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Australia needs you to get a pay rise - NEWS.com.au;

Australia needs you to get a pay rise - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auAustralia needs you to get a pay riseNEWS.com.auTHE Government might not reach the Budget surplus it wants by 2021 for one simple reason. You're not getting the pay rise you want. That's the pre-Budget assessment by leading economic consultants who expect growth in 2016-17 will be projected at close ...and more »

Budget won't be in black by 2021: Richardson - Sky News Australia;

Budget won't be in black by 2021: Richardson - Sky News Australia

Sky News AustraliaBudget won't be in black by 2021: RichardsonSky News AustraliaAn avid federal budget watcher has issued a stark warning to the Turnbull government as budget day fast approaches - get spending under control or taxes will eventually have to rise. Chris Richardson, an economist at Deloitte Access Economics, says the ...and more »

Budget 2017: future generations to pay for today's political failures - The Australian;

Budget 2017: future generations to pay for today's political failures - The Australian

The AustralianBudget 2017: future generations to pay for today's political failuresThe AustralianCanberra's inability to rein in spending is leaving future generation Australians with a huge tax bill and the country vulnerable to losing Australia's AAA credit rating, which would push unemployment up and sap living standards, new modelling to be ...and more »

Budget deficit nearly $2bn worse than projected five months ago, report finds - The Guardian;

Budget deficit nearly $2bn worse than projected five months ago, report finds - The Guardian

The GuardianBudget deficit nearly $2bn worse than projected five months ago, report findsThe GuardianAustralia's deficit will be $14.3bn in 2019-20, making the likelihood of the budget returning to balance by 2020-21 hard to achieve, Deloitte's Budget Monitor projects. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images. Australian budget 2017 ...and more »

Surplus, AAA rating at risk in homebuyer-friendly budget - The Sydney Morning Herald;

Surplus, AAA rating at risk in homebuyer-friendly budget - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldSurplus, AAA rating at risk in homebuyer-friendly budgetThe Sydney Morning HeraldFirst home buyers would be able to withdraw money from superannuation for a deposit on the condition they put it back later and save more quickly for deposits by having their pay directed into superannuation-like accounts under proposals being ...and more »

Debt-ridden families to be hit hardest if Australia loses AAA-credit rating - Herald Sun;

Debt-ridden families to be hit hardest if Australia loses AAA-credit rating - Herald Sun

Herald SunDebt-ridden families to be hit hardest if Australia loses AAA-credit ratingHerald SunDEBT-ridden Australian families would cop the biggest hit should the federal government lose its AAA-credit rating, a leading economist is warning. Ahead of next week's federal Budget, Deloitte's Chris Richardson warned spending “insanity” would create ...and more »

Deficit repair slips even with profit surge: Access - The Australian Financial Review;

Deficit repair slips even with profit surge: Access - The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial ReviewDeficit repair slips even with profit surge: AccessThe Australian Financial ReviewChris Richardson says a surplus forecast looks doubtful because it assumes tens of billions of dollars of cuts in projected grants to the states will stay in place. AAP. Share on Facebook · Share on twitter · Share on Google Plus. by Laura Tingle ...and more »

Coalition's Budget $100b blowout - Courier Mail;

Coalition's Budget $100b blowout - Courier Mail

Courier MailCoalition's Budget $100b blowoutCourier MailNew private sector forecasts published today by Deloitte Access suggest the miscalculation has swollen to $105 billion. Coming on the back of Labor Treasurer Wayne Swan's repeated false promises of a return to surplus, confidence in the Budget is, in a ...and more »

Red alert over Budget spend - dailytelegraph.com.au;

Red alert over Budget spend - dailytelegraph.com.au

dailytelegraph.com.auRed alert over Budget spenddailytelegraph.com.auBUDGET “insanity” will create an ever-widening deficit and a decade of “cost hikes on the credit card”. That's the warning from one of the country's most well-respected economists, with analysis to be released today showing $2.5 billion has been added ...and more »