Australian Federal Budget 2015

Budget explainer: Debts and deficits, is Australia really the worst?

With the budget coming out this week this explainer will arm you with a better understanding of the key terms and facts needed – and what they mean for you. By: Mark Crosby, Melbourne Business School There have been recent claims that Australia’s government debt is growing more rapidly than any other developed economy. Is this correct? Surely Australia…

A field guide to the 2015 Federal Budget

When the 2015-2016 federal budget is released on May 12 there will be much analysis of specific measures and all sorts of claims and counterclaims about deficits and debt will be made. The following is a “field guide” to the federal budget: an attempt to provide a taxonomy of the issues and help make some…