Indonesian officials learn about Australian fiscal policy

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Published
A member of both APEC and the G20, Indonesia has the largest economy in South East Asia which, since the Global Financial Crisis, has experienced strong sustained economic growth around five per cent.  With a population over 260 million, more than ten times Australia’s, Indonesia is the world’s third largest democracy. In 2017-18 Australia will […]

Economy further challenged by 2017 Budget

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Published
The Treasurer falls short of what Australia needs to sustain growth in the long-term. Moreover, in spite of a somewhat popular view that this was a “labour budget”, the artificial distinction between good and bad debt and several of the provisions around social welfare provide fertile grounds for Australia’s hidden disease, inequality, to blossom. Overview […]