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Brisbane petrol prices hit 4-month high. Record lift in inflation; Job ads rebound
10 months ago

Brisbane petrol prices hit 4-month high. Record lift in inflation; Job ads rebound

Weekly Petrol Prices; Job advertisements; Inflation gauge

Fuel prices: According to the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average price of unleaded petrol fell by 1.6 cents to 124.1 cents …
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Free childcare, cheap petrol drives down Australia’s cost of living for third time on record
10 months ago

Free childcare, cheap petrol drives down Australia’s cost of living for third time on record

Free childcare and cheaper petrol have driven the cost of living in Australia backwards for only the third time on record.

The record 1.9 per cent fall in the consumer …
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Delivery and the future of dining: ‘Convenience is eroding that little extra effort’
10 months ago

Delivery and the future of dining: ‘Convenience is eroding that little extra effort’

Less than two weeks after Scott Morrison gave states and territories the green light to loosen the one person per four-square-metre rule to two square metres, metropolitan Melbourne re-entered stage …
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Sydney petrol prices surge; Home sales rebound
10 months ago

Sydney petrol prices surge; Home sales rebound

Value of debit card purchases hits record highWeekly Petrol Prices; Tourism; Credit/debit cards; Home sales; COVID-19 survey

Petrol prices: According to the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average price …
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‘Go Local First’campaign launched by Govt to drive recovery
10 months ago

‘Go Local First’campaign launched by Govt to drive recovery

The Morrison Government, partnering with the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia (COSBOA) has launched a dedicated program to register and promote local business to consumers in an effort …
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Petrol prices: The problem with price dropping to 80c a litre
1 year ago

Petrol prices: The problem with price dropping to 80c a litre

Who remembers the year 2000? Sydney had the Olympics, Cathy Freeman was the fastest woman in the world on the 400 metre track, and the price of petrol was around …
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Petrol and fresh food prices spike, but inflation remains low
1 year ago

Petrol and fresh food prices spike, but inflation remains low

A spike in petrol prices at the end of the year and drought-driven food shortages have pushed inflation higher, but not by much.

Consumer prices rose 0.6 per cent in …
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Reserve Bank cuts interest rates to historic low of 0.75% to boost weak economy
2 years ago

Reserve Bank cuts interest rates to historic low of 0.75% to boost weak economy

RBA’s third reduction in the cash rate in five months an attempt to increase employment and lift stubbornly low inflation

Australia’s central bank has cut the official cash rate by …
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On Demand Economy, impacts on the downstream petroleum market
2 years ago

On Demand Economy, impacts on the downstream petroleum market

By  •  ACAPMA, Economy

ACAPMA recently participated in the Victorian Inquiry into the On Demand Economy which is aiming to unpick the myriad concerns and operating structures that come with the rapidy evolving Gig …
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Five reasons to be cheerful about the Australian economy
2 years ago

Five reasons to be cheerful about the Australian economy

Economics is sometimes known as the dismal science. Which is a shame, because at its heart economics is ultimately about the pursuit of happiness.

It’s also a shame because it …
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