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Australia’s economy tanked during COVID-19 lockdowns

Australia's economy sank by 1.9 per cent in the September quarter as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns in the nation's major states.

Treasurer makes economic case for net zero emissions

Frydenberg has declared it is in Australia's interest to back global climate targets as he makes the case for a 2050 net zero emissions goal.

Accountants worry over economic outlook

Nearly half of Australia's accounting fraternity are worried about the state of the economy over the next three months.

Economists fear even deeper downturn

Australia's economic downturn appears to be going from bad to worse as virus lockdowns in the nation's biggest states become broader.

Treasurer less certain on economic outlook

Josh Frydenberg appears less confident that a recession can be avoided as NSW's lockdown looks set to drag on beyond the end of the month.

Aid at hand as NSW lockdown set to extend

The risk of a protracted virus lockdown in the nation's biggest city will have a major impact on the broader Australian economy.

Business confidence slumps as JobKeeper winds up

Business confidence in the Hunter and NSW has fallen in the first quarter of 2021, according to the latest study from Business NSW. The Business Conditions Survey, conducted throughout March as the end...

Calls to extend JobKeeper

The Hunter's Federal MPs have thrown their support behind a Labor Party campaign calling for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to extend JobKeeper payments until the end of the year. Shortland MP Pat Conroy,...