Thursday, August 6, 2020

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Tag: economy

Rush for answers after four years of idleness

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gunner, Finocchiaro present fuzzy ideas to get us out of the pandemic chaos. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

A gas-led recovery is short term, good only for the gas industry

 

Canberra is proposing a gas-led recovery at a time when US oil and gas company bankruptcies are stacking up daily and the industry continues its downwards trajectory, desperate for handouts, writes Bruce Robertson, author of a report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis entitled Gas Cannot Stimulate the Economy, Reduce Emissions, or Provide Cheap Power.

Industry development in the NT a government policy vacuum

The new Economic Reconstruction Commission will come up with major and valuable recommendations. But does the Government have the ability, commitment and resources to implement them? And what role will the resource industries play? ANALYSIS by DON FULLER (pictured).

Territory basket case in Commsec State of the States Report

 

"We have consistently had the worst performing economy in the nation and Territorians are sick of it. We don’t deserve to be last, we deserve to be first, but we have a Government with no drive, no vision and no capability to deliver," writes Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro.

NT dismal in State of the States Report

 

 

Population, construction spending plummet, unemployment up, according to the Commsec State of the States Report. "We don’t deserve to be last, we deserve to be first," says Opposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro.

Feds should use NAIF to lift northern Australia’s economy

 

 

Nearly five years on, only $88.5 million has been released for projects in Northern Australia, less than 2% in total funding, write Senator Murray Watt, Shadow Minister for Northern Australia, Warren Snowdon MP and Senator Malarndirri McCarthy (both pictured).

Territory Alliance looking beyond COVID-19

 

 

We believe the Commonwealth Government, in working with financial institutions, should provide a business rental rebate of 75% which can be paid to landlords who accept 75% of rents as full payment, writes Terry Mills (pictured), Territory Alliance.

NT state final demand declines further

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Drop of 2.5% in the December quarter follows 8.4% in September, according to the ABS. Real action is needed, says the Opposition. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Boundless downturn: retail and tourism figures decline

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Sharp drop in the usual boom month of August, writes Gary Higgins, Leader of the Opposition.

Government's 2nd birthday – little to show: Higgins

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Labor promised it would create 14,000 jobs per year, at last count we are at least 25,000 short, writes Gary Higgins (pictured), Leader of the Opposition.

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