Australia’s jobless rate sank to a new 13-year low last month with a big rise in full-time positions, as the economy shrugged off more of the Omicron Covid disr…
In its latest quarterly statement on monetary policy, the Reserve Bank has laid out three possible scenarios for the economic outlook.
Economists at a major Australian bank have slashed their economic growth forecast for the March quarter to zero due to the impact of Omicron on activity.
Residential building approvals in Victoria surpassed 70,000 in 2021 – proving the construction industry is leading the state’s economic recovery.
While confidence remains relatively stable, strong November results for the retail sector could trigger false hope, economists warn.
The Reserve Bank of Australia’s first meeting of 2022 shapes as a cliffhanger, with economists split over the fate of the central bank’s bond-buying program.
Policy makers can counteract how sentiment triumphs over facts, according to a discussion paper released by the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Economists at Australia's largest retail bank are predicting a robust economic outlook, but have also warned of a build-up in inflation pressures.
The geniuses in the financial markets – and they must be geniuses because they’re paid far more than we are – think next year will be an absolute ripper.
Australian Property Investor Magazine
There are two main facilities on a family home loan that should exist in anyone's tax planning toolbox but unfortunately, they are often misunderstood or improperly used.
While metropolitan property markets report a going-out of the tide on property values, investment prospects still lap the shores of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.
Australia’s largest building company, Metricon, has denied reports that it is facing insolvency or at risk of joining a long line of major builders to go into liquidation.
Known more for its tropical lifestyle, crocodiles and zany NT News headlines revolving around aliens and nudity, Darwin’s appeal as serious property investment location is no laughing matter.
Regional properties around Australia continue to outperform the city markets, with price gains delivering profits to investors but exacerbating a rental and first-home buyer crisis.
Both major parties have made major policy announcements around housing and affordability but neither has addressed what most industry experts regard as the biggest issue of all.
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Hidden away in the back of the Australian Budget and unmentioned in the Treasurers speech, was a simple statement confirming that:
“The Government will replace the individual tax residency rules with a new framework that is easy to understand, provides certainty and reduces compl…
We trust this seminar gives you a clearer understanding of the Australian Budget Announcements including:
• How Covid19 has impacted the Australian Government’s federal finances
• Measures the Government intends to undertake to reinvigorate the Australian economy
• Latest taxatio…
Australian property prices look to be on a rocketing path, with first home buyers, low-interest rates and FOMO (fear of missing out) fueling the demand for the start of 2021.
However, with stimulus packages coming to an end, and international borders remaining closed, can this ex…
For anyone considering Australia as a future place of residence planning your taxation affairs is a critical element of the migration process.
The Australian taxation system is extremely complex and taxes residents worldwide income.
Thankfully, legal and sensible tax …