Category Archives: Australian Economy

Australian consumer confidence at dire levels

Australians appear, at least on the outside, to be a fairly lucky bunch. Having avoided the major impacts of the GFC, profiting from a rapidly expanding China which has been chewing up as much as the Aussie miners can shovel … Continue reading

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Australian Housing Credit growth

Australian Housing credit growth is looking…. well… well it’s been stronger let’s just say that. Leith van Onselen over at Macrobusiness has sourced the graph below Reserve Bank of Australia, data. From the article: Reserve Bank of Australia data ” … Continue reading

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Forecast: Australian Energy demand 2012 – 2021

A great new chart below from Origin Energy, currently hosted here on ASX.com.au, demonstrating increasing demand “showing forecasts for the years ahead being revised up each year until 2009, but being revised down each year since then.” The question, as … Continue reading

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Australia’s employment outlook

Australia. Dubbed ‘The lucky country’, the Aussies managed to avoid major recession during the global financial crisis, and have continued to prosper in the following years during the global recovery. The country however is in an interesting position however, as … Continue reading

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Australian Housing Credit Growth Levelling Out?

Australian Property is an interesting beast. Some call it a bubble ready to pop, and others say Australia is different from the rest of the world’s property markets, and is anything but a bubble. This blog doesn’t take a position … Continue reading

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Australian tourism in 25 year low according to ABS.

The Australian tourism sector is in dire straits. As commented by Leith Van Onselen over at Macrobusiness, the Aussie tourism sector is currently suffering it’s lowest volume of tourists in 25 years. From Leith’s article Bogan exodus continues: “Short-term resident … Continue reading

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