What is the state of the Australian economy?


What is the state of the Australian economy? With the federal budget just over two weeks away, the economy is set to come roaring back into focus on your newsfeed. So, we thought we’d get you up to speed well in advance. How are we going with inflation and the cost of living? What should you expect from HECS and HELP debt indexation this year? And what early clues do we have about this year’s budget? Today on the deep dive, we speak to the Australia Institute and the Centre for Future Work’s Chief Economist Greg Jericho to take a temperature check of the economy.

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