Government & Public Sector

KPMG economists respond to Treasurer’s economic update

Dr Brendan Rynne and Dr Sarah Hunter respond to the treasurer’s economic update

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Increased support for the health system and job creation centre of the Queensland Budget

Budget has an absence of announcements related to broader fiscal reforms that would support productivity growth

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NSW Budget holds out hope for the reform of inefficient taxes and targets greater equity and opportunity

NSW, not to mention the nation, needs measures which will support growth in the productivity of its economy.

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Skilled migrants and international students at the heart of a successful economic recovery

While Australia has re-opened its borders in recent months, we haven’t seen the influx of skilled migrants or international students anywhere near the levels we had pre-COVID19, while outflows have more than recovered.

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2022 federal election outcome and analysis

The Labor Party has won the 2022 federal election with a campaign promising to deliver a better future for all Australians.

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COVID-19’s impact on population growth: a regional renaissance as Melbourne and Sydney decline

The Australian Bureau of Statistics regional population data release provides insight into the impact of COVID-19 on people’s location decisions

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What Happens Next? Space: The new frontier

In this episode we find out from Blue Origin astronaut and former NASA Engineer Chris Boshuizen what it’s like to rocket through space.

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A shift in how, when and why we move – what is the ‘new normal’ for Australia’s transport network?

The pandemic has transformed ‘work’ into a thing people do rather than a place to go with change predominantly felt in the CBDs.

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The geopolitics of infrastructure: the US passes the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Geopolitics shapes infrastructure policies and in turn infrastructure policies shape geopolitics

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Sea changers and remote workers highlight the need for a 20-minute city

Designing and delivering this ‘20-minute city’ structure will enhance liveability for all Greater Melbourne’s new residents.

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Child safeguarding standards in NSW have changed. Are you up to date?

Organisations in NSW must now incorporate the Scheme into their systems, policies, and processes to keep children and young people safe.

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Is public transportation about to undergo a massive shift?

The biggest challenge is how we manage crowds. Avoiding rush-hour stress used to be about efficiency, and now it is about safety.

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AUKUS: what is new about this trilateral security agreement?

According to the Joint Leaders Statement on AUKUS, the partnership will promote deeper cooperation on a range of security and defence capabilities, including information and technology sharing.

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