Opinion

Leaders must rise to economic challenges

By John Hewson
Updated July 1 2021 - 5:24pm, first published September 3 2020 - 9:00am
WRONG PATH: It is bordering on irresponsible to claim the Australian economy can snap or bounce back. Picture: SHUTTERSTOCK

This week, we received the backward-looking data for our economic growth in the June quarter - a 7 per cent fall - giving us some guidance on the impact of COVID-19 and the government's response by way of border closures, lockdowns and social distancing.

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