interest rates and inflation

Cash rate reaches 12-year high

Why did the cash rate rise? The Reserve Bank decided to raise the cash rate again on Tuesday, after keeping it unchanged since July.

china economy trouble

Why is China’s economy in trouble?

China’s housing market has crashed, investors are withdrawing, and youth unemployment is so high the government has stopped publishing the number. Senior leaders met last

imf wish list australia

The IMF’s wish list for Australia’s economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published its Australian policy ‘wish list’, including stronger climate policies, a tougher approach to inflation, and sweeping tax changes.

young people food insecurity

Young people are facing food insecurity

More than half of young people (aged 18 to 24) are experiencing food insecurity, according to Australia’s largest food relief organisation, Foodbank.

Is JobSeeker rising

JobSeeker payments have risen

JobSeeker is rising on Wednesday, following a combination of periodic increases and new laws taking effect. Here’s the important details

Gender pay gap at all-time low

Gender pay gap hits all-time low

The latest official figures show the gender pay gap in full-time earnings has fallen to an all-time low. Why has the gap closed?

Revlon has filed for bankruptcy

Revlon has filed for bankruptcy.

What went wrong? Cosmetics company Revlon has filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. It’s not quite the end of the line for the 90-year-old brand,

What's going on with gas prices?

“It will be an expensive winter”

What’s going on with gas prices? Australian gas prices have spiked, especially in Victoria. Treasurer Jim Chalmers has called it a “perfect storm” and warned

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