Jump on to ask Bernard Hickey about the news of the week, including the Emissions Reduction Plan, Budget 2022, this weekend's election in Australia and…
Budget 2023's $50b warchestListen now (6 min) | $350 one-off payment the crumb thrown to 2.1m in the 'squeezed middle', but Labour Govt still tightened fiscal policy slightly…
Budget 2022: When politics and inflation collideListen now (6 min) | Govt responds to ‘squeezed middle’ critics with one-off $350 cost-of-living payments over winter for those not already getting…
Building back no betterListen now | Budget 2022 to cement in low-investment, low-debt and tax-cut-driven approach to Govt post-Covid as Labour and Greens give up on 'Build…
Dawn Chorus: Tight enough?Listen now (13 min) | Robertson to present 'balanced' budget that 'keeps a lid on debt' but supports health system revamp & climate moves; IMF says…
Dawn Chorus: Recession warningsListen now | Wholesale interest rates falling as fears grow of recessions in US, EU and China; China retail sales, factory output and jobs slump during…
A tame, late and skimpy Emissions Reduction PlanListen now | No decision on congestion charging; no cash-for-clunkers scheme for two years; Only $2.9b of $4.5b fund allocated; Most early money…
The hoon about the week that wasListen now (58 min) | Including Peter Bale & me with guest Robert Patman on gas supplies to Europe being cut off; NATO's Scandi-pansion; this week's…
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