Economy

Igniting the Indigenous economy: a better way forward for Indigenous peoples

The dignity of employment and access to entrepreneurial opportunity are as important to Indigenous Australians as non-Indigenous Australians.

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A healthier structural deficit: taking the temperature on healthcare

Yesterday we released the ‘Solving the Structural Deficit’ report which is our contribution to the public conversation about creating a strong and sustainable Australia. It’s not just for now, but…

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Structural deficit reform: growing Australia without borrowing from the future

Australia is in its eighth year of substantial and unsustainable fiscal deficit. To be sure, this is partly due to the GFC and governments’ additional spending in response to this.…

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Leap Year Boost for Federal Government – a $1bn windfall to tax coffers

Who needs tax reform when you have the Gregorian Calendar? Says KPMG Chief Economist Brendan Rynne.

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More than income in – income out: fiscal sustainability requires vision for the society we want to live in.

So what is fiscal sustainability? Fiscal sustainability is the ability of a government to sustain its current spending, tax and other policies in the long run without threatening government solvency…

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Growth imperative seen as vital by CEOs in an increasingly complex global environment

Driving growth and delivering value are familiar concepts to Australian ASX-listed CEOs and other corporate leaders. As the complexity of business increases in local and global markets, the drivers for…

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Measuring regional resilience: introducing the Australian Regional Capacity Index

By any measure, Australia would be considered a resilient country, having weathered many economic and environmental challenges in recent times. Interest in this concept has recently gathered pace with resilience…

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Planets in alignment over Western Sydney

Today represents a big day for me, for KPMG and the Western Sydney economy. NSW Premier and Western Sydney Minister Mike Baird will officially open our new Western Sydney office, based…

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