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Peter Martin is the Economics Editor for The Age.
Gareth Hutchens and Peter Martin Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens says if interest rates were to move shortly, they would be cut again.
Peter Martin Backyards will soon become unattainable for the majority of children born in Sydney and Melbourne, according to an explosive new report which blames a buildup in the number of largely-empty houses...
Peter Martin Officially, Australians in full-time jobs put in 38 hours per week. But the first detailed survey shows that most full-time workers surveyed put in more.
Peter Martin and Latika Bourke How concessions for the wealthy could be pared back.
Peter Martin If the Commonwealth Bank and Westpac had been located anywhere else, they wouldn't have pushed up rates.
Peter Martin Now he tells us. Hockey wanted to wind back super tax concessions all along.
Peter Martin Weeks after Treasurer Scott Morrison declared his budget had "a spending problem, not a revenue problem", new finance department figures show revenue falling short.
Peter Martin Once a nation of homeowners, we are becoming a nation of renters.
Peter Martin Feel like you're working longer days? That's because if you're a typical Australian worker, you are.
Peter Martin It's as if they have switched sides. Since the ascension of Malcolm Turnbull, its Coalition voters who have been feeling downbeat - the most downbeat since the election - and Labor voters who've been...
Peter Martin Steady on. It's far too early to predict a rate cut in November. And that isn't just because the Reserve Bank genuinely hasn't considered the question and won't until shortly before its November...
Mark Kenny, Peter Martin Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten have used the first day of the new parliamentary fortnight to trade blows over urban public transport in a marked departure from the Abbott period, in which such...
Peter Martin and Mark Kenny Labor is considering proposing an amendment to section 140GBA of the Migration Act which requires labour market testing before the import of workers on 457 visas, but only for a class of employers...
Peter Martin The International Monetary Fund says Australians will need to pay more tax, whatever the mix of specific measures adopted by the government.
Peter Martin Former trade minister Craig Emerson has proposed a way out of the impasse between Labor and the Coalition over the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
Peter Martin Some stories are too good to die, like the one about Tony Abbott's prime ministerial pension. Apparently he would have been able to get one if he had been in office for just three more days.
Peter Martin The stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations will be re-started next week, with the possibility of an agreement by the week's end.
Peter Martin Like the Monty Python Black Knight, Treasury was continuing after its arms and legs were chopped off.
Peter Martin Banks would face a tax of 10 per cent on their margins as part of a "grand bargain" proposed by the South Australian premier Jay Weatherill to properly fund health care.
Peter Martin Labor has flatly rejected co-operating with the Coalition on boosting the goods and services tax, whatever the outcome of next year's tax white paper and negotiations with the states.