Peter Martin

Peter Martin is the economics editor for The Age, based at Parliament House

Guy Debelle, deputy governor of the RBA.

'Excessive pressure': RBA says too much is expected from the RBA

The Reserve Bank is being asked to do far too much, its deputy governor Guy Debelle has told a conference in London. From the time it was granted independence in the mid-1990s, it came to be seen as "the only game in town" for economic management, a view that was reinforced as it was forced it to do more and more.