The Economy

The jobs vacancies data has proven top be a reliable leading indicator of labour demand.

Job vacancies jump to four-year high

Job vacancies in Australia rebounded by 4.5 per cent in the three months to August to hit the highest since mid-2012, a promising sign for a pick up in labour demand.

A policy to apply lower poker machine tax rates to clubs than pubs has cost taxpayers $13.5 billion over 20 years.

Gambling is killing one Australian a day

It's the disease that's too lucrative to cure: Pokies deliver billions in revenue to the government - but it comes at a high price for society.

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You're not as rich as you think you are

The idea that the world is awash in savings and we're wealthier than ever is, on the surface, a persuasive one. Too bad it may not be true.

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