It's been 30 years since the last recession. Here's what life in 1990 looked like

Amy Martin
By Amy Martin
Updated June 3 2020 - 9:58pm, first published 8:30am
The must-have gadget for 1990? The Gameboy. Picture: Shutterstock

It's official. For the first time in almost 30 years, Australia is in a recession. And my, how the world has changed since the last time we were in this position in 1990, when "the recession we had to have" began.

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Amy Martin

Amy Martin

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

As the lifestyle reporter, I love finding out what makes people tick and giving insight into the different ways that you can enjoy the city we live in. Email: amy.martin@canberratimes.com.au