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Economy

Food is getting expensive

#Food #Retail #HeiseSays Food is getting more expensive. References Food prices rising at Coles and Woolworths as competition easeshttps://www.afr.com/companies/retail/food-prices-rising-at-coles-and-woolworths-as-competition-eases-20191105-p537i0?fbclid=IwAR1EqLuUXC27V-voZEnM97TsJxZ6HwzVYltCA7-flI6shyjWH0erWaZiuHQ

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Economy

Cost of Living Increases

#CPI #Living #HeiseSays Cost of living is increasing. References Inflation edges up taking some heat off the RBA to cut interest rates https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-30/inflation-edges-up-taking-some-heat-off-rba-to-raise-rates/11652388?section=business

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Economy Recession

The Wage Growth Failure

#Wages #Economy #HeiseSays Wage growth has plunged and the RBA is at a loss to explain why. References Wages growth in Australia: The truth about this viral graph https://www.news.com.au/finance/economy/australian-economy/wages-growth-in-australia-the-truth-about-this-viral-graph/news-story/d75327cfb07c8a961b3688873397bb17

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Economy Recession

Expanding the GST

#Taxation #Economy #HeiseSays Increasing the day to day cost of living….smart! References https://www.news.com.au/finance/work/leaders/calls-to-expand-the-gst-are-shot-down-by-the-prime-minister/news-story/fb3090047d7acc2266270ca3d0e92115

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Economy

Reporting Australia’s $10,000 Cash Ban

#CashBan #Australia #Money The ABC and SBS are finally reporting about the proposed cash transaction ban, 8 day’s after the due date for submissions to the treasury. What is the point? References Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019 https://www.treasury.gov.au/consultation/c2019-t395788 Paying more than $10,000 in cash could make you a criminal under proposed […]

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Economy

Education and Health Costs Are Up

#Education #Economy #Recession The Government dominated sectors of Healthcare and Education are driving up our costs of living. Are subsidies or competition the solution? References Families feel squeeze as healthcare, education costs outpace inflation https://www.theage.com.au/politics/federal/families-feel-squeeze-as-healthcare-education-costs-outpace-inflation-20190819-p52ihv.html

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Economy

JB Hi-Fi Bucks the Retail Recession

Unemployment #Recession #Retail JB Hi-Fi has bucked the trend and avoided the impact of the retail recession. A turn-around or simply a result of their product brand a people naively spending a tax-cut like a handout? References JB Hi-Fi announces strong profit, despite bleak retail conditions https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-12/jb-hi-fi-results-profit-tough-retail-sector/11404608?section=business

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Economy

Australia’s Unemployment Rate is set to Rise

#Unemployment #Recession #Economy Market Economists are predicting Australia’s Unemployment rate will rise late this week. That would seem to align with the recent news about the retail recession that is underway. References Wage and unemployment numbers set to pressure RBA to cut interest rates again https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-11/interest-rates-under-pressure-again-from-wage-jobs-figures/11398864?section=business Roy Morgan Employment Estimates (1999-2019) https://www.roymorgan.com/morganpoll/unemployment/estimates-detailed

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Economy

Make your submission – Australia’s Cash $10000 Ban

#CashLimit #AusPOL #$10,000 The Australian government is proposing to limit cash transaction to $10,000 or less to reduce the black market, make sure you get your submission to Treasury before the deadline on the 12 August 2019. References John Adam’s – https://www.adamseconomics.com/post/cash-transaction-ban-consultation-submission-john-adams?fbclid=IwAR0bwG9IHoyRHoy4KaTklKjQ6QyNS2VNbD9cAlmRaF_LgRIxm_RmX6lBff0 My Submission – https://says.heise.com.au/contacting-the-house-of-reps-about-the-restrictions-on-the-use-of-cash/ Treasury – https://www.treasury.gov.au/consultation/c2019-t395788

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AUSPol Economy

Contacting the House of Reps about the Restrictions on the Use of Cash

#AusPOL #HouseofReps #CashLimit What better way to spend a Sunday night than to try and contact every member of the House of Representatives informing them of my concerns with the Draft Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019. Watch and join in as well, let’s flood them with concern so they all pay […]