Australia’s economy

Here's some good news for our economy and the property markets

With so much negative news at present it was good to see that Australian employment increased in January to a record 12.4 million. In fact over 210,000 full-time jobs were created over the last year lifting the level to a record high of over 8.25 million full-time jobs. And when people are confident about their employment they…

Weekly economic update: The GFC and me. Ten years on, what have we learned?

The debate ought to be about whether we should have spent big. It was good that we did. But we need to “reload” and get the financial system under control, writes… A little more than a decade on from the the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the largest bankruptcy in history, many of the world’s advanced…